FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 19, 2009

 

DESROSIERS PACES RIC HARRIERS AT SEASON-OPENING MEET

North Dartmouth, MA—Junior Katie Desrosiers (Warwick, RI) was RIC’s top runner at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational in women’s cross country action on Saturday afternoon. The Anchorwomen placed 34th (42 teams) with a score of 885. MIT won the meet with a score of 60.0.

 

 

 Junior Katie Desrosiers

 

She placed 132nd with a time of 20:56. Sophomore Brittany Richer (Woonsocket, RI) placed 143rd with a time of 21:05.

 

Freshman Bianca Jones-Pearson (Barrington, RI) placed 196th with a time of 21:50. Freshman Alexis Mowry (Blackstone, MA) placed 217th with a time of 22:16. Junior Jamie Nunes (Lincoln, RI) placed 227th with a time of 22:30. Junior Lindsey Brisson (Coventry, RI) placed 231st with a time of 22:35. Junior Heather Feeney (Warwick, RI) placed 234th with a time 22:38. Junior Nicole Poirier (Concord, NH) placed 252nd with a time of 23:18.

 

Sophomore Justyna Barlow (Foster, RI) placed 180th with a time of 25:43 in the sub-varsity race.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Cod Fish Bowl, held at Franklin Park in Boston on Saturday, Sept. 26.

 

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