WESTFIELD, Mass.--Coast Guard men finished 12th in the 35 team field at the James Earley Invitational at Westfield State University.
Senior Matt Monahan led the way for the Bears finishing the 8K race in 27:43 to place 54th overall in a field of 347 runners.
The second Bear to cross the finish line was sophomore Kevin Petow (72nd) running 28:00. Next in for Coast Guard was junior Zach Kearney in his first race of the season coming off of an injury. Kearney posted a time of 28:06 and placed 76th.
Rounding out the final two scoring runners for the Coast Guard Academy were freshman Patrick Ledzian (28:39) and sophomore Jacob Yallowitz (28:59).
Next Saturday, the men's team will compete at the Connecticut College Invitational at Harkness Park in Waterford.