DARTMOUTH, MASS – Freshman Jason Karakaedos (Peabody, Mass) was the first University of Massachusetts Dartmouth runner and 62nd overall to cross the finish line this afternoon at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Invitational.
Two Corsairs finished inside the top-85 to help the Corsairs register a total of 527 points and place 16th among the 43-team field. Brandeis won the meet with a total of 93 points, followed by East Stroudsburg (116) and Connecticut College (125).
Karakaedos was the first Corsair to finish the 5-mile UMass Dartmouth course, crossing the finish line at 26 minutes, 53 seconds. Freshman Cory Jordan (Peabody, Mass) also produced a 82nd place performance, finishing with a time of 27 minutes, 14 seconds.
Senior Sean Herlihy (Norton, Mass) was the third on the team to cross the finish line in 27 minutes, 31 seconds. Sophomore Dominic Roy finished fourth for the Corsairs in 28 minutes, 41 seconds. Freshman Michael Tierney (Norton, Mass) rounded out the Corsair contingent inside the top-half of the field, clocking a time of 28 minutes, 45 seconds..
Senior Cyenus Paquin (Middleboro, Mass) and sophomore Benjamin Braz (Peabody, Mass.) rounded out the Corsair runners with times of 29 minutes, 37 seconds and 30 minutes, 21 seconds,
Ignatio Hernando of Southern New Hampshire won the individual race, finishing in a mere 25 minutes, 13 seconds.
UMass Dartmouth will return to action on Saturday September 19th, when the Corsairs travel to Brunswick, Maine; when they compete in the Bowdoin College Invitational.