FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 30, 2010

 

DESROSIERS & MARSHALL EARN TOP 25 FINISHES AT  NEW ENGLAND ALLIANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Paxton, MA-Senior Katie Desrosiers (Warwick, RI) and freshman Chelsea Marshall (New Bedford, MA) each placed in the top 25 (137 competitors) at the 2010 New England Alliance and Little East Conference Cross Country Championships held at Moore State Park and hosted by Worcester State University.

 

The Anchorwomen placed eighth (13 teams) with a score of 178 total points. Keene State College won the 2010 New England Alliance Championship with a team score of 19 points. RIC finished fifth (five teams) among Little East institutions with a score of 107.

 

 

 Senior Katie Desrosiers

 

Desrosiers earned N.E. All-Alliance honors by placing 10th with a time of 20:15.20, while Marshall came in 25th with a time of 20:56.80. 

 

 

 Freshman Chelsea Marshall

 

Senior Kaitlin Geagan (Mansfield, MA) finished 51st with a time of 22:01.90. Classmate Brooke Iby (Dracut, MA) came in 54th with a time of 22:08.00.  Fellow senior Jamie Nunes (Lincoln, RI) placed 56th with a time of 22:13.60.

 

Senior Nicole Poirier (Concord, NH) placed 84th with a time of 23:16.90. Junior Justyna Barlow (Foster, RI) placed 99th with a time of 23:57.30.

 

Junior Kayleigh Smith (Cumberland, RI) rounded out the RIC contingent, placing 117th with a time of 25:38.30.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at ECAC Div. III Championships, to be held at Colt State Park in Bristol, RI next Saturday, Nov. 6 at 12 noon.

 

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