Men 8th, Women 10th at NE-10 Cross Country Championships

Andy Beardsley

EASTON, Mass. – The University of New Haven men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the 2010 Northeast-10 Conference Championship races Sunday in Easton, Mass. The men’s team finished in eighth place of 14 teams, while the women finished in 10th place out of 16 teams.

Leading the women’s team was sophomore Dominique Stasulli who finished in 16th place with a time of 19:12.2 (6:10.8 average mile). Second on the women’s side was Lauren DeMitruck with a 46th place finish and a time of 20:08.0. The women’s team finished 10th with a total time of 1:41:57:10 for its six top finishers. The Chargers third and fourth place finishers were Tania Bernardino in 54th place overall and Bridget Faria 55th place.

The men’s team was led by senior Ryan Frietas who finished in 39th place with a time of 26:41.6 (5:22.2 average mile). Matt Dunham was close to Frietas with a 43rd finished in a time of 26:48.0. The team finished with a total time of 2:15:56.30 through its six runners. Sophomore Samuel Montclair and freshman Timothy Nohelty finished close as well with a 52nd and 53rd place finish, respectively.

The Chargers men’s and women’s teams will return to action on Sunday, November 21 when they travel to the NCAA Division II East Region Championships in Boston, Mass.