Diplomats Race at Dickinson Invitational
CARLISLE, Pa - The Franklin & Marshall men's cross country team competed in the Dickinson Long/Short Invitational on Saturday, running in a 4K and 8K race for a combined score of 16th overall.
The Red Devils won the 8K race, scoring 24 points to hold off Johns Hopkins in a close second with a score of 30. Carnegie Mellon claimed the 4K race to stop Dickinson from two titles in one day.
In the short race, Ryan Bell finished the top runner for the Diplomats with a time of 12:58.15 for 39th out of 187 runners. Freshman Mike Dohrmann was second on the team and 136th overall, running the course in 14:41.04.
Trevor Donnelly and Bryant Robinson ran two seconds apart, coming in at 140th and 142nd, respectively. Donnelly clocked in at 14:44.18 and Robinson had a time of 14:46.13. Tim Felice was the final runner to cross the finish line in the short race for the Diplomats, taking a time of 18:46.
In the 8K race, the Diplomats had three runners take to the course with Franklin Dekker placing 78th with a time of 28:24.24 for first on the squad. Erik Olsen ran 29:30.62 for 125th, while Jeffrey Hindes came in 142nd in 30:11.83.
F&M returns to action on Oct. 3 at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh, beginning at 1:45 p.m.