Oct. 17, 1997
BC's Graham Wins Women's New England Cross Country Championship And Leads Team To A Second-Place FinishBC MEN CLAIM THIRD PLACE
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