Laura Nagel recorded her second first-place finish of the 2013 season in the 5000 meter run.
May 5, 2013
Piscataway, N.J. -
The Providence College men's and women's outdoor track and field team finished competition today, Sunday, May 5 at the BIG EAST Championships in Piscataway, N.J. The Friars took a first place finish in the women's 5000 meter run and a second place finish in the men's 5000 meter run.
Junior Laura Nagel (Napier, New Zealand) took first in the women's 5000 meter with a time of 16:25.28. It was Nagel's second first-place finish in the 5000 meter during the 2013 outdoor season.
Sophomore Shane Quinn (Waterford, Ireland) earned a second place finish for the men in the 5000 meter run with a time of 14:28.98. Quinn's time was an IC4A Championship qualifying time.
On the women's side, Providence finished 11th in the 4x800 meter relay with a time of 9:16.93. The four Friars that ran the event were sophomore Caitlin Abelseth (Voorheesville, N.Y.) and juniors Elizabeth DeVivo (Riverside, Conn.), Molly McCann (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) and Jackie McCarthy (New Rochelle, N.Y.).
The Friars also competed in the men's 4x400 meter relay, where Providence finished 10th with a time of 3:22.24. The foursome included, junior Nik Andrews (Clarksburg, Mass.) and freshmen Austin King (Kempton, Pa.), Joseph Vercollone (Pembroke, Mass.) and Kevin Olsen (Marlboro, N.J.).
Both Nagel and Quinn were named to the All-BIG EAST Team for their performances at the meet. Junior Emily Sisson (Chesterfield, Mo.) and seniors Dominic Channon (Nelson, New Zealand) and Shelby Greany (Suffern, N.Y.) were also named to the All-BIG EAST Track and Field Team for their top-three finishes over the weekend.
The Friars are back in action Friday, May 10 to Monday, May 13 when the team travels to Princeton, N.J. to compete in the IC4A and ECAC Championships.
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