Men's Cross Country

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2014 Walsh Jesuit Cross Country

Freshmen

Sophomores

Juniors

Seniors

Jaret Bable

Michael Girard

Drew Barnes

Vince Casamento

Colin Gaffney

Sam Miller

Michael Indriolo

Josh Kovach

Gavin Gronowski

Nicholas Reimund

Brendan Myer

John Krakora

Samir Jain

Stephen Renuart

Andrew Myers

Dominic Moretti

Adam Lenz

Ethan Schieve

Kyle Neff

Connor Murphy

James Sanderson

Ryan Tatton

Jack Titgemeier

Matt Newrones

Steve Sinopoli

Anthony Volpe

  Alexander Reimund

      Corey Resweber

      Zac Tomko

 

Season Highlights

Warriors finish 12th at regional

Team sees several personal bests

Facing a tough field of state-ranked teams, the Walsh Jesuit men’s cross country team ended their season with a 12th place finish at the regional meet at Boardman High School Oct. 26. The team scored 302 points, with the four regional qualifying teams being Boardman (95), Chardon (117), Louisville (136) and Twinsburg (138). 

Junior Alexander Reimund led the way once again for the Warriors. Battling among the top 20 for the first half of the race, he finished 38th in a time of 16:56. Second man in was junior Connor Murphy, who moved up nicely during the race to finish 64th in one of his best times of the year, 17:18. Senior Andy Harwood continued his improvement over the past few weeks, running 17:32 to finish in 75th. Junior Alec Bryson ran a personal best time of 17:46 for an 88th place finish, and senior Nick Ondracek finished his cross country career with a 97th place showing in 17:52. Sophomore Brenden Meyer came in right behind Ondracek in 98th, clocking in at a personnel best time of 17:53.

Warriors qualify to regional meet
Marks 36th straight year for team

The Walsh Jesuit men's cross country battled a little mud and plenty of competition at the district meet at Goodyear Metro Park Oct. 19. With the top four teams qualifying to the regional meet, the Maroon and Gold nabbed the fourth and final spot, scoring 95 points. The winner of the meet was Tallmadge, who scored 61 points.

Leading the way, as he has most of the season, was junior Alexander Reimund. Reimund battled it out with the top five runners for a majority of the race before finishing eighth in 17:17, which also earned him individual qualifying honors. The next three Warriors in came in a pack attack. Junior Connor Murphy was 19th in 17:44, senior Andy Harwood 20th in 17:48 and senior Nick Ondracek in 21st in 17:49. Junior Alec Bryson cracked the top 30 as well, taking 27th in 18:07 to round out the scoring for the Warriors. The varsity also included sophomore Brendan Meyer, who placed 32nd in 18:15, and freshman Sam Miller, who was 37th in 18:21.

The team will travel to Boardman High School on Saturday, Oct. 26 to attempt to qualify to the state meet. The race goes off at 3 p.m.

Warriors defend NCL title

Win conference for third straight year

The Walsh Jesuit men’s cross country team made it a perfect 3-for-3 in conference titles Oct. 12, defending their crown at Squire Valleevue Farm. Competing in the Blue Division, the Warriors scored 29 points en route to victory, with Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin taking second with 39 points.

Leading the way and winning the race by nearly 15 seconds was junior Alexander Reimund. He was the first in among the Blue and White Divisions, which earned him NCL MVP honors. In the three years the Maroon and Gold have been in the NCL, a Warrior has won it every year (Tony Howkins 2011, Brian Brennan 2012). Senior Nick Ondracek took fourth in a time of 17:21, junior Connor Murphy following close behind with a fifth place finish in 17:24. Senior Andy Hardwood was seventh in 17:32. The trio earned NCL 1st-team honors for their efforts. Finally, junior Alec Bryson finished fifth on the team, taking 12th in 18:13. By virtue of finishing 20th overall, he also earned a medal for his effort.

In the open race, the top five finishers for Walsh Jesuit were sophomore Kyle Neff, 4th in 18:57; junior Josh Kovach, 8th in 19:15; sophomore Jack Titgemeier, 9th in 19:16; senior Drew Truax, 11th in 19:23; and junior Vince Casamento, 13th in 19:26.

