NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. - The Westfield State Men's cross country team finished tenth out of a field of 36 teams at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
The men's varsity race consisted of 257 of the top runners in their respective schools around the area. Seniors Kevin Rayner (Pittsfield, Mass.) and Zac Bentley (Acushnet, Mass.) led the way for the Owl men, finishing 52nd and 54th, just five seconds apart respectively.
Westfield was two points away from edging out the ninth team spot, held by host Umass Dartmouth (307).
Sophomore Mike Maher (Attleboro, Mass.) was the top fiisher for the Owls in the JV race with a time of 29:07.37 for the 5-mile course.
The Owls are back in action on Saturday, October 5th in Keene, N.H. at the Keene State Invitational.