Frederick, Md. — The Catholic University of America men's cross country team had four runners in the top-10 in a field of 121 as the Cardinals raced a to a third-place finish at Saturday's Hood College Open.
Sophomore Cosmo Pirozzi led the way with an eighth-place performance as he crossed the finish line in 27:47.7. He averaged a 5:35.6-mile in the eight-kilometer race.
His two teammates were hot on his heels, just seven seconds behind.
This was Catholic's final tuneup before next Saturday, Landmark Conference Championships at Juniata.
All Cardinal fans are encouraged to follow all of Catholic Athletics and sign up for "email-alerts" that sends the latest news directly to your phone, tablet or device. Also, be sure to follow the Cardinals on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook!