Burke's Tenth Place Finish Headlines ACC Championships for Eagles
|Bib #42||Sean Burke (Boston College)|
ACC Cross-Country Championships (8k)
WHERE: Cary, N.C.
WHEN: Friday, October 28, 2016
NUMBER OF TEAMS/INDIVIDUALS: 15/126
TOP FIVE TEAMS: 1. Syracuse; 2. Virginia; 3. NC State; 4. Virginia Tech; 5. Florida State
- The BC men's cross country team took 12th overall at this year's ACC Championships. The Eagles had 337 points, which was better than Wake Forest, Clemson and Miami.
- Sophomore Sean Burke was the leader for the Eagles, running an impressive 23:27.6 for a 10th place overall finish. Burke shaved off nearly 30 seconds from his previous 8k time this season at the Chile Pepper Festival on October 1st.
- Rounding out the top three for the Eagles were senior Kevin Sullivan in 87th place with his time of 25:17.2 and sophomore Sawyer Maher in 89th place, running a time of 25:18.4.
Some Eagles will run in the NCAA Northeast Regional on November 11th.