Five Freshmen led a pack of 31 cross country men home in the University Handicap meet yesterday over the River course. A. J. Horne '40 with a lead of three minutes came in first by a margin of a foot over J. D. Lightbody, who had a start of two and a half minutes over the winner. The third man, W. H. Magill, was trailing the leaders by a matter of a few hundred yards. The winner's time was 23:54:8.
Regular cross country men were all way down in the ruck with Roswell Brayton, the first dependable to finish, in the tenth spot. He was followed by Henry Marcy in fifteenth, Bill Wright in sixteenth, and Cyrus De Coster following them. Charley Worth and John Erhard were twenty-second and third respectively.
The summary in the order of finishing with handicaps in times: Won by A. J. Horne '40, 3m; second, J. D. Lightbody '40, 5m. 30 secs., third, W. H. Magill '40, 5m. 30 s, fourth, W. P. Tuttle '40, 3m; fifth, E. V. Clark '40, 3m; E. M. Thayer '37, 3m. 30 s; F. L. Porter '40, 3m; G. A. Hayward '40, 3m. 30 s; C. D. Stevens '40, 3m; R. Brayton '39, 1m; J. C. Wells '40, 3m. 30 s; R. F. Duncan 38, 3m. 30 s; H. L. Williston '40, 3m. 30 s; E. S. Childs, Jr. '40, 3m; H. O. Marcy '37, scratch; W. H. Wright '38, scratch; C. L. DeCoster '37, 1m; L. W. Meade '39, 3m; D. Smith '39, 3m; S. Madey '40, 3m. 30 s; A. K. Herring '40, 3m. 30 s; C. C. Worth '37, scratch; J. W. Erhard '38, 30 s; T. Richardson '40, 5m. 30 s; J. S. Stillman '40, 5m. 30 s; J. M. Mixter 40, 3m. 30 s; R. Parry '38, 5m. 30 s; J. P. Woods '40, 3m. 30 s; R. H. Henip '40, 5m. 30 s; E. H. Walker '37, 30 s; J. R. Findley, '37, 3m.