Kenneth Barrett of Wantagh, N.Y., a senior, closed out his Mount athletics career strong, posting the best individual performance in program history at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship with a ninth-place finish.
The finish garnered Barrett All-ECAC accolades for the second time in his career.
Barrett completed the 8K course at the Hudson Valley SportsDome in a time of 28:58.7 to collect the top 10 finish in a field of 71 runners. In doing so, he broke the previous program mark of 14th place, which he set as a freshman in 2018 with a time of 31:21.7.
In the final race of his Mount career, Barrett finished one of the finest three-year stretches in Men’s Cross Country program history after earning First Team All-Skyline Conference accolades three times and All-ECAC honors twice. Barrett holds the program’s best individual finishes at both championships, placing third at the Skyline meet in 2018 and ninth at the ECAC meet.
The Mount also received a strong run from Christian Pangione of Edgewater, N.J., who ran to a time of 36:21.4. The run was good for the 55th position overall.