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Clemson Men’s Cross Country Team Finishes Fourth

Aug. 31, 2001

BOONE, N.C. – The Clemson men’s cross country team opened its season with a fourth-place finish out of a field of 12 teams at the Appalachian State Invitational. The Tigers scored 102 points and finished behind first-place Wake Forest (23 pts.), runner-up Florida State (80 pts.) and host Appalachian State (86 pts.).

Junior Scott Shaw (East Syracuse, NY) led the Tigers with a fourth place finish and a time of 25:06. Freshman Matt Pimentel (Andover, MA) was 15th with a time of 25:28, and sophomore Ryan Fenton (Portland, ME) was 19th in 25:43. Freshman Matt Gunn (Idaho Falls, ID) completed the course in 25:53 for a 23rd place finish and junior Jason Meany (Liverpool, NY), who was stung by a hornet in the first part of the race, finished 41st (26:42).

The Tigers will next compete at the Winthrop Invitational in Rock Hill, SC, on Sept. 15.

Clemson Individual Results Scott Shaw (4th) – 25:06 Matt Pimentel (15th) – 25:28 Ryan Fenton (19th) – 25:43 Matt Gunn (23rd) – 25:53 Jason Meany (41st) – 26:42

Team Results 1. Wake Forest – 23 points 2. Florida State – 80 points 3. Appalachian State – 86 points 4. Clemson – 102 points 5. High Point – 143 points 6. North Florida – 183 points 7. Davidson – 236 points 8. Milligan – 241 points 9. Radford – 250 points 10. Winthrop – 256 points 11. Roanoke – 279 points 12. UNC Asheville – 315 points

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