Emory Men's Cross Country Team Finishes Second At Berry Invitational
The Emory University men's cross country team, ranked 34th nationally, enjoyed a fine performance at the Berry College Invitational on Saturday, posting a second-place finish out of 13 teams.
The Eagles of head coach John Curtin registered 69 points and finished runner-up to Shorter College’s top mark of 20 points. Host Berry College was third with 84 points while Bryan College (150 pts.) and the University of West Georgia (151 pts.) rounded out the top five.
A pair of sophomores, Scott Jarvis and Stephen Ellwood, led the way for Emory with Jarvis clocking an 8k time of 27:16, good for 10th place in the 11-runner field, while Jarvis crossed the finish line in 27:19, placing him 11th overall. Freshman Chuck Ashforth was the No. 3 Emory runner to score with his effort of 27:20 slotting him 15th. Senior Jon Usry (27:32, 20th) and junior Geraint Davies (27:40, 22nd) were the other Emory entries to score.
Emory returns to action on Oct. 2 when it competes at the Louisville Classic.