October 4, 2008

Spartans Place Third at Goucher Classic

TOWSON, MD – The York College men’s cross-country squad put on a solid performance Saturday afternoon at the Goucher College Classic, finishing a strong third behind Navy and Dickinson College. York posted five top-30 finishers including two in the top-20.

Jesse Jaeger (Kingsville, Md./Perry Hall) continues to record strong times in his senior season, as he was the first Spartan finisher and eleventh overall with a time of 28:12.81. Jaeger’s time was the second-best among Division III participants at the meet.

Junior Jason Hinkle (York, Pa./Eastern York) gave York their second top-20 runner, clocking a time of 29:12.07 as he finished in 20th-place. Sophomore Matt Provonche (Churchville, Md./C. Milton Wright) came in just two spots and 13 seconds behind Hinkle, crossing the line at 29:25.95 for 22nd.

Kevin Love (Royersford, Pa./Spring-Ford) grabbed 26th for the York side, finishing the race in 29:42.54 while Bret Kilefner (Stevens, Pa./Cocalico) traversed the course in 29:58.66 giving him a 30th place finish.

The Spartans, who are off next weekend due to the College’s fall break, will travel to Gettysburg, Pa. on Saturday, October 18. The Gettysburg Invitational is set for 11:00 am.

GOUCHER CLASSIC MEN'S RESULTS

Jesse Jaeger photo courtesy of Mike Adams