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Men's Cross Country Finishes Third at Regionals

Scott Pourshalchi was the top finisher for Johns Hopkins.
Nov. 11, 2017

Team Scores
Individual Results

The Basics 

• Score: 3rd of 51 teams (103 points)
• Location: Newville, PA
• The Short Story: The Johns Hopkins men’s cross country team earned a third-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regionals on Saturday, which was hosted by Dickinson College. The Blue Jays finished behind Haverford and Carnegie Mellon. Both Haverford and Carnegie Mellon earned automatic bids to the NCAA Tournament as they finished in the top-two.

How it Happened
Scott Pourshalchi was the top finisher for JHU as the junior came in fifth with a time of 25:28.8.
• Coming in 15th was Ollie Hickson who completed the race with a time of 25:37.2.
• Seniors Panth Patel and Louis Levine were the next to finish for the Blue Jays. Patel finished 20th with a time of 25:48.3 while Levine finished 30th with a mark of 25:54.0.
• Rounding out the top-five for JHU was Charles Thornton who finished in 33rd with a time of 25:54.9.
Conner Delahanty earned a 36th-place finish with his time of 25:56.0 while Jared Pangallozzi finished in 41st with a time of 26:11.8.
• Pourshalchi, Hickson, Patel, Levine and Thornton all earn all-region for finishing in the top-35.

Up Next
• The Blue Jays will await the NCAA selection show on Monday, November 12 at 1 pm to see if they receive an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Johns Hopkins is currently ranked 12th in the country and second in the Mideast region.

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