FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

September 20, 2008

 

 

 

WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY PLACES 27th at
UMASS DARTMOUTH INVITATIONAL

 

 

 

North Dartmouth, MA—The Rhode Island College women’s cross country team opened the 2008 season at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The Anchorwomen placed 27th (41 teams) with a score of 786. MIT won the meet with a score of 67.

 

 

 

 

 

 Freshman Jacqueline Towle

 

 

 

Freshman Jacqueline Towle (Swanzey, NH) was RIC’s top runner, placing 119th with a time of 20:42. Freshman Brittany Richer (Woonsocket, RI) placed 145th with a time of 21:01. Sophomore Katie Desrosiers (Warwick, RI) placed 186th with a time of 21:39. Sophomore Heather Feeney (Warwick, RI) placed 197th with a time of 21:46. Sophomore Lindsey Brisson (Coventry, RI) placed 219th with a time of 22:11. Junior Ashley Guimond (Sterling, CT) placed 229th with a time of 22:28. Sophomore Nicole Poirier (Concord, NH) placed 247th with a time of 22:53.

 

 

In the women’s sub-varsity race, freshman Justyna Barlow (Foster, RI) placed 131st with a time of 24:03, while senior captain Hannah Clark (Attleboro, MA) placed 146th with a time of 24:36.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will host its annual Ray Dwyer Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Community College of Rhode Island (Lincoln).

 

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