Wake Forest Takes 10th Place at Penn State National Invite
Freshman Greg Billington led the Deacons in his second collegiate race.
Freshman Greg Billington led the Deacons in his second collegiate race.

Oct. 12, 2007

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Freshman Greg Billington finished 10th overall to lead Wake Forest to a 10th-place showing at the Penn State National Invite Friday afternoon at the Blue/White Golf Course.

Billington finished the 5.2-mile course in 26:34 to lead the Demon Deacons in his second collegiate race. He finished 10th out of 222 runners.

Redshirt freshman Patrick Russell was the second Deacon across the finish line, finishing 38th in 27:11.

Sophomore Marcus Dillon followed Russell, running a 27:15 to place 44th.

Seniors John Compton and Chris Catton rounded out Wake's top five. Compton finished in 27:24 to place 56th, while Catton took 105th in 28:16.

Senior Matt Owen placed 130th in a time of 29:12.

As a team, Wake Forest scored 253 points. LaSalle won the meet with 62 points, while Oklahoma was second with 89. Penn State, Kentucky and Guelph rounded out the top five teams.

Kentucky's Andre Silva took home the individual title by running a 26:16.

The Deacons are back in action in two weeks with the ACC Championships on Saturday, Oct. 27, in Charlottesville, Va.

Wake Forest Individual Results
10. Greg Billington, 26:34; 38. Patrick Russell, 27:11; 44. Marcus Dillon, 27:15; 56. John Compton, 27:24; 105. Chris Catton, 28:16; 130. Matt Owen, 29:12.

 

 

Team Results
1. LaSalle 62, 2. Oklahoma 89, 3. Penn State 120, 4. Kentucky 123, 5. Guelph 125, 6. Cortland State 127, 7. Slippery Rock 182, 8. Cornell 207, 9. Akron 231, 10. Wake Forest 253, 11. George Mason 270, 12. Lehigh 327, 13. Quinnipiac 351, 14. Pittsburgh 370, 15. PSU Alumni 400, 16. Lock Haven 446, 17. Rider 463, 18. Syracuse 531, 19. St. Francis (Pa.) 553, 20. Bloomsburg 601.

Top Five Individuals
1. Andre Silva, Kentucky, 26:16; 2. Jeff Weiss, Slippery Rock, 26:19; 3. Korey Edwards, LaSalle, 26:24; 4. Jon Grey, Oklahoma, 26:26, 5. Shamus Nally, Cortland State, 26:29.

 

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