Men's and Women's Cross Country Places Seven Runners on All-Northeast Region Team

Nov. 20, 2009

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced today the 2009 Division I Men's and Women's All-Region Cross Country teams. The Providence College women's squad landed four runners on the Northeast Region Team while the men had three runners earn All-Northeast honors.

The women, who placed second in the Northeast Regionals out of 35 teams, had three runners finish in the top-10 individually. Freshman Shelby Greany (Suffern, N.Y.) placed second (22:08), sophomore Hannah Davidson (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) finished fifth overall (22:15) and senior Breffini Twohig (Dublin, Ireland) placed 10th overall (22:31) to earn All-Northeast honors. Junior Emma Perron (West Hartford, Conn.) placed 20th (22:51) and was PC's final selection on the All-Northeast Region Team.

The men finished third overall in the 36-team field. Sophomores Lee Carey (Bedworth, England) and Dominic Channon (Nelson, New Zealand) joined junior David McCarthy (Waterford, Ireland) on the All-Northeast Region Team. Carey finished second-overall in a time of 30:46. McCarthy finished fourth in 31:07, while Channon placed 16th in a time of 31:32.

Both teams will compete in the NCAA Championship in Terre Haute, Ind. on Monday, November 23. The men's race is set for 12:08 p.m. while the women's race has a tentative women's start time of 12:58 p.m.

 

 

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