The Warriors will compete in the district meet, where they are the defending champions, on Oct. 19, with the Maroon and Gold going off at 2:20 . The non-varsity runners will compete Monday at home in the Warrior Classic to conclude their season. That meet begins at 4

Warriors defend NCL title
Win conference for third straight year

The Walsh Jesuit men's cross country team made it a perfect 3-for-3 in conference titles Oct. 12, defending their crown at Squire Valleevue Farm. Competing in the Blue Division, the Warriors scored 29 points en route to victory, with Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin taking second with 39 points.

Leading the way and winning the race by nearly 15 seconds was junior Alexander Reimund. He was the first in among the Blue and White Divisions, which earned him NCL MVP honors. In the three years the Maroon and Gold have been in the NCL, a Warrior has won it every year (Tony Howkins 2011, Brian Brennan 2012). Senior Nick Ondracek took fourth in a time of 17:21, junior Connor Murphy following close behind with a fifth place finish in 17:24. Senior Andy Hardwood was seventh in 17:32. The trio earned NCL 1st-team honors for their efforts. Finally, junior Alec Bryson finished fifth on the team, taking 12th in 18:13. By virtue of finishing 20th overall, he also earned a medal for his effort.

In the open race, the top five finishers for Walsh Jesuit were sophomore Kyle Neff, 4th in 18:57; junior Josh Kovach, 8th in 19:15; sophomore Jack Titgemeier, 9th in 19:16; senior Drew Truax, 11th in 19:23; and junior Vince Casamento, 13th in 19:26.

The Warriors will compete in the district meet, where they are the defending champions, on Oct. 19, with the Maroon and Gold going off at 2:20 . The non-varsity runners will compete Monday at home in the Warrior Classic to conclude their season. That meet begins at 4 p.m.


 

Warriors win first invitational of the year

Team wins non-elite race at Stow

In their final tune up before the North Coast League meet, the Walsh Jesuit men’s cross country team won their first invitational of the year. Competing in the non-elite race at the Bulldog Invitational, the Maroon and Gold scored 53 points to edge host Stow, who took second place with 62 points in the 11-team race.

Three Warriors placed in the top 10. Junior Alexander Reimund continued his strong season with a third place finish, running 16:49 in somewhat muddy conditions. Senior Nick Ondracek improved on a solid race the week before by taking eighth place in a time of 17:22. Right behind him was junior Connor Murphy, earning 10th in a time of 17:27. Junior Alec Bryson snuck in before the 18-minute mark, taking 15th place in a time of 17:54. Rounding out the top five for the third straight week was freshman Sam Miller, who placed 17th and just missed a sub-18 minute performance, going 18:01.In the open race, a Warrior won the race for the third time in the last four years. Senior Andy Harwood ran away from the field, winning a time of 17:46. The other top 20 performance came from senior Drew Truax, who took 14th in a time of 18:59.

The junior varsity squad did not have their best day, taking ninth place out of 18 teams with 255 points. Mentor won with 29. Two juniors just cracked 19 minutes, with Josh Kovach taking 39th in 18:58 and right behind him was Vince Casamento in 40th in 18:59. Sophomore Kyle Neff was the third man in, taking 47th in 19:11. Freshman Ryan Tatton took 57th at 19:27 and sophomore Mike Indriolo, who had a strong second half of the race finished as the fifth man, placing 72nd in 19:42.

Warriors place ninth at McQuaid
Reimund leads way with 14th place finish

The Walsh Jesuit men's cross country team traveled to Rochester, NY for the McQuaid Invitational on Sept. 29. The team returned as the two-time defending champion of the AA seeded race and three-time winner of the Glavin Cup, given to the top Jesuit school. The Warriors were unable to defend either crown, placing 9th in the 19-team race, scoring 248 points. The winner was Pittsford Mendon (NY), who scored 92 points.

