FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 12, 2005

 

2005 Rhode Island College Menís Cross Country

Season Summary

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jacksonís team closed out the 2005 season at the NCAA New England Regional Div. III Championships, hosted by Springfield College, on Saturday, Nov 12, and placed 25th (43 teams) with a team score of 784.

 

The Anchormen competed at the ECAC Div. III Championships, hosted by Connecticut College on Nov. 5 and placed 18th overall (38 teams) with a score of 487.

 

RIC placed seventh overall (ten teams) with a team score of 178 at the Little East/MASCAC Alliance Championships, hosted by Westfield State on Saturday, Oct. 29. The Anchormen placed fourth (five teams) among Little East institutions with a team score of 100.

 

Senior Tim Goodwin (Warwick, RI) closed out his career as an Anchorman this fall. Goodwinís fastest time at RIC was 27:52 set during his sophomore season in 2003.

 

As a senior in 2005, he placed 183rd with a time of 29:28 at the New England Championships on Nov. 12. He was 108th with a season-best time of 27:56 at the ECAC Championships on Nov. 5. He finished 55th with a time of 29:02.82 at the Alliance Championships on Oct. 29. He placed seventh with a time of 24:32 (shortened course) at a tri-meet with Mitchell at Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 15. He was 30th with a time of 29:44 at the Tri-State Invitational on Oct. 1. He finished 37th with a time of 30:20 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational on Sept. 24. He placed 14th with a time of 17:59 (shortened course) at the Ocean State Invitational on Sept. 8.

 

As a junior in 2004, Goodwin placed 35th with a season-best time of 28:01 at the Alliance Championships. Goodwin placed 61st with a time of 21:52 at the Plansky Invitational (shortened course). He placed sixth at the RWU Invitational with a time of 29:58. He finished fourth at the Ray Dwyer Invitational with a time of 30:06. He finished 133rd at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational with a time of 28:47. He was the Anchormenís top runner placing fourth with a time of 30:07 at the Rhode Island Collegiate Invitational.

 

As a sophomore in 2003, Goodwin placed 131st with a time of 29:09 at the New England Div. III Championships. He finished 28th with a time of 28:27 at the Alliance Championships. He placed 238th with a season-best time of 27:52 at the New England Open Championships. He placed 33rd with a time of 30:28 at the Tri-State Championships. He finished 14th with a time of 29:28 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational. He was the top RIC runner at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational, placing 85th with a time of 28:38. He finished seventh with a time of 29:06 at the Ocean State Invitational.

 

Prior to transferring into RIC, Goodwin attended Manhattan College in 2001. He is a communications major and a 2001 graduate of Bishop Hendricken High School.

 

Senior Manny Karngar (Providence, RI) closed out his career as an Anchorman this fall. Karngarís fastest time at RIC was 26:25 set this fall at the ECAC Championships.

 

As a senior in 2005, he placed 118th with a time of 27:59 at the New England Championships on Nov. 12. He was 21st overall with a season-best time of 26:25 at the ECAC Championships on Nov. 5. He finished 30th overall with a time of 27:57.11 at the Alliance Championships on Oct. 29. He was third overall with a time of 23:55 (shortened course) at a tri-meet with Mitchell at Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 15. He placed second overall with a time of 28:46 at the Roger Williams Invitational on Oct. 8. He sixth with a time of 28:15 at the Tri-State Invitational on Oct. 1. He finished seventh with a time of 28:43 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational on Sept. 24. He was 112th with a time of 27:47 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 17. He placed seventh with a time of 17:40 (shortened course) at the Ocean State Invitational on Sept. 8.

 

As a junior in 2004, Karngar placed 166th with a time of 29:57 at the New England Championships. He was RICís top runner at the ECAC Championships, placing 77th with a time of 29:16. He earned All-Alliance/Little East honors, placing 18th with a season-best time of 27:01 at the Alliance Championships. Karngar 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. He finished 180th at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational with a time of 30:02.

 

As a sophomore in 2003, Karngar was the Anchormenís top runner at the ECAC Div. III Championships, placing 24th overall with a time of 28:05. He was RICís top runner at the Little East Conference/MASCAC Alliance Championships, finishing 14th with a time of 27:22. He placed 33rd with a time of 20:39 at the Plansky Invitational (shortened course). He 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 team season-best time of 26:56. He finished 13th at the Tri-State Championships with a time of 29:01. He placed 12th with a time of 29:01 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational.

