Men's Cross Country Finish Sixth At CCSU Invitational

Photos of QU at CCSU Invitational

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. - The Quinnipiac University men's cross country team finished sixth out of nine teams at the CCSU Blue Devil Invitational held on Saturday, September 11, 2010 at Stanley Quarter Park. Providence College won the invitational on both the men and women's side. The Bobcats finished with a total of 184 points and placed ahead of Northeast Conference opponent Bryant.

"There were some good performances today, but we still have some work to do for the championship part of the season," said Head Coach Carolyn Martin. "We're looking forward to the home invitational next week."

Sophomore Mike Levene (Redding, Conn.) led the Bobcats finishing in 20th place out of 102 runners overall at 27:18. The second Quinnipiac runner to cross the finish line was junior John Beckshaw (Medford, Mass.) at 27:52. Brian Cotter (Huntington, N.Y) finished the 5.2 mile course with a time of 27:59. The fourth and fifth runners to finish for Quinnipiac were Jacob Cetera (Chicago, Ill.) at 28:25 and Ryan Wolff (Mount Holly, N.J) at 28:40, who are both new to collegiate running.

Quinnipiac hosts the Quinnipiac Invitational at the Quinnipiac Cross Country Course in Hamden, Conn. on Saturday, Sept. 18. The meet is set to begin at noon.