Junior Alexander Reimund led the way for the Warriors, fighting among the top 10 runners for the majority of the race before finishing the 3-mile race in 14th place in a time of 15:41. Junior Connor Murphy and senior Nick Ondracek came in side by side, taking 46th and 47th respectively, both clocking in at 16:26. Junior Alec Bryson had his second solid race in a row, placing 64th in 16:43. Freshman Sam Miller was the fifth man once again, placing 89th in 17:12.

The varsity B race went a little better for the Warriors. The team took 7th place with 153 points, but was only 11 points off of fourth. Leading the charge was sophomore Brendan Meyer, finishing 17th in 17:25. Racing with Meyer for a majority of the race before coming in at 22nd was freshman Nicholas Reimund, who finished in a time of 17:30. Next in was junior Josh Kovach, bouncing back with a strong performance after struggling at Cloverleaf to place 35th in 17:45. Sophomores Jack Titgemeier and Kyle Neff nearly came in side by side, with Titgemeier taking 39th in 17:51 and Neff 40th in 17:52.

The final tune up for the Maroon and Gold before the North Coast League Conference meet is the Bulldog Invitational, hosted by Stow-Monroe Falls High School. The meet is Oct. 5 starting at 9 a.m. and will feature a varsity, junior varsity and open race.

 


 

Warriors battle mud at Cloverleaf invite
Varsity finishes eighth; underclassmen excel

Overnight and morning rains made for muddy conditions at the Todd Clark Cross Country Invitational when the Walsh Jesuit men's cross country team traveled to Cloverleaf High School Sept. 21. The varsity managed an eighth place finish with 186 points out of 14 teams. Mentor won the race with 38 points.

Three juniors led the way for the Maroon and Gold. Connor Murphy had a strong second half of the race, and finished as the No. 1 man for the first time this season, taking 26th in a time of 19:05. Alexander Reimund and Alec Bryson were close behind, taking 29th and 30th in times of 19:10 and 19:12, respectively. Freshman Sam Miller cracked the top 50, finishing 49th in a time of 19:49. Senior Andy Harwood was the fifth man, taking 57th in a time of 20:01.

The freshmen/sophomore open race was not scored, but the young Warriors managed an impressive showing, with six runners in the top 20. Leading the way was freshman Nicholas Reimund, taking 8th in 19:53. He was followed by sophomore Brenden Meyer, finishing 10th in a time of 20:02. Sophomore Mike Indriolo had a strong finish to capture 12th place with a time of 20:15. A trio of Warriors then came in back to back to back. Sophomore Jack Titgemeier was 14th in 20:21, sophomore Kyle Neff 15th in 20:23 and freshman Ryan Tatton 16th in 20:24.

In the junior/senior open race, junior Vince Casamento battled and just missed placing in the top 10, finishing 11th in a time of 20:12. Three more Warriors cracked the top 40, with junior Matt Newrones taking 33rd in 21:15, junior Josh Kovach 34th in 21:16 and senior Sam Sojda 36th in 21:27.

The big road trip of the year is up next for the Warriors, as they will leave Friday for New York to compete in the McQuaid Invitational. The Warriors are the three time defending champions of the Glavin Cup, given to the top Jesuit school based on their top 5 finishers including all of the day's races.


 

Warriors compete in Galion Cross Country Festival
Reimund leads way with top 30 finish

The Walsh Jesuit men's cross country team traveled to the Galion Invitational last Saturday. Competing in the largest field they will see all season, the Running Warriors placed 17th out 33 teams, scoring 449 points. The winner was state ranked Hilliard Davidson with 94 points. The runner-up was New Albany, also state ranked, finishing with 127 points.

Junior Alexander Reimund was the first man in for the Warriors for the second week in a row, taking 29th place with a time of 16:19. Next in was junior Connor Murphy, placing 76th with a time of 17:01. Senior Andy Harwood moved up throughout the race to finish 87th with a time of 17:09. Senior Nick Ondracek finished 120th with a time of 17:33, and junior Alec Bryson rounded out the top five by placing 137th with a time of 17:53.

