JMU senior Mark Bahnuk paced the Dukes to a second-place finish

TOWSON, MD -– William and Mary graduate student Ed Moran won his second straight league title, and the Tribe took six of the top 10 spots to claim its fourth consecutive Colonial Athletic Association men's cross country Saturday morning at Oregon Ridge Park. The Tribe finished with 20 points to comfortably out-distance runner-up James Madison, which finished with 54.

Moran's stride covered the 8,000-meter terrain in 25 minutes and 18 seconds. The University of Delaware's Patrick Riley finished second in 25:46, and the Tribe's Matt Keally clocked in at 25:50.00 to place third.

The Dukes were paced by senior Mark Bahnuk (Hackettstown, N.J./Hackettstown), who came across the line in 26:07.00 to place sixth in the field of 74 runners who completed the race. Junior Evan Kays (Batesville, Ark./Stuarts Draft-Va.) finished eighth in 26:14.00, and junior Ted Herbert (Virginia Beach, Va./Cox) placed 11th in 26:19. The JMU trio earned All-CAA honors for their performances.

Senior John Fraser (West Hartford, Conn./William H. Hall), in only his second race of the fall, was JMU's fourth harrier to finish. He was 14th in 26:40.00. Junior Bill Meador (Roanoke, Va./Cave Spring) placed 16th in 27:00, freshman C.W. Moran (Potomac Falls, Va./Potomac Falls) ranked 21st in 27:24.00 and freshman Neil Duffy (Virginia Beach, Va./Kempsville) 22nd in 27:38.00.

JMU's other runners included sophomore Nick Noe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle), 26th in 27:46.00; freshman Ted Stevenson (Hartford, Conn./William H. Hall), 35th in 28:18.00; freshman Bryan Buckland (Centreville, Va./Westfield), 41st in 28:42.00; and junior Kyle Hawke (Solon, Ohio/Solon), 50th in 29:46.00.

Delaware finished third as a team with 76, finishing ahead of Virginia Commonwealth (126), host Towson (153), Hofstra (164), George Mason (182) and UNC Wilmington (228).