Paul McNamara earns
seventh in 1,500 meters
at BIG EAST's.
May 3, 1998
at Villanova University -- Villanova, Pa.
May 1-3, 1998
Villanova, Pa. -- Providence College junior Ben Noad (Bristol, England) placed second in the 5,000 meters (14:23.96) and was the Friars' top finisher at the BIG EAST Outdoor Track Championship on May 2-3. Also in the 5,000 meters, Friar junior Carl Mauro (Hornell, N.Y.) finished 11th (14:53.89).
In the 3,000 meter steeplechase, junior Rick Bush (Clifton Park, N.Y.) placed third and scored with a time of 9:07.89. PC's other top finishers were sophomore Keith Kelly of Drogheda, Ireland (ninth, 10,000 meters), junior Zack Ventress of Spokane, Wash. (13th, 10,000 meters) and senior Paul McNamara of Galway, Ireland (seventh, 1,500 meters).
PC earned 16 points and finished 13th.
TEAM RESULTS 1. Georgetown 125 2. Miami 100 3. Notre Dame 94 4. St. John's 91.5 5. Connecticut 90 6. Villanova 76 7. West Virginia 69 8. Seton Hall 56 9. Syracuse 52 10. Pittsburgh 35.5 11. Rutgers 31 12. Boston College 21 13. PROVIDENCE 16
PROVIDENCE TOP FINISHERS Event Place Athlete Time 1,500 meters 7th Paul McNamara 3:52.69
3,000 steeplech. 3rd Rick Bush 9:07.89 5,000 meters 2nd Ben Noad 14:23.96 5,000 meters 11th Carl Mauro 14:53.89
10,000 meters 9th Keith Kelly 30:38.41 10,000 meters 13th Zack Ventress 31:16.11
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