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Men's Cross Country Comes Home 3rd at McNichols Invitational

Men's Cross Country Comes Home 3rd at McNichols Invitational

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology placed third in the season opening John McNichols Invitational on Saturday at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course, led by three top-10 finishers.

Matthew Stevenot paced the Fightin' Engineer performance with a time of 27:05 to place seventh in the small college division.  Nolan Gross came in just behind with a time of 27:22 for eighth place.

Other top finishers for Rose-Hulman included Sean Sullivan in 10th (27:45); Ben Gothard in 11th (27:52); and Nathan Ciriacks in 15th (28:08).  The top seven for the Fightin' Engineers also included Ethan Jones in 15th (28:09) and Evan Ammidown in 18th (28:27).

Indianapolis won the small college division with 33 points, followed by DePauw at 48 and Rose-Hulman at 50.  Vincennes came in fourth with 114 points.

Rose-Hulman returns to action at the Millikin Invitational on Friday Sept. 28.