October 7, 2009
Cross Country Teams Take First Place At Mitchell Quad Meet
Waterford, CT-Both the University of Bridgeport men's and women's cross country teams took first place out four teams in a quad meet hosted by Mitchell College in Stenger Farm Park on a windy Wednesday afternoon. The UB men took first place with 25 points, Mitchell was second with 30 points, Post University was third with 71 points and Albertus Magnus was fourth with 116 points. In the women's race, Bridgeport was first with 30 points, Post was second with 39 points, Mitchell was third with 76 points and Albertus Magnus was fourth.
In the men's 5K, Purple Knights sophomore Brian Bor (Eldoret, Kenya) took first place with a time of 17:12.7. Senior Dave James (Trumbull, CT) was third with a time of 18:27.1 and freshman Rich Lubrano (Dix Hills, NY) and Vinny Audinot (Commack, NY) took fifth and sixth places respectively.
In the women's 5K, freshman Jennavie Orrell (Gloucester, MA) was the top UB finisher taking second place with a time of 22:34.3. Grad student Sandra Dziurdia (Saarlouis, