PROVIDENCE COLLEGE, D'AGOSTINO WIN NATIONAL COLLEGIATE TITLES

11/23/2013
 

Providence College women won the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championship on Saturday in Indiana, scoring 141 points, ahead of Arizona at 197. The Friars were led by Senir Emily Sisson in seventh. Dartmouth senior Abbey D'Agostino (Topsfield MA), runner-up in the meet in 2012, eased her way into the lead after 4K and ran to a 3 second win on the muddy grass course; her Dartmouth squad placed 16th overall.

Harvard senior Maksim Korolev took third place in the men's race behind victor Edward Cheserek, a freshman from Oregon who was first at September's Coast to Coach Battle held at Franklin Park. Providence placed 16th, Dartmouth 24th, and Harvard 30th behind winner Colorado.

At the Divsion II meet, Mike Biwott (AIC) and Tara Dooley placed fourth in their respective races; New England teams placings were Franklin Pierce 25 and Stonehill 28 (men) and Bentley 23, Stonehill 25, and Merrimack 31 (women).

At Division III, New England states were well represented. The women's teams found Williams, Middlebury, and MIT in places 2-3-5 with Tufts 13 and Brandeis 22; Kaleigh Kenny of Williams was third overall. Men's results had Williams 5, Middlebury 8, Tufts 17, Colby 22, MIT 24, and Bates 25. Michael LeDuc of Connecticut College was the individual winner.

All cross country info can be found at ustfccca's website.