November 5, 2006

Four Runners Compete At USATF New England Championship Meet

Nov. 5, 2006

Boston, MA - Senior Madeleine Marecki (Morris, CT) and three teammates competed at the USATF New England Championship Meet today, as the remainder of the team rested for the upcoming NCAA Northeast Regional Meet. The 6-kilometer race was held at Franklin Park and open to all competitors, rather than just college athletes. With only four runners, the Brown women did not enter into the team competition.

Marecki placed first for Brown and 22nd overall, completing the course in 23:12. Junior Lena Groeger (Cambridge, MA) was next in 31st with a time of 23:40. Freshman Sydney Scott was close behind in 34th, with a 23:46 effort. Sophomore Monika Najselova (Ziar nad Hronom, Slovakia) also competed, finishing 50th, running 24:50.

The rest of the cross country squad will be competing at the NCAA Northeast Regional Meet on November 11. The race will be held at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, NY.

Individual Results:
1. Mary Cullen, Unattached-Ire, 19:48
2. Tina Connelly, Prairie Inn Harriers, 20:59
3. Erin Dromgoole, New Balance Boston, 21:00
22. Madeleine Marecki, Brown, 23:12
31. Lena Groeger, Brown, 23:40
34. Sydney Scott, Brown, 23:46
50. Monika Najselova, Brown, 24:50

Complete Results