Men's Cross Country
Harriers Place Third at Saluki Invite

Harriers Place Third at Saluki Invite

McClennan places third overall - 10/3/98

The University of Illinois men's cross country team finished third at the Saluki Invitational this morning in Carbondale, Illinois. The Fighting Illini had 90 points which place them behind the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (44) and Southern Illinois University (75).

Leading the way for the Illini was junior Scott McClennan, who took fifth place overall with a time of 24:45.78 on the 10K course. Sophomore Mike Lucchesi also finished in the top 10. His time of 25:00.92 placed him ninth overall. Other top finishers for the Illini were Charles Berckmann (21 / 25:34.54) and Andrew Kurtz (24 / 25:38.44).

The next meet for Illinois men will be Sunday, October 18 when they travel to the Wolverine Regional at Ann Arbor, Michigan.