In the open race, five Warriors finished in the top 60. Freshman Stephen Renuart was 41st with a time of 18:26, as was sophomore Brendan Meyer who right beside him in 42nd. Sophomore Jack Titgemeier (52nd) and freshman Ryan Tatton (55th) both finished in 18:36, while junior Josh Kovach placed 59th with a time of 18:39.


 

Warriors place 10th at Tomahawk Run

Freshmen team squad captures runner-up finish

The Walsh Jesuit men's cross country team hosted the Tomahawk Run on Sept. 7. The varsity competed in the gold race, where they took 10th place with 246 points out of 21 teams. The winner was Boardman with 62 points, followed by Louisville with 68 points.

Leading the way for the Maroon and Gold was junior Alexander Reimund, who took 17th in a time of 16:59. Senior Nick Ondracek was the only other Warrior in the top 50, taking 48th in a time of 17:35. The top five was rounded out by junior Connor Murphy in 55th at 17:43, senior Andy Harwood in 60th at 17:53 and junior Alec Bryson in 66th at 17:59.

The freshman squad had the most success on the team, finishing second with 57 points and only two points behind winner Lakewood. Sam Miller won the race in a time of 18:28, nearly 10 seconds better than the second best freshman. The next three freshmen all finished in the top 20, with Ryan Tatton taking 12th in 19:08, Stephen Reunart taking 14th in 19:20 and Nicholas Reimund taking 19th in 19:32. Fifth in was Zach Kremer, placing 24th in a time of 20:09.

The junior varsity team took eighth place with 229 points, behind winner GlenOak who scored 37. Sophomore Mike Indriolo and junior Josh Kovach were the first two in right behind each other, with Indriolo 30th at 19:33 and Kovach 31st at 19:43. Third man in was junior Matt Newrones, taking 51st in a time of 20:20. He was followed by junior Vince Casamento in 58th place at 20:38 and junior Zac Tomko right behind him in 59th at 20:42.

Finally, in the open race, sophomore Jack Titgemeier earned individual honors with a top 20 finish, placing 18th in a time of 19:37.

The Warriors are back on the road this Saturday, going to the Galion Invitational. The varsity will race at 3:30 p.m.


 

Warriors beat Black Tigers in dual meet

Team opens season with win

Competing in their first 5K of the season, the Walsh Jesuit men’s cross country team defeated Cuyahoga Falls in a dual meet at Goodyear Metro Park. The Warriors scored 23 while the Black Tigers finished with 34 points.

Senior Nick Ondracek led the Maroon and Gold by picking up the win, going 17:35. Junior Alex Reimund stayed with Ondracek right until the end, finishing second at 17:39. Next in was junior Connor Murphy, running 18:05 which was good enough for fifth. Junior Alec Bryson and senior Andy Harwood rounded out the top five, with Bryson going 18:38 for seventh and Harwood running 18:46 for eighth place.

The Maroon and Gold will compete in their first invitational of the year next weekend, as they host the Tomahawk Run at Walsh Jesuit. The varsity runs at 9:30 a.m., followed by the freshman at 10:30, the junior varsity at 11:30 and open race at 12:30. Alumni are welcome to come back, watch the Warriors run and visit with the coaching staff.


 

Warriors open season at Panther Run

Team placed third, two in top 10

The Walsh Jesuit men's cross country opened their 2013 campaign at the Panther Run, a two-mile race hosted by Sandusky Central Catholic School. The team ran in the Division I race, placing third out of six team. St. Ignatius won with 30 points, Springboro was second with 68 points and the Warriors scored 76 points to capture third.

The Maroon and Gold were led by two top 10 finishes. Senior Nick Ondracek took fifth with a time of 10:30, he was followed by junior Alexander Reimund in eighth at 10:44. Two more Warriors managed top 20 finishes, with junior Connor Murphy taking 15th at 10:53 and senior Andy Harwood 18th at 10:57. The top five was rounded out by senior Drew Truax, who placed 44th in a time of 11:28.

The team will have their first 5k race of the season next weekend when they take on Cuyahoga Falls at Goodyear Metro Park. The race will go off at 10 a.m.