For Immediate Release


November 4, 2006


Rhode Island College Women’s Cross Country

Places 34th at ECAC Championships


Williamstown, MA—The Rhode Island College women’s cross country team placed 34th overall (35 Teams) with a score of 1,011 at the Eastern College Athletic Conference Div. III New England Cross Country Championships, hosted by Williams College on Saturday, Nov. 4. Amherst won the meet with a score of 37.


Freshman Elizabeth Ann Glunt (Altoona, PA) was RIC’s top finisher at the meet, placing 185th with a time of 28:51. Sophomore Hannah Clark (Attleboro, MA) placed 201st with a time of 29:22, freshman Christine Smith (Foster, RI) placed 221st with a time of 30:44, junior Maria Valletta (Cranston, RI) placed 230th with a time of 33:15 and freshman Lindsey Genovesi (West Warwick, RI) rounded out the RIC contingent, placing 240th with a time of 40:48.


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the New England Div. III Regional Championships, hosted by Springfield College on Saturday, Nov. 11.