FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 14, 2003

 

Rhode Island College Menís Cross Country
Update #6

 

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jacksonís team competed at the New England Open Championships on Oct. 10 and the Roger Williams Invitational on Oct. 11. The Anchormen placed 36th with a score of 985 at the New Englandís. Division I Providence College won the event with a score of 40. RIC then finished fifth at the Roger Williams Invitational with a score of 125 while Navy Prep won the event with a score of 43.

 

Sophomore Manny Karngar (Providence, RI) finished 30th with a time of 31:16 at the Roger Williams Invitational. He was the top RIC runner at the New England Open Championships, placing 166th with a time of 26:56. He finished 13th at the Tri-State Championships with a time of 29:01 on Oct. 4. He placed 12th with a time of 29:01 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational on Sept. 27.

 

Junior Joe Parenteau (Smithfield, RI) placed 187th with a time of 27:10 at the New England Open Championships. He placed sixth at the Tri-State Championships with a time of 28:11 on Oct. 4. He was the Anchormenís top runner placing fifth with a time of 28:22 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational on Sept. 27. Parenteau finished sixth with a time of 28:55 at the Ocean State Invitational on Sept. 11. He was the Anchormenís top runner at the Hayseed Classic on Sept. 6, placing 26th overall with a time of 28:39.56.

 

Freshman Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI) placed 192th with a time of 27:13 at the New England Open Championships. He was the top RIC runner at the Tri-State Championships, placing second with a time of 27:09 on Oct. 4. He finished 31st with a time of 30:34 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational on Sept. 27. Lonergan was the top RIC runner at the Ocean State Invitational on Sept. 11, 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.

 

Senior Tim Rudd (Warwick, RI) placed 31st with a time of 31:16 at the Roger Williams Invitational. He placed 207th with a time of 27:26 at the New England Open Championships. He placed 17th with a time of 29:31 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational on Sept. 27. He finished fifth with a time of 28:49 at the Ocean State Invitational on Sept. 11. He placed 27th with a time of 28:39.71 at the Hayseed Classic on Sept. 6.

 

Sophomore Tim Goodwin (Warwick, RI) placed 238th with a time of 27:52 at the New England Open Championships. He placed 33rd with a time of 30:28 at the Tri-State Championships on Oct. 4. He finished 14th with a time of 29:28 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational on Sept. 27. He was the top RIC runner at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational, placing 85th with a time of 28:38 on Sept. 20. He finished seventh with a time of 29:06 at the Ocean State Invitational on Sept. 11.

 

Senior Mike Basilico (Johnston, RI) placed 242nd with a time of 27:58 at the New England Open Championships. He placed 17th at the Tri-State Championships with a time of 29:14 on Oct. 4. He finished 21st with a time of 29:45 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational on Sept. 27. He placed eighth with a time of 29:51 at the Ocean State Invitational on Sept. 11.

 

Freshman Javon Partin (Providence, RI) placed 295th with a time of 29:36 at the New England Open Championships. He placed 21st with a time of 29:28 at the Tri-State Championships on Oct. 4. He finished 22nd with a time of 29:56 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational on Sept. 27. He placed 126th with a time of 30:02 at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 20. He finished 11th with a time of 30:34 at the Ocean State Invitational on Sept. 11.

 

Junior Matt Faria (Seekonk, MA) was the top RIC runner at  the Roger Williams Invitational, finishing 14th with a time of 30:02. He placed eighth at the Tri-State Championships with a time of 28:32 on Oct. 4. He finished 40th with a time of 31:39 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational Sept. 27. He placed 127th with a time of 30:09 at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 20. He finished 65th with a time of 32:27.26 at the Hayseed Classic on Sept. 6.

 

Junior Josh Precourt (Woonsocket, RI) placed 42nd with a time of 31:52 at the Roger Williams Invitational. He placed 51st with a time of 31:25 at the Tri-State Championships on Oct. 4. He placed 47th with a time of 32:37 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational on Sept. 27. He finished 153rd with a time of 31:39 at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 20. He placed 19th with a time of 32:27 at the Ocean State Invitational on Sept. 11.

 

Freshman Andy Neil (Warwick, RI) placed 29th with a time of 31:14 at the Roger Williams Invitational. He placed 57th with a time of 32:27 at the Tri-State Championships on Oct. 4. He placed 34th with a time of 30:57 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational on Sept. 27. He finished 148th with a time of 31:20 at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 20. He placed 60th with a time of 31:56.47 at the Hayseed Classic on Sept. 6.

 

Senior Rob Wahnon (Framingham, MA) finished 58th with a time of 38:32 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational on Sept. 27. He placed 82nd with a time of 35:39.59 at the Hayseed Classic on Sept. 6.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the Williams College Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 12:15 p.m.

 

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