Marie McMahon wins 5,000
and 3,000 at BIG EAST's.
May 3, 1998
at Villanova University -- Villanova, Pa.
May 1-3, 1998
VILLANOVA, Pa. -- Providence College senior Marie McMahon (Ennistymon, Ireland) captured the 5,000 and 3,000 meter titles at the BIG EAST Outdoor Track Championship on May 2-3 and led the Friars to a 10th-place finish with 38 points. With the two wins, McMahon earned the BIG EAST Championship Outstanding Track Performer honor.
It marks the second time McMahon earned the Outstanding Track Performer honor as she garnered the accolade in February after winning the 3,000 and 5,000 indoor titles at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship. McMahon, a 10-time All-American who won the 1996 NCAA Indoor 5,000 meter title, won the 5,000 at the BIG EAST on Sunday, May 3 in a time of 16:10.62.
She captured the 3,000 on Saturday, May 2 in a time of 9:15.80. For McMahon, it marked her first BIG EAST Outdoor 3,000 title and her second Outdoor 5,000 meter title.
Also in the 5,000 meters, PC junior Sarah Dupre (Kingston, Ontario) placed second (16:40.40) and earned All-BIG EAST honors. Sophomore Dana Ostrander (Ballston Lake, N.Y.) finished ninth (17:18.59) in the 5,000. Following McMahon in the 3,000 was PC freshman Rachel Hixson of Media, Pa. (fourth, 9:33.98).
In the 10,000 meters, Providence junior Gladys Ganiel (Harrington, Maine) placed fourth in a time of 35:23.84.
TEAM RESULTS 1. Miami 134 2. Pittsburgh 92 3. Seton Hall 89 4. Georgetown 85 5. St. John's 82 6. Villanova 81 7. Rutgers 76 8. West Virginia 48 9. Syracuse 42 10. PROVIDENCE 38 11. Boston College 35.5 12. Notre Dame 33.5 13. Connecticut 20
PROVIDENCE TOP FINISHERS Event Place Athlete Time 3,000 meters 1st Marie McMahon 9:15.80 3,000 meters 4th Rachel Hixson 9:33.98
5,000 meters 1st Marie McMahon 16:10.62 5,000 meters 2nd Sarah Dupre 16:40.40 5,000 meters 9th Dana Ostrander 17:18.59
10,000 meters 4th Gladys Ganiel 35:23.84
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