FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 16, 2010

 

DESROSIERS FINISHES FIRST IN CROSS COUNTRY RACE AT EASTERN CONNECTICUT

Mansfield, CT-Senior Katie Desrosiers (Warwick, RI) was the first to cross the finish line (21 competitors) with a time of 20:27 to lead the Rhode Island College women’s cross country team to a, 27-28, victory over Eastern Connecticut at Mansfield Hollow State Park on Saturday morning. 

 

 

 Senior Katie Desrosiers

 

Freshman Chelsea Marshall (New Bedford, MA) came in fourth with a time of 21:24. Junior Brittany Richer (Woonsocket, RI) placed fifth with a time of 21:37.

 

Senior Brooke Iby (Dracut, MA) placed eighth with a time of 22:45. Senior Kaitlin Geagan (Mansfield, MA) was the next to finish, in ninth place with a time of 22:54.

 

Senior Jamie Nunes (Lincoln, RI) placed 11th with a time of 23:09. Senior Nicole Poirier (Concord, NH) placed 12th with a time of 23:33. Junior Justyna Barlow (Foster, RI) placed 17th with a time of 24:24. Junior Kayleigh Smith (Cumberland, RI) placed 18th with a time of 24:28. 

 

Freshman Meghan McMullen (Bristol, RI) rounded out the RIC contingent, placing 21st with a time of 25:48.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the New England Alliance Championships on Saturday, Oct. 30.

 

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