SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – The West Virginia Wesleyan men's cross country team finished seventh at the Mack Cooper Invitational Saturday at Cooper's Lake Campground.
Wesleyan amassed 171 points in a very strong 10-team field.
The race featured seven of the top 10 teams currently ranked in the Atlantic Region, where Wesleyan is ranked 10th. It also featured two Division I Club teams with Pitt and Penn State joining the event.
Shippensburg claimed the team title with a dominating performance with 25 points while host Slippery Rock was runner up with 70 points on their home course.
Aaron Dinzeo from California (Pa.) outlasted 146 runners on the 8,000-meter course to win the event with a time of 24:45. With his time, Dinzeo broke the previous course record of 24:51.
The other Bobcat runner to score was Chad Langanacre who placed 60th with a clocking of 28:46.
Wesleyan's next big meet will be the MEC Championships on Nov. 8.