1997 W&L Men's Cross Country Results

NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regional
November 15, 1997 - Sewanee, Tenn.

TEAM RESULTS
1.  Frostburg State	68
2.  Washington and Lee	85
3.  Emory		94
4.  Rhodes		119
5.  Trinity		170
6.  Sewanee		194
7.  Lynchburg		201
8.  Centre		203
9.  Mary Washington	204
10. Salisbury State	276
11. Mississippi College	292
12. Roanoke		296
13. Catholic		307
14. Bridgewater		383
15. Gallaudet		400
16. McMurray		416
17. Oglethorpe		427
18. Averett		509

TOP W&L FINISHERS: Jason Callen (5th - 26:57), Will Olson (8th - 27:13), 
Taylor Shultz (19th - 27:37), Greg Ruthig (26th - 27:52), Darrick Alford 
(29th - 27:55) 

ODAC Championships November 8, 1997 - Harrisonburg, Va. TEAM RESULTS 1. Washington and Lee 24 2. Lynchburg 56 3. Roanoke 87 4. Bridgewater 110 5. Hampden-Sydney 113 Eastern Mennonite 113 Top W&L Finishers: Jason Callen (1st, 27:07), Will Olson (2nd, 27:18), Alex Taylor (5th, 27:44), Greg Ruthig (6th, 27:48), Darrick Alford (10th, 28:53), Taylor Shultz (11th, 29:00). Callen named ODAC Runner of the Year. Callen, Olson, Taylor and Ruthig earn All-ODAC honors.
Gettysburg Invitational October 25, 1997 - Gettysburg, Pa. TEAM RESULTS: 1. Mt. Union 44 2. Otterbein 97 3. Shippensburg 124 4. Indiana U. of Pa. 152 5. Kutztown 186 6. Millersville 219 7. Walsh 243 8. Gettysburg 284 9. Washington and Lee 296 10. Bloomsburg 298 11. Lock Haven 328 12. Johns Hopkins 367 13. Wheeling Jesuit 370 14. Loyola 381 15. W. Va. Wesleyan 393 16. Haverford 436 17. California (Pa.) 461 18. American 478 19. Stevens State 524 20. Lynchburg 542 21. Clarion 563 22. Allentown 575 23. St. Vincent 608 24. Goucher 617 25. High Point 622 26. Messiah 690 27. Lebanon Valley 695 28. Angel Track Club 739 29. U of Pitt-Bradford 813 30. Lee University 824 31. Shepherd 854 32. Susquehanna 858 33. Elizabethtown 926 34. W. Liberty State 950 35. La Roche 1075 Top W&L Runners: Jason Callen (21st, 25:36.9), Will Olson (28th, 25:49.8), Greg Ruthig (38th, 26:06.6), Alex Taylor (113th, 27:11.6), Darrick Alford (115th, 27:13.9).
VMI Invitational October 18, 1997 - Lexington, Va. Scored as a double dual meet. JMU "B" 16, Washington and Lee 51; VMI 19, W&L 39 Top W&L Runners: Jason Callen (7th, 27:09), Darrick Alford (14th, 27:48), Greg Ruthig (17th, 28:03), Taylor Shultz (19th, 28:07), Alex Taylor (21st, 28:09), Will Olson (23rd, 28:45).
Virginia State Division II-III Championship October 11, 1997 - Harrisonburg, Va. 1. Washington and Lee, 31 2. Roanoke, 56 3. Lynchburg, 86 4. Mary Washington, 115 5. Christopher Newport, 120 6. Bridgewater, 148 7. Hampden-Sydney, 161 8. Southern Virginia, 237 9. Averett, 259 10. Ferrum, 267 11. Eastern Mennonite, Incomplete Top W&L Runners: Jason Callen (1st, 26:10), Darrick Alford (2nd, 26:24), Alex Taylor (8th, 26:55), Greg Ruthig (9th, 26:58), Will Olson (11th, 27:25).
Cortland State Invitational September 27, 1997 - Cortland, N.Y. 1. St. Lawrence, 81 2. M.I.T., 109 3. Cortland State, 113 4. Ithaca, 153 5. Plattsburgh, 161 6. R.I.T., 184 7. Franklin & Marshall, 201 8. Binghamton, 205 9. Washington & Lee, 210 10. Fredonia, 226 11. Gettysburg, 241 12. Geneseo, 305 13. LeMoyne, 306 14. Houghton, 319 15. Buffalo State, 366 16. Oswego, 387 17. Rochester, 407 Top W&L Runners: Jason Callen (12th, 26:18), Will Olson (15th, 26:26), Darrick Alford (46th, 27:04), Greg Ruthig (64th, 27:32), Alex Taylor (73rd, 27:48).
W&L Cross Country Invitational September 20, 1997 - Lexington, Va. Washington and Lee 15 Washington and Lee J.V. 44 Southern Virginia 75 Shenandoah 83 W&L Leaders: Greg Ruthig (1st, 29:17), Darrick Alford (2nd, 29:18), Alex Taylor (3rd, 29:18), Will Olson (4th, 29:18), Jason Callen (5th, 29:19). Univ. of Virginia Invitational Sept. 13, 1997 - Charlottesville, Va. W&L's men finished seventh of 11 at the University of Virginia Invitational. W&L was the top Division III team at the meet and posted wins over two Division I schools, VMI and Richmond. Senior Will Olson led the Generals with a time of 26:42 over the 8,000 meter course to finish 36th overall and first among the Division III runners in the meet. TEAM RESULTS 1) James Madison, 41 2) William & Mary, 44 3) Va. Commonwealth, 91 4) Liberty, 101 5) Virginia, 110 6) Radford, 169 7) W&L, 205 8) VMI, 214 9) Richmond, 249 10) Mary Washington, 287 11) Hampden-Sydney, 345 Norfolk State, Incomplete Top W&L Runners: Will Olson, 26:42 (36th); Jason Callen, 27:03 (46th), Darrick Alford, 27:09 (49th); Alex Taylor, 27:17 (54th); Greg Ruthig, 28:40 (83rd).
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