September 26, 2009

Tiernan and Bonilla Lead Rams at Wesleyan Invitational

Tiernan and Bonilla Lead Rams at Wesleyan Invitational

Wesleyan Invitational - Saturday, September 26th, 2009

Wesleyan University - Middletown, Conn.

Men - 8,000M, Women - 5,000M

Weather - Sunny, 62 Degrees


Middletown, Conn. - The men's and women's cross country team traveled to Connecticut to compete in the five-team Wesleyan Invitational. Wesleyan is one of the premier Division III cross country programs and on their home course they dominated the meet. Farmingdale's men's team placed a respectable second, led by Sean Tiernan's (Staten Island, N.Y./Tottenville) 7th place finish in a fast 27:43.58. Sean Daly (Lindenhurst, N.Y./Lindenhurst) followed in 8th place in 28:07.22 for the Rams.

The women placed third with freshman Melissa Bonilla (Massapequa Park, N.Y./Farmingdale) finishing 16th in 22:25.52. On a very tough course the team had six personal bests for the 5K and 8K. 

Individual Results
Men -
Sean Tiernan - 7th - 27:43.58 (Personal Best)
Sean Daly - 8th - 28:07.22 (Personal Best)
Tim Flynn - 12th - 28:39.18 (Personal Best)
Eddie Lopez - 19th - 30:17.74 (Personal Best)
Adam Sadler - 22nd - 30:48.19
Ben Vassallo - 26th - 32:02.07

Women -
Melissa Bonilla - 16th - 22:25.52 (Personal Best)
Kristyn Ruggiero - 31st - 25:20.53
Kathryn Monti - 32nd - 25:27.66
Estella Sanchez - 36th - 27:36.98 (Personal Best)
Nicole Zarek - 40th - 29:44.26

Team Scores
Men -
1. Wesleyan (15)
2. Farmingdale State (57)
3. St. Joseph's (79)
4. Mitchell (94)
5. Framingham (INC)

Women -
1. Wesleyan (15)
2. St. Joseph's (55)
3. Farmingdale State (85)
4. Mitchell (101)
5. Framingham (INC)

Complete Men's Results

Complete Women's Results

 

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