 

As a freshman in 2002, placed 146th at the New England Div. III Championships with a time of 28:01. Karngar placed 33rd at the ECAC Div. III Championships with a time of 28:08. He placed 54th at the Alliance Championships with a time of 29:13. Karngar placed 24th with a season-best time of 26:29 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational.

 

He is a finance major and a 2002 graduate of Shea High School.

 

Junior Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI) was RICís top runner in every meet and named the teamís MVP. He placed 86th overall with a time of 27:18 at the New England Championships on Nov. 12. He earned All-ECAC honors, placing eighth overall with a time of 26:13 at the ECAC Championships on Saturday, Nov. 5. He earned All-Alliance/Little East honors for the second consecutive season by placing seventh overall with a time of 26:10.67 at the Alliance Championships on Oct. 29. He placed first overall with a time of 22:56 (shortened course) at a tri-meet with Mitchell at Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 15. He finished first overall with a time of 28:06 at the Roger Williams Invitational on Oct. 8. He placed second overall with a time of 27:29 at the Tri-State Invitational on Oct. 1. He was second overall with a time of 27:37 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational on Sept. 24. He placed 62nd with a time of 26:42 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 17. He placed third with a time of 17:16 (shortened course) at the Ocean State on Sept. 8.

 

Sophomore Greg Ahnrud (Chepachet, RI) placed 193rd overall with a time of 29:41 at the New England Championships on Nov. 12. He was 172nd with a time of 29:22 at the ECAC Championships on Saturday, Nov. 5. He was 56th with a time of 29:11.92 at the Alliance Championships on Oct. 29. He placed fifth with a time of 24:31 (shortened course) at a tri-meet with Mitchell at Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 15. He was 19th with a time of 31:06 at the Roger Williams Invitational on Oct. 8. He finished 25th with a season-best time of 29:24 at the Tri-State Invitational on Oct. 1. He placed 167th with a time of 28:59 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 17. He placed 19th with a time of 18:43 (shortened course) at the Ocean State Invitational on Sept. 8.

 

Sophomore Greg Clark (Pawtucket, RI) placed 204th overall with a time of 30:09 at the New England Championships on Nov. 12. He was 197th with a time of 30:26 at the ECAC Championships on Saturday, Nov. 5. He was 65th with a time of 29:33.62 at the Alliance Championships on Oct. 29. He placed 12th with a time of 26:01 (shortened course) at a tri-meet with Mitchell at Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 15. He finished 33rd with a time of 32:01 at the Roger Williams Invitational on Oct. 8. He was 51st with a time of 31:57 at the Tri-State Invitational on Oct. 1. He was 55th with a time of 32:07 at the Ray Dwyer Invitational on Sept. 24. He was 217th with a time of 31:12 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 17. He placed 24th with a time of 20:08 (shortened course) at the Ocean State Invitational on Sept. 8.

 

2005 Rhode Island College Menís Cross Country Roster

Name

Year

Hgt

Wgt.

Hometown/High School

Greg Ahnrud

So.

5-9

150

Chepachet, RI/Ponaganset

Greg Clark

So.

5-10

135

Pawtucket, RI/Tolman

Tim Goodwin

Sr.

5-8

135

Warwick, RI/Bishop Hendricken

Manny Karngar

Sr.

5-11

160

Providence, RI/Shea

Eric Lonergan

Jr.

5-3

105

North Kingstown, RI/North Kingstown

 

 

 

 

 

Head Coach:

Kevin Jackson

Assistant  Coach:

Patty Testa

 

 

2005 Rhode Island College Menís Cross Country Results

Sept. 8

Ocean State Invitational * (shortened course)

3rd Place (5 Teams); 67 Points

Sept. 17

at UMass-Dartmouth Invitational

Did Not Score As A Team

Sept. 24

Ray Dwyer Invitational

4th Place (7 Teams); 96 Points

Oct. 1

Tri-State Invitational *

5th Place (10 Teams); 100 Points

Oct. 8

at Roger Williams Invitational

Did Not Score As A Team

Oct. 15

at Eastern Connecticut (shortened course)

Win, 28-29

Oct. 15

vs. Mitchell (at Eastern Connecticut)

Win, 28-75

Oct. 29

at LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships +

7th Place (10 Teams) in Alliance; 684 Points
4th Place (5 Teams) in LEC; 100 Points

Nov. 5

at ECAC Division III Championships #

18th Place (38 Teams); 487 Points

Nov. 12

at New England Division III Championships $

25th Place (43 Teams); 784 Points

 

 

 

Home Invitational in Bold

* hosted by CCRI

+ hosted by Westfield State College

# hosted by Connecticut College

$ hosted by Springfield College

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