Crimson cross country forced were stunned yesterday by Rhode Island State, traditional powerhouse, when the first ten men to cross the finish mine were all Rams. The final score was a perfect one, Rhode Island State 15, Harvard 50. The race was run over a fast course at Franklin Park.
In a three-cornered race, the Yardlings upended freshman squads from Boston College. The standings in this test were: Harvard Freshmen, 34; Boston College, 46; Rhode Island State, 50. It was the second win in as many starts for the '52 harriers.
After the meet, Daye Gregory was elected captain of the freshmen cross-country team.
The next meet for both varsity and freshman teams will be next Friday, when they travel to Hanover, New Hampshire, for the annual run against Dartmouth.