Men's Cross Country

McDaniel, Kelvey fifth at York

Rob Kelvey © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Rob Kelvey © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Kelvey finishes fifth overall to lead Green Terror to fifth-place finish

YORK, Pa. - Rob Kelvey (Westminster, Md./Westminster) finished fifth overall in the 8,000-meter race to lead McDaniel to an fifth-place showing at the York (Pa.) Invitational in men's cross country action on Saturday.

The Green Terror recorded 144 points as a team. Johns Hopkins won the team title with 31 points.

Kelvey completed the course in a season-best time of 26:43.35.

CJ Naper (New Windsor, Md./South Carroll) finished 42nd overall in a time of 28:40.28 while Ron Shriver (Westminster, Md./Francis Scott Key) was 54th in a time of 29:11.74.

Russell Morin (Lusby, Md./Patuxent) and Graham Miles (Hartford, Conn./Kingswood-Oxford) rounded out the McDaniel competitors, crossing 63rd (30:06.33) and 81st (32:36.41), respectively.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Paul Short Run on Friday.

Team Scores: 1. Johns Hopkins 31, 2. Navy 53, 3. Franklin & Marshall 97, 4. York (Pa.) 103, 5. McDaniel 144, 6. Lancaster Bible 164, 7. Catholic 168.

McDaniel Finishers (8,000 meters, 96 competitors): 5. Rob Kelvey 26:43.35, 42. CJ Naper 28:40.28, 54. Ron Shriver 29:11.74, 63. Russell Morin 30:06.33, 81. Graham Miles 32:36.41.