Release: September 30, 2011
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cross country competes at Lehigh/Paul Short Run
place second in men's bronze race
Brown Race Results
Gold Race Results
ITHACA, N.Y.--Juniors Vasili
Papastrat and Lindsay
Raulli were the top BU finishers, highlighting Binghamton's
performance at the Lehigh Paul Short Cross Country Run on Friday
afternoon. The Bearcats placed second out of 46 teams in the
Men's Brown Race and were 39th out of 45 squads in the Women's
The Gold Race is the most competitive of the men's and women's
events at the Lehigh/Paul Short Run, followed by the Brown and
White Races. There was also an Open Race, in which there was
no team scoring and independent runners can enter.
Papastrat, who placed 15th overall, covered the men's 8,000-meter
course in a time of 26:05. Junior Jason
Santos was 25th (26:12), sophomore Chris
Fernandez was 39th (26:26), junior Anthony
Gaetani was 51st (26:35) and freshman Cal
Michaels was 74th (26:51).
There were 382 finishers in the Men's Brown Race. Christopher
Johnson of Colgate took top honors with a time of 25:19. Iona
won the team title with 125 points. Binghamton scored 204 points
in its runner-up effort.
Raulli, meanwhile, was 166th overall in the women's 6,000-meter
race with a time of (22:51). Sophomore Caitlin
Jelinek was 179th (22:59) and junior Rachel
Miura was 187th (23:03).
There were 396 finishers in the Women's Gold Race. Bogdana Mimic
of Villanova, a 2009 All-American, recorded a winning time of
20:10. Providence, which is currently ranked third in the nation
by the USTFCCCA, took the team crown with just 101 points. The
Bearcat women finished with 1,002 points.
Up next for both Binghamton squads is the Albany Invitational
on Oct. 15.
Martinez, who is redshirting this season, was second in the
Men's Open Race with a time of 25:29. Adam
Quinn, who has used up his cross country eligibility but
will run both indoor and outdoor track, was 36th overall (26:19).
Martinez was 48th overall in the Men's Gold Race last season
with a time of 24:52. He later went on to place a team-best fifth
at the America East Meet.