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.

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.

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.

Individual Results
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

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

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

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

Complete Men's Results

Complete Women's Results

 

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