FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 8, 2004

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Cross Country

Update #5

 

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s squad did not place as a team at the ECAC Div. III Championships, hosted by Tufts on Saturday, Nov. 6. Williams won the meet with a score of 24.

 

 Freshman Michelle Batchelder (Vernon, CT) was RIC's top runner at the ECAC Championships, placing 93rd with a time of 26:16. She 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 Katelyn Courtot (Smithfield, RI) placed 101st with a time of 26:29 at the ECAC Championships. She 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 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 New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Southern Maine, on Saturday, Nov. 13.

 

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