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Armitage Leads Men at New England Cross Country Championships




October 19, 1998

Armitage Leads Men at New England Cross Country Championships Cunniff paces women

Junior Marshal Armitage (Burlington, Ontario) finished 13th to lead the mens cross country team to a sixth-place finish at the New England Cross Country Championships run at Franklin Park in Boston. In the womens race, freshman Meghan Cunniffs (Monmouth Beach, NJ) 23rd-place finish led the womens team to a 13th-place team finish.

Senior captain Brian Shafer (Litchfield, CT) followed Armitage in 16th place. Senior Chris Merrill (Windsor, CT) was the next Eagle to cross the line in 58th place. The Eagles placed all of their scoring runners in the top 70 in a race of 263 runners. Freshman Colin Wolfe (Westmont, CA) finished in 65th place, followed closely by sophomore Derek Smith (Duxbury, MA) in 67th place.

On the womens side, Boston Colleges top five runners did not run the race. In their absence, Cunniff led the Eagles. Sophomore Lisa McIsaac (Edmonton, Alberta) finished in 42nd place. Fellow sophomore Kerry Andrews crossed in 82nd place, while senior Meghan Gayman (Manchester, NH) finished in 99th place. The womens race comprised 263 runners.

The Eagles next race will be the BIG EAST Championships, hosted by Boston College at Franklin Park, on Friday, October 30.

At Boston (Franklin Park)

Mens Team Scores				Womens Team Scores
1.  Providence College		31 points	1.  Providence College		21 points
2.  Dartmouth			56 points	2.  Dartmouth			107 points
3.  Brown			74 points	3.  Brown			117 points
4.  Harvard			153 points	4.  Boston University		155 points
6.  Boston College		219 points	13.  Boston College		371 points

Boston Colleges Top Five Men Boston Colleges Top Five Women 13. Marshal Armitage 24:38 22. Meghan Cunniff 18:18 16. Brian Shafer 24:46 42. Lisa McIsaac 18:31 58. Chris Merrill 25:34 82. Kerry Andrews 18:56 65. Colin Wolfe 25:38 99. Meghan Gayman 19:08 67. Derek Smith 25:40 130. Meghan Dwyer 19:28

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