Wenham, Mass.--Rhode Island College sophomore Raffaelo Manzo (Slatersville, RI) picked up his first career top-10 finish as he placed ninth (28:07.9) to lead the Anchormen to a seventh place finish at the Pop Crowell Invitational, hosted by Gordon College on Saturday.
• RIC finished in seventh place with 191.0 points, while the University of New England took first place with 25.0 points.
• There were 17 teams and 140 runners competing at the event.
• Senior Jeff Garson (Cumberland, RI) finished in 48th place (30:15.80). Junior Mohammed Chaghlil (Warwick, RI) placed 75th with a time of (32:04.70).
•Junior Dylan Brobisky (West Warwick, RI) rounded out the runners for the Anchormen, finishing in 98th place (33:37.30).
BY THE NUMBERS
• The Anchormen averaged (29:54) per runner over the 8K course (4.97 miles).
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at Westfield State's James Earley Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 6 (11:15 a.m.).