YEAR IN REVIEW: Men's Cross Country

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Twice a week this summer, will feature a sport-by-sport look back at the 2014-15 season and championships. Check back each week for a review of each sport. Today's look back: Men's Cross Country.

Championship Central

The George Mason Patriots won the 2014 Atlantic 10 Men’s Cross Country Championship with 50 points and an average time of 25:01.60. Saint Joseph’s Rad Gunzenhauser was the individual winner with a time of 24:33.6. The Men’s 8K race was held at Schenley Park and hosted by Duquesne University. 

The Patriots finished with three of the top five finishers and five finishers in the top 23 to bring home Mason’s first A-10 Cross Country championship.

George Mason coach Andrew Gerard won Coach of the Year honors while Duquesne’s Rico Galassi was named the Most Outstanding Rookie as the top freshman finisher.

Duquesne finished second with an average time of 25:07.18 and 64 points. Saint Joseph’s was third with 100 points and an average time of 25:12.50, while Saint Louis followed in fourth with 119 points and an average time of 25:20.50. Davidson finished fifth with 144 points and an average time of 25:30.06.

With a score of 161 and an average time of 25:33.76, Richmond finished sixth. Massachusetts came in seventh with 171 points, while Dayton followed in eighth with 187 points. Defending champion La Salle was ninth with 196 points and Fordham took 10th with 202 points. George Washington finished 11th, while VCU, Rhode Island and St. Bonaventure took the final three spots.

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