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Pietras Leads Men's Cross Country To Third Place Finish at NEWMAC Championships

2010 NEWMAC Men's Cross Country All-Conference Team Complete Results

Paxton, Mass. - October 30, 2010 - The Springfield College men’s cross country team finished in third place at the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Championships Saturday afternoon at Moore Park. The Pride finished with 52 points as a team, just two points out of second place behind runner-up Coast Guard.

Zach Pietras ran well as Springfield’s top finisher, placing third overall with a time of 26:13.37 on the 8K course. Springfield had two other top-10 finishers in Anthony Salvucci and Ryan O’Connell. Salvucci clocked in at a time of 26:39.40 and O’Connell finished in 26:44.22.

MIT won the team championship with 29 points. The Engineers placed four runners in the top 10, including the individual winner. WPI (128 points) and Babson (136) placed fourth and fifth behind Springfield.

Also scoring for the Pride was Matthew Scully with a time of 27:33.69 and Steve Creamer in 27:34.91.

Springfield will compete in the ECAC Championships next Saturday in Bristol, R.I.

2010 NEWMAC Men’s Cross Country First-Team All-Conference
Roy Wedge, MIT
Paul Welle, MIT
Zach Pietras, Springfield
Nate Crum, Coast Guard
Richard Prevost, MIT
Anthony Salvucci, Springfield
Trevor Siperek, Coast Guard

2010 NEWMAC Men’s Cross Country Second-Team All-Conference
Ryan O’Connell, Springfield
Dan Harper, MIT
Kevin O’Brien, Coast Guard
Kyle Fitzpatrick, Babson
Gihan Amarasiriwardena, MIT
Joe Christopher, MIT
Andrew Price, Coast Guard

2010 NEWMAC Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Year
Roy Wedge, MIT

2010 NEWMAC Men’s Cross Country Rookie of the Year
Roy Wedge, MIT

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Head Coach Bryan Brown Bryan Brown will enter his third season as the head men's cross country coach in the fall of 2013. Brown, who was a former All-American at Springfield College in track, is the reigning NEWMAC Coach of the Year after leading Springfield to its second-straight second-place finish at the conference championships a year ago . Read more.

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