CHATHAM, NJ - Colin Logsdon plans to end his Chatham Cross-Country career the way he started it.
The senior was a contributing freshman on the 2014 Cougar squad that won the Morris County Championship. In 2017, he's expected to lead a strong trio of senior runners that includes classmates Liam Cadden and Bo Radaam.
"We may be as good or better than the 2014 team when we won the counties," Chatham coach Patrick Barry said. "It depends on how the next three
The key on how high Chatham can climb will be with who follows, Logsdon, Cadden and Radaam. The depth includes senior Will Sands, junior Alex Williams and sophomores Alec Gironda, Sam Viola and Anthony Scerbo.
As a freshman, Logsdon was the No. 6 runner for the Cougar squad that placed third as a team at the Group 3 meet. Last fall, Logsdon ran 16:19 at the Holmdel course place ninth individually in the Group 3 race.
The 2017 Chatham have been clocking in the mileage in preparation for the opening of the season, Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Roxbury Invitational.
"We've definitely been running a lot more as a group," Logsdon said. "We averaged 50 miles a week this summer. Before that we hadn't done more than 30. Liam (Cadden) has put in more miles and we're trying to keep Bob (Radaam) healthy."