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Serafini Leads MXC, Earns All-East Honors at IC4A Championship

Junior Louis Serafini

Junior Louis Serafini

Nov. 19, 2011

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Bronx, N.Y. – Junior Louis Serafini the Boston College men’s cross country team with a 22nd place in 25:40 at the 103rd annual IC4A Cross Country Championship in Van Cortlandt Park on Saturday morning. The Niskayuna, N.Y., earned his first All-East accolade as the Eagles finished 13th with 273 team points.

Princeton’s Joe Stilin captured the individual title, running 24:47 over the five kilometer course. The Tigers’ front five finished in the top 16 to claim the team crown on 50 points, topping Albany (121) and La Salle (145).

Serafini’s finish marked the second time this season he was the front-runner for the Eagles. Classmate Jordan Hamm was the second BC competitor to hit the tape, coming in at 26:04 for 53rd overall.

Freshman Richard Lucas and sophomore Anthony Bellitti came in five seconds later in tandem, being tagged as No. 64 and 65, respectively. Shortly after, third-year James Glover wrapped up the scoring with a 26:15 in 73rd in the field of 154.

Freshman James Newhouse finished the course in 27:36 and senior John Shannon turned in a 27:39.

The Eagles improved by 71 points and one place over last year’s IC4A Championship standings. The meet concludes the season for Boston College.

Overall Champion: Joe Stilin, Sr. – 24:47

Eagle Results
22. Louis Serafini, Jr. – 25:40
53. Jordan Hamm, Jr. – 26:04
64. Richard Lucas, Fr. – 26:09
65. Anthony Bellitti, So. – 26:09
73. James Glover, Jr. – 26:15
126. James Newhouse, Fr. – 27:36
129. John Shannon, Sr. – 27:39

2011 IC4A Championship
Place Team Points Scoring
1. Princeton 50 1,7,11,15,16
2. Albany 121 4,10,29,38,40
3. La Salle 145 2,3,39,43,58
4. Syracuse 168 14,21,30,49,54
5. Duquense 190 6,17,36,57,74
5. St. Joseph's 190 25,35,37,42,51
7. Georgetown 192 27,31,33,46,55
8. Liberty 219 18,24,26,65,86
9. UMass 221 5,23,60,66,67
10. Central Conn. St. 223 13,34,47,59,80
11. UConn 233 13,34,47,59,80
12. Marist 241 8,30,41,83,89
13. Boston College 273 22,53,65,65,71
14. Iona 360 19,44,73,108,116
15. Columbia 367 50,70,72,76,99
16. George Mason 378 52,68,81,87,90
17. Rider 380 45,69,82,88,96

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