Sept. 20, 1997

    PC J.V. Squad Places Sixth at Boston Cross Country Festival

    BOSTON, Mass. -- The Providence College J.V. cross country squad placed sixth (157 points) in the Third Annual Boston Cross Country Festival at Franklin Park on Saturday.

    Providence College senior Gary Blair finished 20th (25:59) and was the Friars' top finisher. Also scoring for PC was freshman Patrick Doyle (32nd - 26:17), sophomore Frank Mignano (36th - 26:31), sophomore Rich Zabbo (49th - 26:57) and junior Brendan Cashman (51st - 27:00).

    The Friars return to action next Saturday at the University of Minnesota Invitational.

    Distance: Cross Country (7,935 meters) 
    1.  Samson Yohannes Brandeis                24:52
    2.  Rusty Snow  Central Mass Striders       24:56
    3.  Art Gunther Unattached                  24:59
    4.  Wyeth Koppenhaver   Cornell             25:10
    5.  Rob Olson   Brandeis                    25:13
    6.  Josh Novak  Cornell                     25:17
    7.  Bob Winn    BAA                         25:28
    8.  Jamalh Prince   Central Mass Striders   25:34
    9.  Mark Mayall Central Mass Striders       25:35
    10. Zach Woodmansee Cornell                 25:37
    20. Gary Blair  Providence College          25:59
    32. Patrick Doyle   Providence College      26:17
    36. Frank Mignano   Providence College      26:31
    49. Rich Zabbo  Providence College          26:57
    51. Brendan Cashman Providence College      27:00
    TEAM SCORES
    1.  Central Mass Striders    44
    2.  Cornell Univ.            52
    3.  Brandeis                 70
    4.  Boston Ath. Assoc.       82
    5.  College of New Jersey   107
    6.  Providence College J.V. 157
    7.  Boston Ath. Assoc. "B"  217
    8.  Boston College J.V.     228

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