October 7, 2006

Bears Take Third at New England Championships

Oct. 7, 2006

Boston, MA - A portion of the men's cross country program competed today at the New England Cross Country Championship meet held at Franklin Park. The Bears placed third in a field of 45 teams in the varsity race with a score of 166 points, behind UMass Lowell (76 points) and Boston College (145 points). Brown was also represented in the sub-varsity race, in which the Bears placed ninth in a field of 24 with a score of 286.

Finishing first for Brown and 21st overall in the varsity race was freshman John Loeser (Weston, CT) with a time of 25:18. Sophomore Brian Schmidt (West Hempstead, NY) was just three seconds behind in 27th. Duriel Hardy '10 (West Chester, PA) finished third for Brown, 32nd overall, completing the course in 25:27. Junior Nick Sarro (Chatham, NY) and senior Eamon Quick (Phoenix, AZ) rounded off the scoring positions for Brown, placing 45th (25:33) and 48th (25:34), respectively.

In the sub-varsity race, freshman Colin Brett (Easton, PA) finished first for Brown and 20th overall with a 26:22 effort. Junior Alex Enscoe (Berkeley, CA) and freshman Alex Stern (Potomac, MD) followed in 41st and 60th, respectively. Freshman Scott Cary (Mt. Vernon, WA) placed 91st, and senior Christian Tabib (Valpariso, IN) placed 140th to fill the remaining scoring positions for Brown.

Those who sat out today will be competing at the Pre-National Meet in Terre Haute, Indiana on Saturday, October 14, while others will look to compete again next at the Mayor's Cup on Sunday, October 22 back at Franklin Park.


Varsity Results:
1. UMass Lowell 76
2. Boston College 145
3. Brown 166
4. Connecticuit University 173
5. Quinnipiac 177

1. Max Feldman, Conneticuit University, 24:17
2. John Ciccarelli, Quinnipiac, 24:38
3. Tim Galebach, Harvard, 24:48
21. John Loeser, Brown, 25:18
27. Brian Schmidt, Brown, 25:21
32. Duriel Hardy, Brown, 25:27
45. Nick Sarro, Brown, 25:33
48. Eamon Quick, Brown, 25:34
86. Jacob Nettleton, Brown, 25:55
91. Stephen Chaloner, Brown, 25:57

Sub-Varsity Results:
1. Williams 35
2. Dartmouth 96
3. Quinnipiac 106
9. Brown 286

1. Andy Han, Dartmouth, 25:31
2. Matthew O'Connor, New Hampshire, 25:43
3. Mike Davitian, Williams, 25:45
20. Colin Brett, Brown, 26:22
41. Alex Enscoe, Brown, 26:40
60. Alex Stern, Brown, 26:56
91. Scott Cary, Brown, 27:18
140. Christian Tabib, Brown, 27:59
193. Sean O'Brien, Brown, 28:35
216. Aaron Isham, Brown, 29:03