O'Connell Leads Men's Cross Country To 11th Place Finish at Purple Valley Invitational
Williamstown, Mass. - September 25, 2010
- Sophomore Ryan O'Connell
continued to run well as he paced the Springfield College men's cross country team to an 11th place finish in Saturday's Purple Valley Invitational.
O'Connell placed 13th place overall as he completed the 8K course in 26:47. MIT and Keene State both finished with 90 points to win the Classic, with the edge going to the Engineers in a tiebreaker. Tufts (106), Fordham (106), and Middlebury (137) completed the top five.
Other runners who finished well for Springfield were sophomore Anthony Salvucci in 27:24, junior David Birdsall in 27:38, and sophomore Matt Scully in 28:35.
The Pride will head to Boston in two weeks for the New England Championships at Franklin Park.
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 .
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