DOYLESTOWN, Pa. - The Stevenson men's cross country team finished a program-best second overall in the team standings at the Middle Atlantic Conference Cross Country Championships, hosted by Delaware Valley. The Mustangs also set a school record for lowest team score at a conference championship with 56 points, which was just 10 back of MAC-Champion Messiah.
Sophomore Patrick Watson crossed the line in 26:13.7 to finish second overall, which sets a new program record for best finish by an individual in a conference championship meet. Watson, who earned All-MAC First Team honors, finished just 5.3 seconds behind first-place Franklin Livolsi of Messiah. Junior Langston Gash, who placed fifth overall with a time of 26:31.0, earned first team honors for the second year in a row.
Sophomore Nikita Kulick finished the 8k course in 27:45.6, which gave him 22nd overall and a spot on the All-MAC Third Team.
Sophomore Iddriss Iddriss clocked a solid time of 28:01.3, giving him 27th place and All-MAC Third Team honors.
Freshman Sushant Dhaurali clocked a 29:16.2 in his conference championship debut.
Stevenson will now have two weeks to prepare for the NCAA Division III Mid-East Regional Championships to be held at Big Spring High School in Newville, Pa. on Saturday, November 11. The meet is being hosted by Dickinson.