Ypsilanti, MI - The men's cross country team opened the season at the Eastern Michigan Celebration at Eagle Crest Golf Course. Five Michigan-Dearborn cross-country runners competed in the 5K event. The race did not have team scores, only individual results. The Wolverine's top finisher was sophomore Alex Krasuski who finished in 101st place with a time of 17:04.7. Junior Ryan Pickell finished shortly after Krasuski in 113th place with a time of 17:17.6. The three other Michigan-Dearborn runners were senior Sam Parks (17:24.5), freshman Moad Yaseen (17:35.0), and junior Nick Williamson (17:52.0). The invite featured NCAA schools Eastern Michigan, the University of Michigan, Wayne State, and Northwood, and also included fellow WHAC schools Madonna and Siena Heights. The cross country team will compete Saturday, September 12th in Grand Rapids at the Calvin College Invite.