FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 18, 2004

 

Rhode Island College Menís Cross Country

Update #5

 

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jacksonís team placed seventh overall (nine teams) at the 6K Plansky Invitational, hosted by Williams College, on Saturday, Oct. 16 with a score of 356. Williams won the meet with a score of 24.

 

Sophomore Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI) was RICís top runner at the Plansky Invitational, placing tied for 28th with a time of 21:01. He was RICís top runner at the RWU Invitational, placing first overall with a time of 28:39, on Oct. 9. For his efforts, he was named the Little East Conferenceís Menís Cross Country Runner of the Week. He was the Anchormenís top runner at the Ray Dwyer Invitational, placing first with a time of 29:10, on Sept. 25. He was the Anchormenís top runner, placing 85th overall with a time of 27:35, at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational, on Sept. 18.

 

Junior Manny Karngar (Providence, RI) placed 102nd with a time of 23:02 at the Plansky Invitational. He finished fourth at the Ray Dwyer Invitational with a time of 29:51 on Sept. 25. He finished 180th at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational with a time of 30:02 on Sept. 18.

 

Junior Tim Goodwin (Warwick, RI) placed 61st with a time of 21:52 at the Plansky Invitational. He placed sixth at the RWU Invitational with a time of 29:58 on Oct. 9. He finished fourth at the Ray Dwyer Invitational with a time of 30:06 on Sept. 25. He finished 133rd at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational with a time of 28:47 on Sept. 18. He was the Anchormenís top runner placing fourth with a time of 30:07 at the Rhode Island Collegiate Invitational on Sept. 9.

 

Freshman Greg Clark (Pawtucket, RI) placed 71st with a time of 22:05 at the Plansky Invitational. He placed 17th at the RWU Invitational with a time of 31:00 on Oct. 9. He finished 14th at the Ray Dwyer Invitational with a time of 31:50 on Sept. 25. He finished 172nd at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational with a time of 29:48 on Sept. 18. He placed 11th with a time of 32:18 at the Rhode Island Collegiate Invitational on Sept. 9.

 

Senior Joe Parenteau (Smithfield, RI) placed 127th with a time of 24:27 at the Plansky Invitational. He placed 20th at the RWU Invitational with a time of 31:25 on Oct. 9. It was Parenteauís first race since returning from knee surgery.

 

Sophomore Andy Neil (Warwick, RI) finished 11th at the Ray Dwyer Invitational with a time of 31:43 on Sept. 25. He finished 173rd at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational with a time of 29:52 on Sept. 18.  He placed 16th at the Rhode Island Collegiate Invitational on Sept. 9 with a time of 33:24.

 

Freshman Mike Van Gieson (Foster, RI) placed 93rd with a time of 22:44 at the Plansky Invitational. He finished 10th at the Ray Dwyer Invitational with a time of 31:29 on Sept. 25. He finished 184th at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational with a time of 30:08 on Sept. 18. He finished 12th at the Rhode Island Collegiate Invitational with a time of 32:37 on Sept. 9.

 

Freshman Mike Sarazin (Pawtucket, RI) placed 51st at the RWU Invitational with a time of 33:56 on Oct. 9. He placed 23rd at the Rhode Island Collegiate Invitational on Sept. 9 with a time of 35:21.

 

Freshman Sam Gaye (Providence, RI) placed 12th at the Ray Dwyer Invitational with a time of 31:48 on Sept. 25. He finished 208th at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational with a time of 32:00 on Sept. 18.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will compete at Little East Conference/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Saturday, Oct. 30 at UMass-Dartmouth.

 

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