Oct. 17, 1997

    Providence Captures New England Championship

    Team Wins Seventh Crown

    BOSTON, Mass. -- The fifth-ranked Providence College women's cross country team captured the New England Championship on Friday, October 17 at Franklin Park in Boston Mass. The women's team scored 45 points and won its second consecutive New England crown and seventh overall.

    The Friars were led by junior Sarah Dupre of Kingston, Ontario who finished second in a time of 16:59. Also scoring for the Friars were freshman Rachel Hixson of Media, Pa. (fifth - 17:22), junior Gladys Ganiel of Harrington, Maine (ninth - 17:37), sophomore Dana Ostrander of Ballston Lake, N.Y. (10th - 17:39) and senior Maria McCambridge of Dublin, Ireland (19th - 17:56).

    The women's team returns to action on Oct. 31 at the BIG EAST Championships at Van Cortlandt Park in New York, N.Y.

           
    WOMEN'S RESULTS  
    Distance: Cross Country 
    1.  Angela Graham   Boston College  16:53
    2.  SARAH DUPRE     PC  16:59
    3.  Jenna Rogers    Dartmouth   17:04
    4.  Rosemary Ryan   Boston University   17:15
    5.  RACHEL HIXSON   PC  17:22
    6.  Annie Devlin    Dartmouth   17:28
    7.  Shannon Smith   Boston College  17:30
    8.  Ann Baldelli    Boston College  17:31
    9.  GLADYS GANIEL   PC  17:37
    10. DANA OSTRANDER  PC  17:39   
    Providence Others:
    19. Maria McCambridge   PC  17:56
    25. Stephanie O'Reilly  PC  18:06
    88. Yvonne O'Donnell    PC  19:04
    WOMEN'S TEAM SCORES TOP 10 of 37 - 
    1. Providence College   45
    2. Boston College       66
    3. Dartmouth College    73
    4. New Hampshire        144
    5. Harvard              172
    6. UMass-Amherst        182
    7. Brown                198
    8. Vermont              286
    9. Boston University    289
    10. Rhode Island        312