Members of Providence College Men's and Women's Cross Country Teams earn Third Place Finishes at CCSU Mini Meet

Oct. 23, 2010

NEW BRITAIN, CONN. - With several runners idle this week, the Providence College men's and women's teams each captured third place team-finishes at the Central Connecticut State Mini Meet in New Britain, Conn.

The Friar men's third-place effort, earned with 104-points, came out of a field of nine teams. The PC women, tallying 70 points, emerged third out of a field of eight squads.

The first Providence male to complete the speedy and flat 5-kilometer endeavor was Corey Brunelle (Woonsocket, R.I.) who took third place individually with a time of 15:19. Brunelle was 26 seconds behind overall winner Craig Hunt of CCSU, who set a new 5K course record at Stanley Quarter Park in 14:55.

Senior Nick Barao (Riverside, R.I.) was next out of the field of 90 runners, grabbing 12th (15:47), just ahead of the 15th-place showing of junior Ed Jennings (New York, N.Y.; 16:02). Sophomore Nik Rebovich (New Hartford, N.Y.; 28th, 16:20) and freshman Chris Booker (Philadelphia, Pa.; 46th, 17:29) rounded out the scoring.

The first Friar woman was Susanne Huet (Dublin, Ireland). The junior completed the 2-kilometer run in third place with a clocking of 10:17. Huet was just seven seconds after the individual winner, Megan Patterson of Fairleigh Dickinson (10:10).

The next Friar out of the field of 84 was junior Sara Graney (Palisades, N.Y.), who finished in 5th place and 10:25. Seconds later, freshman Erin Murphy (Attleboro, Mass.) crossed in 13th (10:31). PC senior Christina Conley (Andover, MAss.; 21st, 10:48) and freshman Elizabeth DeVivo (Riverside, Conn.; 28th, 11:01) completed the scoring.

The full Friar squads, men and women, will next compete inthe Big East Championships. The races are Saturday, October 30th in Jamesville, N.Y. outside of Syracuse.

 

 

CCSU Mini Meet New Britain, Conn. 5K Providence College Results 1 3 Corey Brunelle 15:19 2 12 Nick Barao 15:47 3 15 Ed Jennings 16:02 4 28 Nik Rebovich 16:20 5 46 Chris Booker 17:29 6 ( 52) Matt Conti 18:55

CCSU Mini Meet New Britain, Conn. 3K Providence College Results

1 3 Susanne Huet 10:17 2 5 Sara Graney 10:25 3 13 Erin Murphy 10:31 4 21 Christina Conley 10:48 5 28 Elizabeth DeVivo 11:01 6 ( 33) Samantha Moran 11:25 7 ( 39) Molly McCann 11:36

- Go Friars -

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