Keith Kelly wins 5,000 meter
title in New England.
May 17, 1998
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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