May 16, 2010
PRINCETON, N.J. -
The Providence College men's and women's track teams traveled to Princeton, N.J. this past weekend. The women competed in the ECAC Championship while the men raced in the IC4A Championship. The women scored 21 points to place 18th out of 50 teams while the men registered three points and finished 48th out of 54 teams. Graduate student Katie DiCamillo (Garden City, N.Y.) claimed the ECAC title in the 5,000m.
On the women's side, Connecticut finished with 105 points, almost double the next school (Columbia 54 points), to take the team championship. Graduate student Katie DiCamillo claimed the ECAC title in the 5,000m. DiCamillo finished five seconds ahead of the next runner in a time of 16:25.83. This marks the second ECAC title for DiCamillo as she won the ECAC 5,000m as junior.
Freshman Sam Roecker (Charlton, N.Y.) and sophomore Mary Kate Champagne (Plattsburgh, N.Y.) placed 13th and 18th, respectively. Roecker finished the race in 17:07.46 while Champagne crossed the line at 17:18.88.
Freshman Shelby Greany (Suffern, N.Y.) placed second in the 3,000m steeplechase, crossing the line at 10:08.66. Sophomore Charlotte Ffrench O'Carroll (Dublin, Ireland) placed sixth in the 1,500m with a time of 4:27.58. Sophomore Sara Graney (Palisades, N.Y.) ran the 3,000m in 10:06.96 to place 19th.
On the men's side, Providence sent three competitors to the IC4A Championship and registered three points to finish 48th. Connecticut also took the team title on the men's side, scoring 64 points.
Sophomore Dominic Channon (Nelson, New Zealand) registered the only points for the Friars. Channon placed sixth out of 36 runners in the 1,500m with a time of 3:50.62 in the finals. Sophomore Julian Matthews (Nelson, New Zealand) finished the 800m in 1:51.41 to place 21st. Senior Tom Webb (Williston, Vt.) placed 31st in the 5,000m with a time of 14:55.54.
Up next for Providence are the NCAA East Regional Championships in Greensboro, N.C. from Thursday-Friday, May 27-29.