LHU Men’s Cross Country ranked No. 4 in the region

NEW ORLEANS – For the second week in a row, the Lock Haven University men’s cross country team is ranked No. 4 in the weekly U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Atlantic Region rankings.

Lock Haven men took home the team title at Saturday’s (Oct. 6) D2/D3 Highlander XC Challenge, hosted by the New Jersey Institute of Technology

LHU used a strong front running pack which included three guys in the top-four and six in the top-13, as the Bald Eagles scored 18 points and powered their way to the D2/D3 title at the Highlander XC Challenge, hosted by the New Jersey Institute of Technology. LHU was first out of 31 teams and Aaron Pfeil marked Lock Haven’s top finisher today. He covered the 8K course in 25:23 and led a 2-3-4 Haven finish.

Luke Vanderhoff was third overall (25:41) and Matthew Oscovitch was fourth (25:48).

On Saturday, October 20, Lock Haven will compete at the NCAA Division II pre-regional meet hosted by Slippery Rock University. The meet will be held in Pittsburgh at the Bob O’Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park, the same location of the 2018 NCAA DII Atlantic Region and NCAA Championship meets.

Atlantic Region Rankings:

1. Edinboro

2. Shippensburg

3. Charleston (W.Va.)

4. Lock Haven

5. Kutztown

6. West Chester

7. East Stroudsburg

8. Indiana (Pa.)

9. Bloomsburg

10. Concord

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