Men's Cross Country to Open 2016 Slate Saturday With Duquesne Duals
Aug. 31, 2016
Duquesne's men's cross country team will open the 2016 season on Saturday, Sept. 3 as they host the Duquesne Duals at 9:45 am at Schenley Park.
Head coach Jim Lear's Dukes, who were picked to finish seventh of 14 schools at this year's Atlantic 10 Championship in a preseason poll of the league's coaches, will be led by redshirt junior Rico Galassi (Dickson City, Pa./Holy Cross), sophomore Hunter Wharrey (Wexford, Pa/North Allegheny) and senior Dino Andrade (Springdale, Ark./Har-ber).
Galassi was Duquesne's top finisher at the 2015 A-10 Championship, finishing 18th of 126 runners. Wharrey followed in 26th place while Andrade placed 49th.
The 2016 Atlantic 10 Championship is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29 in Mechanicsville, Va.