Tigers Finish 8th at Christopher Newport Invitational

NEWPORT NEWS, VA - The Hampden-Sydney Cross Country team placed eighth at the Christopher Newport Invitational this weekend.

Andrew Stoddard (Richmond, VA / Mills E. Godwin) paced the team in 27:23 to take 31st overall in the D-III only 8k, and William Imeson (Harrisonburg, VA / Harrisonburg) placed 79th with a time of 29:28. Yonathan Tarekegne Ararso (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Woodberry Forest) crossed the finish line in 29:51 to take 89th, and Andrew Craver (East Bend, NC / Forbush) followed eight seconds behind Ararso to finish 90th. David Joseph Hart (Virginia Beach, VA / First Colonial) rounded out the scoring with a 100th placement in 31:32. Drew Fletcher (Arlington, VA / Bishop O'Connell) followed closely behind with a 31:45.

The Tigers will compete next at the ODAC Championship, hosted by Eastern Mennonite University, on October 27.