Sept. 1, 2001
Men's Cross Country Takes First at SIU-Edwardsville
Led by five runners in the top eight, the Truman State University men's cross country team opened its 2001 season with a victory at the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Open on Saturday.
The Bulldogs finished with a score of 22 to outdistance second-place SIU-Edwardsville by 32. Missouri-Rolla came in third with 55, followed by MacMurray with 120.
For Truman, senior Ben Rosario (St. Louis/SLUH) placed first overall with a time of 26:10.33 on the 8,000-meter course. Sophomore teammate Alan Heincker (Dittmer, Mo./Grandview) was second in 26:39.68. Junior Pat Boyle (St. Charles, Mo.) placed fourth with a time of 27:07.40. Senior Mark DeBold (St. Charles, Ill./Lincoln-Way) was seventh in 27:23.05 and sophomore Dan Boyle (St. Charles, Mo.) was eighth in 27:27.90.
In all, the 'Dogs, who are coming off a 15th-place finish in the nation last year, placed 10 runners in the top 19.
Up next, Truman will compete at the University of Kansas/Bob Timmons Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 8.
Listed below are the Bulldogs' results from the SIU-Edwardsville Open.
FINAL TEAM SCORING SIU-Edwardsville Open Sept. 1, 2001 1. Truman State University 22 2. SIU-Edwardsville 54 3. Missouri-Rolla 55 4. MacMurray (Ill.) 120 TRUMAN RESULTS 1. Ben Rosario 26:10.33 2. Alan Heincker 26:39.68 4. Pat Boyle 27:07.40 7. Mark DeBold 27:23.05 8. Dan Boyle 27:27.90 11. Brian McQueary (St. Louis/St. Mary's) 28:01.88 12. Andy Person (Wildwood, Mo./Ladue) 28:02.57 16. Ryan French (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Linn-Marr Marion) 28:21.53 17. Brad Peter (Arnold's Park, Iowa/Okoboji) 28:23.55 19. Mark Chrismer (St. Peters, Mo./Francis Howell North) 28:28.43 24. Scott Downard (Norman, Okla.) 28:47.47 25. Trey Robinson 29:00.07 32. Robert Taylor (Strafford, Mo.) 29:35.44 40. Dan McLaughlin (Easton, Mo./St. Joseph Central) 30:20.58 41. Josh Kampeter 30:56.12
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