Dahlke Sets New Program Record At The Paul Short Invitational

Dahlke Sets New Program Record At The Paul Short Invitational

Bethlehem, Pa. - Jonathan Dahlke set a new program record at the Paul Short Invitational hosted by Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. on Friday, Sept. 29. The University of Mount Olive men's cross country finished 18th overall at the event.

Location: Bethlehem, Pa.


Men's 8k        
Name Time Team Score Event Finish  
Jonathan Dahlke 23:46 7 7 School Record
Adam Craig 23:52 12 12 Personal Best
Alexandre Durand 25:03 134 135 Personal Best
Jereamy Hall 25:15 164 169 Pesronal Best
Daniel Francken 25:22 180 187 Personal Best
Tai Smith 25:32 210 222  
Christopher Perez 25:45 232 254 Personal Best
Colin Fisher 26:02 N/A 287 Personal Best
Altan Cornu  26:19 N/A  318 Season Best
Jacob Gonzalez 26:34 N/A 333  















  • UMO came in ahead of Division I schools such as hosts Lehigh, American, Albany, Boston University, Rutgers and ECU to name a few.
  • Jonathan Dahlke and Adam Craig claimed top 15 spots for the Trojans.
  • UMO raced in the Gold 8k, the fastest of the races, consisting of primarily D1 teams.
  • The men placed 18th overall, defeating 22 teams in the gold race.
  • They beat out 80 other teams from the less competitive races, Brown and White.
  • In total, the Mount Olive men defeated 102 teams.


  • Dahlke set a new program record with a time of 23:46, breaking teammate Craig's record of 23:57, set earlier this month at the Furman Invitational on Sept. 9.
  • Craig's time of 23:52 is a new personal best for the Trojan runner as he beat his old program record of 23:57.

The Trojans will race again on October 13 as they travel to Charlotte, N.C. for the Queen City Invite.