(SOUTH BEND, Ind.) - Walsh raced to a fifth place finish at the National Catholic Invitational Meet, held at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend today. Walsh placed behind Aquinas, Loras, John Carroll and Bellarmine in the 22-team field.
Junior Justin Groubert (Hartville, OH/Lake) paced the Cavs, and challenged the pack with an outstanding fourth place finish in a time of 26:07.7
Naimbai Njerakey (Fr., North Canton, OH/Wheaton (MD) earned a top 20-finish at 15th place (26:28.6). Matt Roshak (Jr., North Canton, OH/Hoover) placed 33rd (27:00.4), Justin Eddy (Sr., Canton, OH/Perry) 38th (27:14.2), Jackson Zaremba (Jr., Canton, OH/GlenOak) 41st (27:18.9), Matt Thiessen (So., Navarre, OH/Perry) 46th (27:29. 6), Ben Lehotay (Fr., Magnolia, OH/Sandy Valley) 48th (27:34.1), Seth Kurzen (So., Massillon, Perry) 63rd (28:08.4) and David Briggs (Fr., Hebron, OH/Hebron Lakewood) 68th (28:18.7).