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Schoch

PRINCETON, N.J. -- Second-ranked Haverford finished fifth -- and as the top Division III program -- on Saturday afternoon in the championship race of the Princeton Invitational, coming in ahead of DI programs such as Stony Brook, Iona and Monmouth.

Tim Schoch paced the Fords' efforts Saturday crossing the finish line in a time of 25:13 to place 15th in the field of 139 runners.

The five scoring runners for Haverford all finished within 30 seconds of each other. The sixth and seventh runners for the Fords, Chris Stadler and Brian Sokas, were each within 36 seconds of Schoch, as Haverford ran its best race of the season.

Faraz Sohail (21st, 25:20) and Peter Kissin (24th, 25:24) finished within the top 25 for Haverford. Eric Arnold was next in 31st place (25:32) while Ivo Milic-Strkalj (25:43) rounded out the scoring positions for the Fords with a 45th-place finish.

The Fords posted a score of 136 points to finish 13 points ahead of Columbia and 38 ahead of Stony Brook. Cornell captured the race title with 50 points, ahead of second place Princeton who tallied 68 points. Yale finished third with 107 points and St. Joseph's was fourth with 110.