Oct. 23, 2012
Chestnut Hill, Mass. – Boston College cross country team members James Newhouse and Elizabeth Hynes were selected as the ACC Performers of the Week following their performances at the Brown University Rothenberg Race last Friday in East Greenwich, R.I.
Newhouse, the Altadena, California native, registered a personal best of 26:04.9 for an 8K course and finished 13th overall as the Eagles finished fourth in the event.
Hynes, the Saint Charles, Illinois native, finished first out of 55 runners en route to a first place team finish for the Eagles on Friday. With her time of 18:12.5 for the 5K course, Hynes finished nearly 21 seconds ahead of runner-up Katelyn Walker from Dartmouth.
This week marks the second time Boston College has sweep ACC Performer of the Week honors. Louis Serafini and Bridget Dahlberg swept the honors for the week of October 9.
Both teams will compete at the ACC Championships Saturday in Blacksburg, Virginia. The men finished 11th while the women finished second at the event last season.