Spartans Place Fourth at Belmont Classic

Spartans Place Fourth at Belmont Classic

PHILADELPHIA, PA-The York College men’s cross country squad posted a solid fourth place finish at the Belmont Cross Country Classic hosted by Cabrini College. The Spartans finished with a team score of 113 while allowed them the fourth place finish in the 19-team field.

The Spartans were paced by senior Jesse Jaeger (Kingsville, Md./Perry Hall) as he placed fourth with a time of 27:47.66. Jaeger, the reigning CAC Men’s Runner-of-the-Week, has been the Spartans’ top performer in every event the teams has participated in this season.

Sophomore Matt Provonche (Churchville, Md./C. Milton Wright) continues his strong second campaign in the green and white as he placed sixth, just over three seconds back of Jaeger as he clocked in with a time of 27:50.90. Junior Kevin Love (Royersford, Pa./Spring-Ford) was the next Spartan to cross the finish line, as he placed 22nd with a time of 28:44.62.

Sophomore Andrew Friesma (Adamstown, Pa./Cocalico) finished 35th for York as he completed the race in a time of 29:36.20. Sophomore Bret Kilefner (Stevens, Pa./Cocalico) was the final scorer for the Spartans as he placed 46th with a time of 30:07.78.

The Spartans travel to the Goucher Invitational on Saturday, October 4 in Towson, MD. The event is scheduled to begin at 10:00 am.