Feb. 17, 2013
CHAPEL HILL, NC. - The Florida Atlantic University men's cross country team traveled to Daytona Beach over the weekend to compete in the Embry Riddle "Last Chance" Meet. The Owls performance was highlighted by Michael Vidal's first place finish.
Vidal took first, finishing over five seconds faster than the second finisher (1:55.14). The sophomore has been a strong competitor for Florida Atlantic's men's cross country team. Vidal currently sits in first-place in three events for FAU's all-time top-10 list, including the 10k, 1,500 meter, and 800 meter.
Top competitors for the Owls at Embry Riddle's meet also included seniors Ryan Davis and Eric Kessler. Both competed in the 5000 meter run. Ryan Davis finished in fifth-place with a final time of 15:45.87. Kessler followed Davis, finishing less than a second after, with a final time of 15:46.19.
Florida Atlantic's men's team finished tied for eighth-place out of 20 events scored. The cross country team's season will resume in August.