Raposo Finishes 13th as Men's Cross Country Places Fourth at Connecticut College

WATERFORD, Conn. – Tufts men's cross country finished fourth at the Connecticut College Invitational on Saturday as three Jumbos placed in the top 30 overall including senior Colin Raposo who finished 13th.

Colin Raposo finished 13th overall for Tufts

The Jumbos finished with a score of 136 and a total time of 2:08:22 in the eight-kilometer event. Amherst finished first overall clocking in a 2:06:37 total time and a 72 score. Williams came in 17 seconds behind Amherst with a 2:06:54 total timme and scoring a 76. Dickinson senior Eric Herrmann won the event with a 24:43.2 time.

Raposo finished with a mark of 25:21.6 to lead the Jumbos. Fellow senior Dylan Jones clocked in a 25:36.0 which was good for 23rd overall and the second-best time for Tufts. Also placing in the top 30 was senior Andrew Doherty Munro who recorded a 26th place finish and a time of 25:40.7.

The next two Jumbos to place were seniors Rory Buckman (25:49.0) and Hiroto Watanabe (25:54.7) placing 33rd and 41st, respectively. Freshman John Cyprus finished 51st clocking a 26:01.4 in his first Connecticut College Invitational. Sophomore Peter Horvath (26:08.5) rounded out the Jumbo top seven as he came in with the 65th best time.

Freshmen Sam Gatti, Joseph Harmon, Neerav Gade, and sophomore Patrick Nero also finished in the top 150 overall for the Jumbos.

Tufts will next be in action when they host the New England Small College Athletic (NESCAC) Championship in two weeks on Saturday, October 27 at Franklin Park in Boston.


Written By Athletic Communications Intern Bryan Costello