TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Junior Jason Vincze was Vanderbilt’s top runner on Friday the 13th clocking a time of 26:13.1 over the 8,0000-meter course at the Crimson Classic to lead the Commodores to a 22nd-place finish.
Vincze took 90th place and was joined in the top 100 by teammate Evan Suzman, who placed 96th with a time of 26:16.2, which is his fastest 8K time this season.
Sophomore Harrison Thomas, clocked a time of 26:34.1, also a season-best. Aidan Livingston raced a personal-best 26.54.4. Andrew Irvine ran a 27.24.4, while Waqqas Fazili ran a 27.36.0, which is his best time of the season, finishing just ahead of fellow junior Caleb Casolaro who crossed the finish line with a time of 27:39.3.
Senior Sam DeFabrizo posted a 28:41.0 while freshman Edward Harpstead ran a 28:48.2 to round of the Vanderbilt contingent.
The Commodores are back in action on Oct. 27 when they head to Athens, Ga., for the SEC Championships.
For more information on the Vanderbilt cross country teams check them out on the website at www.vucommodores.com and on Twitter at @vandyxctrack.
Team – Top Five (University)
1. Middle Tennessee State – 110 pts
2. Alabama– 110 pts
3. Georgia Tech – 124 pts
4. Auburn-134 pts
22. Vanderbilt - 496
90. Jason Vincze– 26:13.1
96. Evan Suzman – 26:16.12
139. Aidan Livingston – 26:54. 4
166. Andrew Irvine – 27:24.0
176. Waqqas Fazili – 27:36.0
178. Caleb Casolaro – 27:39.3
205. Sam DeFabrizio – 28:41.0
207. Edward Harpstead – 28:48.2