FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 1, 2004

 

Rhode Island College Menís Cross Country

Update #6

 

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jacksonís team placed fourth overall (12 teams) with a score of 129 at the 2004 LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships, hosted by UMass-Dartmouth, on Saturday, Oct. 30. Keene State won the Alliance Championship with a team score of 23.

 

RIC placed third (five teams) in the Little East with a score of 76. Keene State was the LEC Champion with a score of 19.

 

Sophomore Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI) earned All-Alliance/Little East honors, placing 15th with a time of 26:49 at the Alliance Championships. Lonergan was RICís top runner at the Plansky Invitational, placing tied for 28th with a time of 21:01 on Oct. 23. 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) earned All-Alliance/Little East honors, placing 18th with a time of 27:01 at the Alliance Championships. Karngar placed 102nd with a time of 23:02 at the Plansky Invitational on Oct. 23. 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 35th with a time of 28:01 at the Alliance Championships. Goodwin placed 61st with a time of 21:52 at the Plansky Invitational on Oct. 23. 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 34th with a time of 27:59 at the Alliance Championships. Clark placed 71st with a time of 22:05 at the Plansky Invitational on Oct. 23. 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 on Oct. 23. 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) placed 58th with a time of 29:35 at the Alliance Championships. Neil 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 46th with a time of 28:46 at the Alliance Championships. Van Gieson placed 93rd with a time of 22:44 at the Plansky Invitational on Oct. 23. 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 66th with a time of 30:33 at the Alliance Championships. Sarazin 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 67th with a time of 30:42 at the Alliance Championships. Gaye 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 the ECAC Div. III Championships, hosted by Tufts University on Saturday, Nov. 6.

 

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