Release: September 11, 2010
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men's cross country sweeps home dual meet from Siena
and Raulli place first in men's and women's races
VESTAL, N.Y.-- Sophomores Lindsay
Raulli and Vasili
Papastrat places first in the women's and men's races
respectively, pacing the Binghamton cross country teams to a
sweep over Siena in a dual race on Saturday at the Binghamton
University Nature Preserve. The Bearcat women won 15-49 while
the men took a 16-43 decision.
Raulli covered the women's 5,000-meter course in a time of 18:53.7.
It marked the 10th-fastest time run on the course since the program
moved up to the NCAA Division I level in 2001 and the fourth-fastest
time turned in by a Binghamton runner during that same span.
Furthermore, she is the first BU runner to break 19 minutes on
the course since Katie Radzik (18:38) and Stacy Kramer (18:51)
at the 2005 America East Championships.
Miura was second (19:17), breaking her freshman time
on the same course by 26 seconds. Last season, Miura went on
to earn all-conference honors with a 10th-place finish at the
Veith (19:27) and Ashley
Horton (20:00) were third and fourth respectively while
Abbatte was fifth (20:14).
Papastrat, meanwhile, won the men's 8,000-meter race in a time
of 26:53.7. It marked the fifth-fastest time turned in by a Binghamton
runner on the home course in the program's nine-year Division
Connell was second (26:51), followed by junior Tyler
Stachecki in third (26:58), Jason
Santos in fourth (27:07) and graduate student Chris
Raulli in sixth (28:00).
Up next for Binghamton is the Lehigh/Paul Short Run on Oct. 1.