Doyler 119th in NCAA XC

At Stillwater, Oklahoma Cathal Doyle today became the 16th Clonliffe man to compete in the NCAA Division 1 Cross Country Championships. Cathal placed 119th and 3rd scorer for Portland as “The Pilots” finished 21st recording a time of 31.40 for the 10,000m race.

Today’s race was won by Commer Mantz (BYU) who was the first US athlete to win the event since 2008 as North Arizona took the team title.

Club statistician Killian Lonergan tells us that the other Clonliffe men who have competed in this are: Frank Murphy, Des McCormack, Aiden Desmond, Derek Reilly, Derek Carroll, Mick Byrne, Brian Dunne, Keiron Tumbleton, Sean McGuirk, Niall Bruton, Cronan Gantley, Neil Kiernan, Alistair Cragg, David Flynn and Aaron Hanlon.