Paramus, NJ – On November 13, 2021, Bergen Community College’s Men’s Cross Country team traveled to Georgia Military College to compete in the 2021 NJCAA DIII National Championship Meet, in Milledgeville, Georgia, where the Bergen Bulldogs finished 5th overall out of 18 teams.  Bergen’s Men’s Cross Country team finished the season #1 in Region XIX thanks to Bergen’s top 5 runners Joseph Dutan FR (27:3.80), Tony Dutan SO (28:01.30), Anthony Bertollo SO (28:35.1), Kamal Khan FR (29:43.2) and Freddy Zuniga FR (29:50.1).

Bergen’s top performer of the day was Joseph Dutan who earned an All-American Honorable Mention with a 14th place finish. Other team performances were from Jhon Arcena who PR’d with a time of (31:27.0) and Sandro Vasquez who ran a time of (34:39.2).  Go Bulldogs!!!

2021 NJCAA National Tournament Bergen Results:

Team place- 5th out of 18th
Joseph Dutan – 14th place, 27:35 (5:33 avg)
Tony Dutan – 23rd place, 28:01 (5:38 avg)
Anthony Bertollo – 36th place, 28:35 (5:45 avg)
Kamal Khan – 61st place, 29:43 (5:58 avg)
Freddy Zuniga – 67th place, 29:50 (6:00 avg)
Jhon Aracena – 94th place, 31:27 (6:19 avg)
Sandro Vasquez – 118th place, 34:39, (6:58 avg)
140 total runners

To see the complete results, please view the links below:

Based in Paramus, Bergen Community College (, a public two-year coeducational college, enrolls more than 13,000 students at locations in Paramus, the Philip Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack and Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst. The College offers associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs in a variety of fields. More students graduate from Bergen than any other community college in the state.

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