Garnet Men Run Strong to Earn Second Place in White 8K at Paul Short Run


BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Sophomore Aidan DuMont-McCaffrey (26:33) finished in seventh place while first-year Robert Fain (26:48) was right on his heels to earn 12th, helping the Swarthmore College men's cross country team earn a second-place finish in the men's white 8K at the Paul Short Run from Lehigh University on Friday afternoon.

The Garnet took second with a team total of 101 points, just two points shy of first-place Rowan (99).


Behind DuMont-McCaffrey and Fain, sophomores John McMinn (26:58) and Bill King (26:59) both helped the Garnet cause, finishing in 21st and 22nd place respectively.

Swarthmore returns to the course on Saturday, October 16 with the DeSales Invitational.

Team Score: 101 - 2nd place

Aidan DuMont-McCaffrey '13  26:33 - 7th
Robert Fain '14             26:48 - 12th
John McMinn '13             26:58 - 21st
Bill King '13               26:59 - 22nd
Jacob Phillips '13          27:23 - 39th
Patrick Hartnett '11        27:53 - 64th
Chris Wickham '12           28:04 - 74th

Men's Open 8k

Richard Scott '14           28:16 - 227th

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