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Men's Cross Country

Oct. 17, 1997

BC's Graham Wins Women's New England Cross Country Championship And Leads Team To A Second-Place Finish


Boston College senior senior Angie Graham (Pickering, Ontario/Dunbarton) placed first in a field of 261 runners to win the 23rd Annual New England Cross Country Championships with a time of 16:53, besting second-place finisher Sarah Dupre of Providence College by six seconds. The race was held at Boston's Franklin Park.

The BC women's team ranked 11th in the nation, finished second in a field of 37 teams with 66 points. BC's finishers were:

1   Angela Graham, Sr.      16:53
7   Shannon Smith, So.      17:30
8   Ann Baldelli, Sr.       17:31
17  Kyla Barbour, So.       17:53
33  Darby Rice, Sr.         18:18
44  Sandy Wells, Fr.        18:27
75  Lisa McIsaac, Fr.       18:54

At the 85th Annual New England Cross Country Championships, the Boston College men finished third in a field of 36 teams with 118 points. BC's finishers were:

17  Justin Burdon, Fr.      24:34
20  Marshal Armitage, So.   24:40
25  Brian Shafer, Jr.       24:46
26  Derek Smith, Fr.        24:47
30  Derek Holland, So.      24:54
39  Chris Merill, Jr.       25:01
52  Paul Abruzzese, Fr.     25:16

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