ALEXANDRIA, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology relied on a balanced team performance to place 19th of
37 teams at the NCAA Division III Men's Cross Country Regional
hosted by Anderson University on Saturday.
Sophomore Josh Hojnacki (La Porte) led the
Fightin' Engineer performance with a 94th place finish out of 256
runners in a time of 26:55. Freshman Kevin Mauser
(Pittsburgh, Pa./Shaler) came home second among
Rose-Hulman runners and 101st overall with a time of 26:57.
Freshman Jacob Becker (O'Fallon, Ill.) added a
107th place with a time of 26:57. Junior Andrew
Thompson (Mundelein, Ill./Vernon Hills) came home 110th
overall in 27:09.
Other Rose-Hulman runners included sophomore Stuart West
(La Porte) with a time of 27:18; sophomore
Kyle Smolarek (Macomb, Mich./L'Anse Creuse North)
with a 27:18; and junior Robbie Mayhew (Terre
Haute) with a 27:23.
Rose-Hulman will host the NCAA Division III Cross Country
National Championships on Saturday at the LaVern Gibson Course.