The Butler cross country team finished second in the men’s competition at the Indiana Intercollegiate Meet in Terre Haute on Friday.
The Hoosiers took home the team championship in the 27-team field, finishing with 49 points. The Bulldogs came in second with 70 points, followed by host Indiana State with 79 points.
Sophomore Tom Curr had the best finish for Butler in the 8-kilometer men’s race, placing third with a time of 24:57.
Indiana State freshman John Mascari took top honors in the event, and senior teammate Albaro Escalera captured second place.
Sophomore James Martin came in 12th place for the Bulldogs, crossing the line with a time of 25:14. Freshman Erik Peterson grabbed 14th place with a time of 25:21 and was followed by sophomore Harry Ellis in 15th place (25:22).
In his first race with Butler, junior Tom Anderson ran a time of 25:44 for a 27th-place finish.
The squad will compete at the Notre Dame Invitational on Sept. 28. The women’s team will be in action on Friday at the Toledo Interregional Bubble Buster.