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Hamm, Serafini Lead MXC at New Englands




Oct. 8, 2011

Boston - The Boston College men's cross country team took 16th place on 418 points at the New England Championship on Saturday afternoon at Franklin Park.

Juniors Jordan Hamm and Louis Serafini turned in a pair of top 20 finishes to lead the way for the Eagles. The duo went out with the lead pack and moved around throughout the race, as defending champion Glarius Rop of AIC made his way through the eight-kilometer course in 24:12.

Hamm was clocked in a personal record time of 25:13 to take 15th place in the field of 282 athletes. Serafini followed shortly behind at 25:20 to score second for the Eagles in 20th place.

Also turning a personal-best clip was sophomore Anthony Bellitti, who scored third for BC with a time of 26:15 in 75th. Junior James Glover and freshman Richard Lucas completed the team tally with times of 27:06 (145th) and 27:17 (162nd).

Senior John Shannon and junior Jack Linehan also contested the championship heat, running 27:33 and 27:50, respectively.

Senior Akash Chougul led Boston College in the sub varsity run, taking 36th in 27:11.

Boston College is off until returning to Franklin Park for the Boston Athletic Association's Mayor's Cup on Sunday, Oct. 23 at noon.

Men's Champion: 24:12 - Glarius Rop, AIC

Team Results (Scoring)
1. 149 - Connecticut (14,19,29,32,55)
2. 192 - Dartmouth (10,23,41,54,64)
3. 211 - Boston Univ. (4,9,21,56,121)
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15. 414 - Brown (69,80,85,88,92)
16. 418 - Boston College (15,20,75,146,162)
17. 500 - Yale (16,28,122,127,207)
--- 43 teams

BC Results
15. Jordan Hamm, Jr. - 25:13*
20. Louis Serafini, Jr. - 25:20
75. Anthony Bellitti, So. - 26:15*
145. James Glover, Jr. - 27:06
162. Richard Lucas, Fr. - 27:17
182. John Shannon, Sr. - 27:33
202. Jack Linehan, Jr. - 27:50

Sub Varsity Heat
Individual Champion: 26:00 - Dylan Summers, Dartmouth

Team Results (Scoring)
1. 35 - Dartmouth (1,2,6,7,19)
2. 66 - Williams (3,4,10,20.29)
3. 75 - Stonehill (8,13,14,18,22)
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12. 298 - Amherst (33,49,65,73,78)
13. 307 - Boston College (36,52,56,76,87)
14. 324 - Bowdoin (40,43,66,85,90)
--- 26 teams

BC Results
36. Akash Chougule, Sr. - 27:11
52. Tim Ferris, Fr. - 27:24*
56. James Newhouse, Fr. - 27:30*
76. Nahed Lakkis, Jr. - 27:45
87. Joseph McConaughy, So. - 27:55
117. Shane Constantine, So. - 28:44*
*Personal Record

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