Bates vs. Tufts and MIT at Franklin Park
Team Bates Finishers 1. MIT 35 1. Mike Danahy 25:29 2. Tufts 42 7. Matt Twiest 26:22 3. BATES 48 8. Andrew Gruel 26:38 14.Brendan Hahesy 26:59 18.John Cullinan 27:15 20.Chris Lupo 27:13 21.Steve Dutton 27:25 25.John McGrath 27:48Junior Mike Danahy (So. Windsor, Conn.) won his second straight meet as three of the top six teams in New England got together for a triangular meet. No. 5 MIT came out on top (35 pts.) with No. 3 Tufts in second (42 pts.) and No. 6 Bates in third (48 pts.).
The Bates' two through five runners were grouped within one minute of each
other, though not as closely as last week's 35-second grouping. Junior
Matt Twiest (Albuquerque, N.M.) placed seventh overall, in a
time of 26:22. First-year runner Andrew Gruel placed eighth, 16 second
behind Twiest. Junior Brendan Hahesy (Melrose, Mass.) and senior
tri-captian John Cullinan (Yonkers, N.Y.) rounded out the Bates scorers,
finishing 14th and 18th, respectively.