September 13, 2009

Rams Finish 5th at C.W. Post Invitational

Rams Finish 5th at C.W. Post Invitational

- Women finish 5th of 6, Men finish 3rd of 8 -


Brookville, N.Y. - The men's and women's cross country team opened the season at the C.W. Post Invitational. Freshman Melissa Bonilla (Massapequa Park, N.Y./Farmingdale) placed 21st (23:31.48) to lead the women's team to a 5th place finish, surpassing Division II programs Queens, C.W. Post and Dowling.

Sophomore Sean Tiernan (Staten Island, N.Y./Tottenville) and Sean Daly (Lindenhurst, N.Y./Lindenhurst) placed 5th (29:17.81) and 9th (29:28.25), respectively, to lead the men's team to a 3rd place finish. Farmingdale finished ahead of Division II programs St. Thomas Aquinas, Queens and Dowling.

Women's Team Race - 5K
Melilssa Bonilla - 23:26.67, 21st
Angelica Medford - 24:57.33, 31st
Katherine Monti - 25:15.46, 34th
Kristyn Ruggiero - 26:29.04, 43rd
Estella Sanchez - 28:38.15, 51st
Nicole Zarek - 30:29.04, 58th

Team Scores
1. Molloy - 45
2. St. Joseph's - 52
3. Suffolk CC - 81
4. St. Thomas Aquinas - 88
5. Farmingdale State - 119
6. Queens College - 125
    C.W. Post - DNF
    Dowling College - DNF

The Rams will run next at the Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday, September 26th at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.

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