JMU Men Sixth In Southeast Regional

GREENVILLE, N.C. (11/13/04) – Behind top 20 finishes by senior Ted Herbert (Virginia Beach, Va./Cox) and junior Allen Carr (Yorktown, Va./York) the James Madison men's cross country team finished sixth among 29 schools at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships, Saturday, Nov. 13. The event was won by North Carolina State and was hosted by East Carolina University.

Herbert covered the 10,000-meter Lake Kristi course in 30 minutes and 33.6 seconds to place 12th among the 200 entries. Carr placed 19th with a time of 30:54.8.

The Dukes' other scoring finishers were sophomore C.W. Moran (Potomac Falls, Va./Potomac Falls) in 31:17.2 for 35th, sophomore Bryan Buckland (Centreville, Va./Westfield) in 31:46.5 for 49th and junior Nick Noe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) in 32:04.9 for 65th. Freshman Teddy Stevenson (Hartford, Conn./William H. Hall) clocked in at 32:26.0 for the 88th position, and freshman James Printz (Winchester, Va./James Wood) was 133rd in 33:20.6.

The race was won by freshman Josh McDougal from Liberty University, who covered the terrain in 30:06.4. N.C. State scored a meet-low total of 81, followed by William and Mary's 99 and Clemson with 103. The Dukes scored 177 behind Virginia's 118 and Duke's 129.