FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 1, 2004

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Cross Country

Update #4

 

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s squad did not place as a team at the Little East Conference/MASCAC Alliance Championships, hosted by UMass-Dartmouth on Saturday, Oct. 30. Keene State won both the Alliance and Little East Championships with scores of 24 and 20, respectively.

 

Freshman Katelyn Courtot (Smithfield, RI) was RIC’s top runner at the Alliance Championships, placing 23rd with a time of 20:48. Courtot was RIC’s top runner at the RWU Invitational, placing 19th with a time of 21:40 on Oct 9. She was the Anchorwomen’s top runner at the Ray Dwyer Invitational with a time of 22:00 on Sept. 25.

 

Freshman Michelle Batchelder (Vernon, CT) placed 25th with a time of 20:53 at the Alliance Championships. Batchelder placed 46th with a time of 17:32 at the Plansky Invitational on Oct. 23. She placed 24th at the RWU Invitational with a time of 21:57 on Oct. 9. She finished 35th at the Ray Dwyer Invitational with a time of 22:08 on Sept. 25. She was the Anchorwomen’s lone runner, placing 10th overall with a time of 23:20 at the Ocean State Invitational on Sept. 9.

 

Freshman Samantha Simone (Coventry, RI) finished 56th at the Ray Dwyer Invitational with a time of 24:43 on Sept. 25.

 

In upcoming action RIC will compete at the ECAC Div. III Championships, hosted by Tufts University, on Saturday, Nov. 6.

 

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