FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

November 20, 2013

 

 

 

2013 Rhode Island College Menís Cross Country
Season Summary

 

Providence, R.I.-Head Coach Kevin Jacksonís team closed out the season at the 2013 New England Div. III Menís Cross Country Championships on Nov. 16. The Anchormen placed 43rd (50 teams) with a score of 1,238.

 

 

 

The Anchormen placed seventh (15 teams) overall and fourth (seven teams) in the Little East at the 2013 N.E. Alliance Championships on Nov. 2 with team scores of 261 and 148, respectively.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Craig Amado (Providence, RI) finished 351st with a season-best effort (34:16.27) at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Nov. 16. He finished 115th (31:57.76) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Nov. 2.

 

 

 

He is a community health major and a 2010 graduate of Central High School.

 

 

 

Senior Tom DeCristofaro (Smithfield, RI) placed 247th (29:15.71) at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Nov. 16. DeCristofaro placed 74th (29:27.99) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Nov. 2. He finished in 65th place (29:37.81) at the Western New England Invitational on Oct. 19. DeCristofaro finished 126th with a season-best effort (29:12.40) at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 12. He recorded a 32nd place finish (30:18) at the Elms Invitational on Sept. 28. DeCristofaro finished 50th (31:14) at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 21.

 

 

 

As a junior in 2012, DeCristofaro placed 220th with a time of 29:24.49 at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Nov. 10. He placed 131st with a time of 29:49at the 2012 ECAC Div. III Championships on Nov. 3. DeCristofaro registered a time of 29:17.85 to finish 77th at the 2012 N.E. Alliance Championships on Oct. 27. He registered a season-best time of 28:47.62 to finish 57th at the WNE Golden Bear Invitational on Oct.  13. DeCristofaro finished 272nd with a time of 31:26.73 at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 6. He posted a time of 29:16.90 to place 94th at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 29. DeCristofaro finished with a time of 30:27.90 to place 65th at the Wesleyan Invitational on Sept. 22. He finished with a time of 28:57 to place 191st at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 15.

 

 

 

As a sophomore in 2011, DeCristofaro placed 250th with a time of 29:52.06 at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Nov. 12. He placed 189th with a time of 30:39.00 at the ECAC Championships on Nov. 5. DeCristofaro placed 76th with a season-best time of 28:54 at the Alliance Championships on Oct. 29. He finished in 13th place with a time of 26:20 at Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 15 (shortened course). DeCristofaro placed 134th with a time of 29:59.01 at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 8. He placed 75th with a time of 30:35 at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Oct. 1. DeCristofaro placed 20th with a time of 32:00 at the Elms College Invitational on Sept. 24. He placed 191st with a time of 29:49.63 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 17.

 

 

 

As a freshman in 2010, DeCristofaro finished 261st with a time of 31:29.8 at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Nov. 13. DeCristofaro finished 192nd with a season-best time of 30:04.11 at the ECAC Championships on Nov. 6. He finished 101st with a time of 31:00.60 at the N.E. Alliance Championship on Oct. 30. DeCristofaro placed 19th with a time of 25:27 (shortened course) at Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 16. He placed 180th with a time of 30:55.22 at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 9. He placed 130th with a time of 30:37 at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Oct. 2.  He placed 203rd with a time of 32:17 at the Cod Fish Bowl on Sept. 25. He placed 214th with a time of 30:32 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept 18.

 

 

 

He is a justice studies major and a 2010 graduate of Smithfield High School.

 

 

 

Senior Cameron Richer (Woonsocket, RI) was named the Team MVP and was RICís top finisher on two occasions. He placed 218th (28:53.92) at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Nov. 16. Richer placed 49th (28:31.00) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Nov. 2. He finished 18th with a season-best effort (27:55.18) at the Western New England Invitational on Oct. 19. Richer led RIC with an 88th place finish (28:24.05) at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 12. He finished 36th (30:38) at the Elms Invitational on Sept. 28. Richer finished 45th overall (31:01) at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 21.

