|All Photos by Jim Hogue|
Nova Southeastern won its first Florida Blue SSC Men’s Cross Country Championship on Saturday morning at the UCF Cross Country Complex in Orlando, Fla.
The Sharks tallied 41 points to edge out Florida Southern, which took second place with 47 points. Tampa placed third with 67 points, followed by Florida Tech with 78. Saint Leo finished fifth with 110 points, and Rollins was sixth with 188.
Florida Tech’s Chris Cacciapaglia was the top finisher in the men’s 8K race, posting a winning time of 25:56.60.
The top 10 runners are designated as the All-Championship Team.
NSU’s Kevin Meagher registered a second-place finish, crossing the finish line with a mark of 26:06.30. Meagher was joined in the top-five by teammate Timo Kilp, who finished fifth in 26:20.00. Fellow Shark Jordan Brown also earned All-Championship recognition, placing seventh in 26:25.90.
Florida Southern’s David Tomchinsky recorded a time of 26:13.80 to place third. Tomchinsky was joined on the All-Championship Team by fellow Moccasins Chris Yanichko (6th – 26:23.00), Jose Perez (8th – 26:26.70), and Chris Trebilcock (9th – 26:36.10).
Florida Tech’s David Boiywo completed the course with a mark of 26:17.10 to finish fourth.
Tampa’s Lewis Price rounded out the top 10 with a time of 26:38.60.
2012 All-Championship Team
(L-R): Chris Cacciapaglia, Kevin Meagher, David Tomchinsky, David Boiywo, Timo Kilp, Chris Yanichko, Jordan Brown, Jose Perez, Chris Trebilcock, Lewis Price
Top Finisher Chris Cacciapaglia and Commissioner Jay Jones
Related Item: Complete Race Results