Release: September 1, 2010
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men's cross country favored to repeat as AE champions
return seven of last season's top eight runners to 2010 squad
AE Men's Preseason Poll
Women's Preseason Poll
VESTAL, N.Y.-- The America East Conference has released its annual
preseason coaches' poll and the Binghamton men's team is favored
to retain its conference title. In the women's poll, the BU women's
tied for sixth place. The America East Championship will be hosted
by Boston University on Oct. 30.
The Binghamton men finished with 57 points in the coaches' poll
and received six of the nine first-place votes. Stony Brook followed
with 49 points and two first-place votes, just ahead of University
of New Hampshires 48 points in third place and Boston University,
which grabbed fourth with 47 points and the remaining first-place
van Ingen, the defending men's individual champion, advanced
to the NCAA Championship. Graduate student Chris
Gaube was the runner up at the America East meet last
season. Senior Casey
Quaglia and sophomore Jeff
Martinez both earned all-conference honors last year.
Also returning are graduate student Craig
Coon and seniors Adam
Quinn and Andrew
Ugolino, all of whom finished among the top 21 runners
at last season's conference meet.
On the women's side, the Bearcats return sophomore Rachel
Miura, who placed 10th at the conference meet last season.
Stony Brook, which placed third at the NCAA Northeast Regional
Meet last year, was the unanimous pick to win its fourth straight
women's conference crown.
Binghamton begins its 2010 season on Sept. 11 as it hosts its