 

 

 

As a junior in 2012, Richer finished 166th with a time of 28:07.23 at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Nov. 10. He finished 99th with a time of 29:04 at the 2012 ECAC Div. III Championships on Nov.  3. Richer finished 58th with a time of 28:26.26 at the 2012 N.E. Alliance Championships on Oct. 27. He placed 31st with a season-best time of 28:01.59 at the WNE Golden Bear Invitational on Oct.  13. Richer placed 152nd with a time of 29:28.90 at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 6. He placed 92nd with a time of 29:12.70 at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 29. Richer finished 54th with a time of 29:40.80 at the Wesleyan Invitational on Sept. 22. He finished 172nd with a time of 28:23 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 15.

 

 

 

As a sophomore in 2011, Richer placed 191st with a time of 28:21.20 at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Nov. 12. Richer placed 140th with a time of 29:36.43 at the ECAC Championships on Nov. 5. He placed 56th overall with a time of 28:11 at the Alliance Championships on Oct. 29. Richer finished in sixth place with a time of 25:20 at Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 15 (shortened course). He placed 92ndwith a time of 29:00.12 at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 8. Richer placed 54thwith a time of 29:21 at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Oct. 1. He placed 13th with a time of 31:15 at the Elms College Invitational on Sept. 24. Richer finished 134th with a season-best time of 27:58.09 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 17.

 

 

 

As a freshman in 2010, Richer came in 212th with a time of 30:10.3 at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Nov. 13. Richer placed 117thwith a time of 28:39.65 at the ECAC Championships on Nov. 6. He placed 66th with a time of 29:44.50 at the N.E. Alliance Championship on Oct. 30. Richer came in seventh with a time of 23:39 (shortened course) at Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 16. He placed 55th with a time of 28:13.37 at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 9. He placed 64th at a time of 28:56 at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Oct. 2. He placed 122nd with a time of 29:44 at the Cod Fish Bowl on Sept. 25. He placed 135th with a season-best time of 27:51 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept 18.

 

 

 

He is a mathematics major with a minor in finance and a 2010 graduate of Woonsocket High School.

 

 

 

Junior Jarell Forbes (Providence, RI) finished 330th with a season-best effort (32:08.42) at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Nov. 16. He finished 132nd (33:44.80) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Nov. 2.

 

 

 

Sophomore Brandon Paulino (Bristol, RI) was RICís top finisher on three occasions. He placed 202nd (28:39.70) at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Nov. 16. Paulino placed 42nd (28:17.89) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Nov. 2. He finished 22nd overall with a season-best effort (28:02.03) at the Western New England Invitational on Oct. 19. Paulino placed 113th (28:56.47) at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 12. He finished 21st (29:27) at the Elms Invitational on Sept. 28. Paulino came in 32nd (30:21) at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 21.

 

 

 

Freshman Shilo Chaves (Wrentham, MA) finished 138th (38:23) at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 21.

 

 

 

Freshman Nicholas Longolucco (Bradford, RI) placed 342nd (33:28.07) at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Nov. 16. Longolucco finished 133rd (33:45.18) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Nov. 2. He finished 148th with a season-best effort (33:14.59) at the Western New England Invitational on Oct. 19. Longolucco finished 285th (33:52.30) at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 12.  He posted a 71st place finish (36:02) at the Elms Invitational on Sept. 28. Longolucco posted a 129th place finish (36:37) at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 21.

 

 

 

Freshman Justin Lucier (Attleboro, MA) was RICís top finisher on one occasion. He placed 293rd (30:07.58) at the N.E. Div. III Men's Cross Country Championships on Nov. 16. Lucier placed 68th with a season-best effort (29:09.08) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Nov. 2. He placed 44th (28:55.18) at the Western New England Invitational on Oct. 19. Lucier finished 247th (32:02.61) at the James Earley Invitational on Oct. 12. He came in 29th (30:00) at the Elms College Invitational on Sept. 28. Lucier finished 24th (30:03) at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 21. He was named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week once on the season.