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For Immediate Release: November 1, 2008
Contact: Ian Milne (sports1@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6800

Men place third, women sixth at America East Cross Country Championships
Gaube and van Ingen take third and fourth in men's race

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VESTAL, N.Y. - Junior Chris Gaube and sophomore Erik van Ingen highlighted the Binghamton Cross Country teams performance at the America East Cross Country Championships on Saturday at Oregon Ridge Park in Baltimore. Gaube finished a program best third place, closely followed by van Ingen at fourth. The men as a team finished third, while the women placed sixth of nine.

Gaube finished third out of 76 runners in the men's race, completing the 8,000-meter course in a time of 25:45.1. Van Ingen was close on his heels, crossing the finish line four seconds later at 25:49.2. They were followed by sophomore Adam Quinn who placed 13th (26:12.9), sophomore Casey Quaglia who came in at 33rd (26:58.7), and junior Jonathan Peffley who finished 36th (27:08.5).

Senior Jamie Schulte led the women, placing 24th out of a field of 76. She finished the 5,000-meter course with a time of 18:42.6. Schulte was followed by sophomore trio Alicia Finger, Ashley Horton, and Renee Blair. They finished in 26th (18:45.0), 27th (18:48.0) and 30th (18:54.4) place respectively.

Stony Brook claimed the women's title and New Hampshire won the men's race for the second straight year to be named America East Champions.

Until this year, the highest men's finish at the conference championship was Matt Dresser taking ninth in 2001.

Binghamton will next run at the NCAA Northeast Regional held in the Bronx, N.Y. on Saturday, November 15.

MEN'S TEAM STANDINGS
1. New Hampshire 42. 2. Stony Brook 64. 3. Binghamton 89
WOMEN'S TEAM STANDINGS
1. Stony Brook 29. 2. Boston Univ. 41. 3. New Hampshire 74.

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