FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 3, 2011

 

CONOR MCCLOSKEY NAMED LITTLE EAST RUNNER OF THE WEEK
Junior Receives Honor for Second Time this Fall

Providence, R.I.-Junior Conor McCloskey (Wakefield, RI) was named the Little East Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for his performance at the Pop Crowell Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 1.

 

  He finished fourth overall among a field of 224 runners with a time of 26:57 to lead Rhode Island College to a seventh place  (22 teams) finish. RIC totaled a score of  169.0, while Southern Maine took home the title with a score of 72.

 

 

 

It is the second consecutive week that McCloskey has received this honor.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Westfield State Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 8.

 

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