FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 19, 2013

 

RIC TAKES FIFTH AT WNE INVITATIONAL

Springfield, Mass.-Sophomore Rebecca Tellier (Smithfield, RI) finished 12th (190 runners) with a time of 20:16.41 to lead the Rhode Island College women’s cross country team at the Western New England Invitational on Saturday.

 

The Anchorwomen placed fifth (22 teams) with a score of 141. Salve Regina won the meet with a score of 55.0.

 

Junior Jenna Pare (Tiverton, RI) placed 15th with a time of 20:25.15, while freshman Allison Lomas (Saunderstown, RI) finished six spots higher with a time of 20:38.09.

 

 

 Junior Jenna Pare

 

Freshman Abigail Dandurand (Hope Valley, RI) posted a time of 21:11.12 and finished 38th overall.

 

Freshman Lauren Deguire (Blackstone, MA) finished 70th with a time of 22:03.34.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the 2013 New England Alliance Championships, hosted by Southern Maine, on Saturday, Nov. 2.

 

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