FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 18, 2010

 

DESROSIERS LEADS RIC AT THE UMASS DARTMOUTH CROSS COUNTRY INVITATIONAL

North Dartmouth, MA-Senior Katie Desrosiers (Warwick, RI) placed 69th (290 competitors) with a time of 20:00 to lead the Rhode Island College women’s cross country team to a 24th place (39 teams) finish to open the 2010 season at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational.

 

 

 Senior Katie Desrosiers

 

The Anchorwomen totaled a score of 677. Wellesley won the meet with a score of 41.

 

Junior Brittany Richer (Woonsocket, RI) placed 109th with a time of 20:28. Senior Brooke Iby (Dracut, MA) placed 167th with a time of 21:17.

 

Freshman Chelsea Marshall (New Bedford, MA) placed 182nd with a time of 21:34. Senior Kaitlin Geagan (Mansfield, MA) placed 207th with a time of 22:20.

 

Senior Jamie Nunes (Lincoln, RI) placed 212th with a time of 22:28. Senior Nicole Poirier (Concord, NH) placed 219th with a time of 22:48. Junior Kayleigh Smith (Cumberland, RI) rounded out the RIC contingent by placing 250th with a time of 24:14.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Cod Fish Bowl, held at Franklin Park in Boston, on Saturday, Sept. 25.

 

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