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    UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM Levine and the Huskies claimed first place at UMass Invite
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    Levine and the Huskies claimed first place at UMass Invite
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    Sept. 14, 2013

    Results

    AMHERST, Mass.- The UConn men’s cross country team opened the 2013 campaign with a first place finish at the UMass Invite on Saturday afternoon. Connecticut claimed first place with 63 points as the Huskies averaged a time of 19:41.73.

    UConn was led by freshman Michael O’Donnell who crossed the finish line in 19:22.90 and took second place overall in his first collegiate meet.

    Connecticut saw four Huskies notch top-15 finishes in the 6,200 meter run as David Cotton, Ned Wilson and Stephen Vento joined O’Donnell. Cotton ran the race in 19:43.21 for 13th place, Wilson ended the run in 19:43.40 to take 14th place and Vento was 15th with a time of 19:47.12.

    Paul Holden concluded the day with a 19th place finish in 19:52.01, while Alex Levine finished in 27th with a time of 20:07.27.

    UConn’s final runners were John Hansell who posted a time of 20:19.20, Wyatt Million who ran the race in 20:22.34 and Mitchell Brown who finished in 20:35.87.

    Connecticut returns to action on Saturday, September 21, when the Huskies compete at the Ted Owens Invitational in New Britain, Conn. The race is slated to start at 11:30 a.m.