FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 15, 2003

Rhode Island College Menís Cross Country
Update #2

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jacksonís team placed first (four teams) at the Ocean State Invitational, hosted by CCRI, on Thursday, Sept. 11. The Naval Academy Prep School and Johnson and Wales were the other schools participating in the meet.

Freshman Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI) was the top RIC runner at the Ocean State Invitational, placing third with a time of 28:10. He finished 41st with a time of 29:37.64 at the Hayseed Classic on Sept. 6.

Junior Joe Parenteau (Smithfield, RI) finished sixth with a time of 28:55 at the Ocean State Invitational. He was the Anchormenís top runner at the Hayseed Classic on Sept. 6, placing 26th overall with a time of 25:39.56.

Senior Tim Rudd (Warwick, RI) finished fifth with a time of 28:49 at the Ocean State Invitational. He placed 27th with a time of 28:39.71 at the Hayseed Classic on Sept. 6.

Junior Tim Goodwin (Warwick, RI) finished seventh with a time of 29:06 at the Ocean State Invitational.

Senior Mike Basilico (Johnston, RI) placed eighth with a time of 29:51 at the Ocean State Invitational.

Freshman Javon Partin (Providence, RI) finished 11th with a time of 30:34 at the Ocean State Invitational.

Junior Josh Precourt (Woonsocket, RI) placed 19th with a time of 32:27 at the Ocean State Invitational.

Freshman Andy Neil (Warwick, RI) placed 60th with a time of 31:56.47 at the Hayseed Classic on Sept. 6.

Junior Matt Faria (Seekonk, MA) finished 65th with a time of 32:27.26 at the Hayseed Classic on Sept. 6.

Senior Rob Wahnon (Framingham, MA) placed 82nd with a time of 35:39.59 at the Hayseed Classic on Sept. 6.

In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 20.

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