The John Carroll University men’s cross country team continued their season this past weekend, boasting a sixth place finish among the 31 schools competing at the NCAA Division III Pre-Nationals, held in Mason, Ohio.
The Blue Streaks have reason to be confident moving forward, having held their own against schools like top-ranked North Central (IL) and Loras, who finishedfirst and third, respectively. JCU also topped the likes of Ohio Northern University, who is ranked fourth in the Great Lakes Region, along with Bridgewater of Virginia, the highest ranked school out of the South Region.
Senior Tadhg Karski was the top runner of the meet for the Blue Streaks, finishing 34th overall, with a time of 24:36.41. Shortly behind were teammates sophomore David Cremi, coming in at 40th and junior Patrick O’Brien at 47th.
The JCU cross country team will run next on October 3, in the All-Ohio Championships, taking place in Cedarville, Ohio.