Emory Men's Cross Country Finishes 10th At Southeast Classic
The Emory men’s cross country team was represented at the Southeast Classic earlier today with the squad posting a 10th-place finish out of 34 squads. Serving as the host of the meet was Berry College.
With the Eagles’ main contingent of runners on the sidelines in anticipation of next weekend’s UAA Championships, the team finished with 291 points. Taking home first place was Bryan College with 65 points. Savannah College of Arts and Design was runner-up with 129 points while Cumberland College took home third place (139 pts.).
Senior Nathan Gordon paced the Emory pack, covering the 8k course in a time of 26:45, good for 42nd place out of 309 runners. Freshmen Hirsh Giakwad (26:58) and Brian Diener (27:02) were the next two Eagles to cross the finish line, placing 56th- and 59th overall, respectively. Rounding out Emory’s scorers were sophomore Diego Flores Alvarez, whose time of 27:14 ranked 66th overall, and junior Scott Campbell who turned in a 74th-place showing with an effort of 27:19.