Men's Cross Country Places Eighth At NEC Championships

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. - The Quinnipiac men's cross country team finished eighth with 225 points at the Northeast Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Oct. 30 at Stanley Quarter Park in New Britain, Conn. Central Connecticut State won its second consecutive NEC Championship with 30 points, while Saint Francis (Pa.) and Sacred Heart placed second and third, respectively.

"The men's team had some great performances today," said Head Coach Carolyn Martin. "Although it's been a building year, some of the men ran personal bests today, so we're really looking forward to Regionals and continuing to improve individually."

Finishing first for Quinnipiac and 24th overall was sophomore Mike Levine (Redding, Conn.) with a time of 26:38. Brian Cotter (Huntington, N.Y.) finished second for the Bobcats and 48th overall in 27:27. Quinnipiac's third runner to finish was Dylan DeNuzzo (Melville, N.Y.) in 27:39 in 53rd place. Richard Stoliker (Shelton, Conn.) finished in 59th place overall with a time of 27:55. The fifth finisher for the Bobcats, placing 64th overall, was John Healy (Middletown, N.J.) with a time of 28:04.

The men are scheduled to race at the NCAA Regionals at Hammonasset State Park in Madison, Conn. on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 1:15 p.m.