Release: October 17, 2009
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cross country competes at Albany Invitational
VESTAL, N.Y.-- One
day after the cancellation of the Penn State kept its top men's
runners from racing, the remainder of the Binghamton cross country
teams took part in the Albany Invitational on Saturday. The Bearcat
men were sixth out of 24 teams while the women placed ninth.
On the men's side, senior Chris
Raulli was Binghamton's top runner, placing 26th out of 189
runners. His time for the 8,000 course was 25:44. Freshman Brendan
Connell was 33rd (25:47), sophomore Tyler
Stachecki was 38th (25:50), freshman Vasili
Papastrat was 47th (25:56) and freshman Jason
Santos was 54th (26:03).
Marist won the men's meet with 47 points, followed by RIT (73)
and host Albany (91). Binghamton finished with 196 points.
Law was Binghamton's top finisher in the women's race, placing
24th out of 193 runners. Her time for the 5,000 meter course
Miura was 33rd (18:41), freshman Linsday
Raulli was 50th (18:51), junior Paulina
Nunez was 58th (18:57) and junior Sarah
Veith was 68th (19:10).
have been the other consistent scorers for the Binghamton women.
Middlebury College won the women's race with 88 points, followed
by Marist (109) and Sacred Heart (139).
Up next for Binghamton is the America East Championships at Vermont
on Oct. 31. The women's 5K race starts at 11 a.m. followed by
the men's 8K race at noon.