Men's Track at New England Championship

    Keith Kelly wins 5,000 meter<br>title in New England.

    Keith Kelly wins 5,000 meter
    title in New England.

    May 17, 1998

  • at Northeastern University -- Boston, Mass.
    May 15-16, 1998

    BOSTON, Mass. -- Providence College sophomore Keith Kelly of Drogheda, Ireland won the 5,000 meter title in a time of 14:26.02 at the New England Outdoor Track Championship on May 16 at Boston, Mass. Kelly earned All-New England accolades while helping to lead the Friars to a 11th place finish with 18 points.

    PC juniors Zack Ventress of Spokane, Wash. (fourth - 14:37.52) and Carl Mauro of Hornell, N.Y. (11th - 14:54.42) placed behind Kelly in the 5,000. Also running for Providence was junior Rick Bush of Clifton Park, N.Y. who placed fourth in the 3,000 meter steeplechase in a time of 9:17.58.

    Providence will return to action on May 22-24 at the IC4A Track Championship in Fairfax, Va.

    TEAM RESULTS - TOP 12 OF 26
    1.  Brown               85
    2.  UMass-Amherst       74
    3.  Connecticut         62
    4.  Maine               55
    5.  New Hampshire       41
    6.  Northeastern        39
    7.  Dartmouth           38
    8.  Boston University   33
    9.  SCSU                23
    10. Yale                22
    11. New Haven           18
    11. PROVIDENCE          18
    

    PROVIDENCE TOP FINISHERS Event Place Athlete Time 3,000 steeplech. 4th Rick Bush 9:17.58

    5,000 meters 1st Keith Kelly 14:26.02 5,000 meters 4th Zack Ventress 14:37.52 5,000 meters 11th Carl Mauro 14:54.89


     

     

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