CMS Men's Cross Country Takes Fourth at Paul Short Run
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team earned a fourth-place finish at the Paul Short Run on Friday out of 45 teams representing all three divisions.
Carnegie Mellon took first place, Emory second, Haverford third and CMS fourth. Carnegie Mellon earned some separation for the team title with 114 points, while Emory (166), Haverford (187) and CMS (192) were bunched together tightly.
Adam Sage was the top CMS finisher in 18th place, crossing the line in 24:28.3. He was quickly followed by Charles Albach in 23rd place in 24:30.5, who cut 42 seconds off his PR to move up from 35th place in CMS history into eighth, and Miles Christensen in 26th place with a 24:33.2.
The Stags then finished off their scoring when Oliver Pick (62nd, 24:59.2) and Hayden Beauchemin (63rd, 24:59.5) crossed the line together just under the 25-minute mark. Pick knocked nine seconds off his PR to move into 23rd place in CMS history, while Beauchemin chopped 18 seconds off his debut time at the UC Riverside Invitational Nicholas Taubenheim came in seven spots later in 70th with a 25:06.5.
CMS will be back in action next weekend when it competes at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational.