Men's Cross Country Finishes in Sixth Place at NAC Championship

Men's Cross Country Finishes in Sixth Place at NAC Championship

BELFAST, Maine -- University of Maine at Farmington men's cross country team finished in sixth place at the 2018 NAC Championships on Sunday.  The race was hosted by Maine Maritime and held in Belfast, Maine.

Junior Jordan Fried lead the Beavers with a time of 29.57 to finish in 12th place overall.  Sophomore Isaiah Reid came across at 30.26, sophomore Aaron Hyde finished at 32.01, and just behind Tom Wing crossed at 32.03.  Senior David Doering finished out the top five for the Beavers with a time of 32.25.

The Husson University Eagles claimed the team championship.

Jarrod Ottman of Thomas won the NAC individual title with a time of 27:26.80.

The Eagles earned first place after scoring 65 points with two runners in the top seven. The 8k championship race included 66 total runners, representing eight schools.

The men's runner-up was Maine Maritime, as the Mariners turned in a 72, while SUNY Canton was third (79), NVU-Lyndon was fourth (99), followed by Thomas (102), UMaine-Farmington (108), UMaine-Presque Isle (141), and NVU-Johnson (228).

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Ottman completed the course 10 seconds ahead of his nearest competitor, as Anthony Pifari of NVU-Lyndon finished second in a time of 27:36.90. Maine Maritime's Aylen Wolf was third in 28:30.80, while NVU-Lyndon's Benjamin Cornell placed fourth with a time of 28:34.40. Zach Hartman of Husson finished fifth with a time of 29:19.10, followed by SUNY Canton's Jesse Walley in sixth in 29:20.00. The Eagles' Joel Bond finished seventh in 29:24.40, while Canton's Benjamin York placed eighth in 29:44.80.