For Immediate Release


November 11, 2006


Rhode Island College Menís Cross Country
Places 26th at NCAA N.E. Regional Championships


Springfield, MAóThe Rhode Island College menís cross country team placed 26th overall (45 Teams) with a score of 868 at the NCAA New England Regional Cross Country Championships, hosted by Springfield College on Saturday, Nov. 11. Williams won the meet with a score of 57.


Senior Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI) was RICís top finisher, placing 81st with a time of 27:35. Freshman Jim Smith (Saunderstown, RI) placed 190th with a time of 30:05, sophomore David Simpson (West Warwick, RI) placed 196th with a time of 30:11, junior Mike Van Gieson (Foster, RI) placed 207th with a time of 30:24, junior Greg Ahnrud (Chepachet, RI) placed 210th with a time of 30:33 and junior Greg Clark (Pawtucket, RI) rounded out the RIC contingent, placing 265th with a time of 33:02.