Connelly Competes at NCAA Championship

Louisville, K.Y. –Junior Margaret Connelly (Chicago, IL) represented the Brown University Cross Country team today at the NCAA Championship at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park. Connelly finished in 130th place out of a field of 253 athletes that qualified for the meet. She completed the course in 20:59 averaging 5:36 per mile.

Connelly placed seventh at the NCAA Northeast Regional meet last week to earn a bid to the national competition by blazing through 6k in 20:11. As a sophomore, Connelly finished 16th at the Regional meet in cross country.

Former Brown runner, Dan Lowry '12 finished in 125th for Michigan on the men's side.

With the season coming to a close, Brown's program will take a few weeks break before kicking off the track season by hosting the Alden Invitational on December 1st.