Chapski Runs for All-Region Honors at NCAA East Regional

Graham Chapski
Graham Chapski

AMHERST, N.Y. – In his final career cross country race, Bentley University senior Graham Chapski (East Greenwich, R.I./East Greenwich HS) gained All-Region accolades by virtue of finishing 23rd in the NCAA Division II Men's East Regional at the Aubudon Golf Course.

Chapski covered the 10,000-meter course in 34:35.3, a 5:34 per mile pace.

The only other Falcon to crack the top 50 in a field of 159 was junior Cody Murphy (Dunstable, N.H./Goffstown HS), who was 46th in 35:32.3.

As a team, Bentley finished 10th of 23 with a score of 281.

Stonehill College, with five runners in the top 13, easily claimed the team title, besting runner-up American International 39-105. AIC junior Leakey Kipkosgei broke the tape in 32:38.8 with a winning margin of 8.3 seconds.