CARY, N.C. – Duke cross country competed in its second meet of the season on Friday evening, where the men’s squad earned another top-five placement, coming away with a third-place finish at the Adidas XC Challenge. The Blue Devil men completed the 6K course with 86 points while having three runners place in the top 20.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Conor Bohrer and Nick Falk led the charge for Duke as the junior-sophomore duo completed the race in succession of each other while finishing among the top 16 in the men’s field.
- Bohrer delivered a personal-best performance and clocked 18:36.0 to place 15th while Falk (16th) ran his race in 18:37.8
- Sophomore Jeremy Kain concluded his race shortly afterwards, crossing the finish line in 18:38.0 to place 18th overall and set a new personal best.
- Rounding out the top-five Duke finishers was junior Beck Wittstadt (23rd) and senior Zach Barry (26th). Wittstadt turned in a time of 18:44.9 while Barry ran his 6K in 18:54.4
- Hope Frost, the lone representative for the Duke women Friday evening, had a career day on the 5K course as the junior clocked 19:00.6 (48th) – shaving over 35 seconds off her previous best.
- To view the full meet results, click here.
Duke heads to Charlottesville, Va., for the Virginia XC Invitational, slated for Saturday, Sept. 23.
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