FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 2, 2010

 

DESROSIERS LEADS RIC TO NINTH PLACE
FINISH AT POP CROWELL CROSS COUNTRY INVITATIONAL

Wenham, MA-Senior Katie Desrosiers (Warwick, RI) placed ninth (276 competitors) with a time of 19:41 to lead the Rhode Island College women’s cross country team to a ninth place (26 teams) finish at the Pop Crowell Cross Country Invitational hosted by Gordon College.

 

The Anchorwomen totaled a score of 229. Southern New Hampshire won the meet with a score of 90.

 

 

 Senior Katie Desrosiers

 

Freshman Chelsea Marshall (New Bedford, MA) placed 43rd with a time of 20:43. Junior Brittany Richer (Woonsocket, RI) placed 47th with a time of 20:45.

 

Senior Brooke Iby (Dracut, MA) placed 60th with a time of 21:06. Senior Kaitlin Geagan (Mansfield, MA) placed 77th with a time of 21:28.

 

Senior Jamie Nunes (Lincoln, RI) placed 106th with a time of 22:14. Senior Nicole Poirier (Concord, NH) placed 146th with a time of 23:06. Junior Kayleigh Smith (Cumberland, RI) placed 166th with a time of 23:37.  Junior Justyna Barlow (Foster, RI) rounded out the RIC contingent by placing 192nd with a time of 24:32.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Westfield State Invitational, to be held at noon on Saturday, Sept. 25.

 

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