MOUNT VERNON – Senior CJ Horan clocked a season-best time in the 5000-meter run to lead the Cornell men's scorers during the opening day at the Midwest Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday in the Small Multi-Sport Center Arena.
The Rams totaled 16 points and stand seventh in the 10-team field. Monmouth is the leader with 77 points, followed by St. Norbert with 54.
Horan wound up fifth out of 24 runners in the 5000 with a mark of 15:53.87. Teammate Lawrence Dennis was eighth in 16:13.36.
Preston Ritchie qualified for the finals in the 60. He recorded the fifth-fastest time in 7.09.
Saturday's competition begins at 9:30 a.m. with field events. The running begins at noon.