Carlow men’s cross country team makes history

LATROBE, Pa. – The Carlow University men’s cross country team made history on Friday, Sept. 2.

The Celtics opened the 2016 season by placing second out of four teams in the St. Vincent College Early Bird Cross Country Invitational. It was the first time a Carlow men’s cross country team has placed.

The Celtics’ average time in the 8k race was 34:19.

Christopher Woodley (SO/Northern Cambria, Pa.) led Carlow with a 31:54. Blake Wargo (SO/Milton, Pa.) ran 32.57, Jeffrey Amorose (FR/Pittsburgh, Pa.) ran 33:43, Timothy Richardson (FR/Monongahela, Pa.) ran 35:23, Christopher Taylor (SO/Jersey City, NJ) ran 37:57, Chandler Stockwell (SO/Richland, MI)ran 44:19 and Vincent Bucci (SR/Newell, Pa.) ran 50:32.

St. Vincent won the meet by taking the top seven places, with an average time of 28:46. Pitt-Greensburg finished third, with an average time of 34:30. Westmoreland County Community College was fourth, with an average time of 36:45.

The Celtics next run Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Penn State Greater Allegheny Invitational.

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