NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass.—Connecticut College head men's cross country coach Jim Butler announced his retirement this week, but if his team runs the way they did today, he might just have to be talked out of it.
The Camels scored 60 points to place 2nd out of 33 scoring teams at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational. Only Division II American International College ran faster as the Yellow Jackets scored 52 points to edge out the Camels.
Senior Ben Bosworth (Dorchester, Mass.) paced the Camels, placing second in the field of 242 harriers by completing the 8k course in 25 minutes flat. Freshman Danny Aschale (Cambridge, Mass.) posted a time of 25:03 to finish third in the field. Senior Zander Mintz (East Windsor, N.J.) took ninth place for the Camels with a time of 25:30.
Junior Connor Trapp (Wilmette, Ill.) checked in with a time of 25:58 to finish in 25th place. Sophomore Price Day (Harvard, Mass.) placed 26th overall with a time of 26:01. Senior Alejandro Hernandez (Miami, Fla.) posted a time of 26:05 to finish in 28th place for Connecticut College.
Sophomore Russell Adam (Cheshire, Conn.) was the seventh Camel to complete the course, posting a time of 26:50.