|(Gettysburg, Pa.) - The Dickinson College men's cross country team successfully defended its title at the Centennial Conference Championships with a championship meet record 16 points.|
The Red Devils captured five of the top six places in the race, led by two-time individual champion Greg Leak (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville), who crossed the line in a time of 26:30.
Senior Nick Karwoski (Hollis, N.H./Groton) crossed the line second with a time of 26:34, followed by Andy Gregor (Fair Oaks, Pa./Quaker Valley) in third (26:35).
Michael Tarkoff (Warrington, Pa./C.B. South) came in fourth (26:36) while Brian Krusell (Newington, Conn./Newington)crossed in sixth place with a time of 26:43.
The Devils, ranked ninth-nationally, claim their second straight Centennial title with #8-ranked Haverford placing second with 46 points on the day. Johns Hopkins was third with 68. The win also marked the second straight individual title and Runner of the Year honor for Leak.
All five Devils earn First-team All-Conference honors, finishing in the top seven of the race.
The Red Devils will compete at the NCAA Mideast Regionals on November 14th at Lehigh University.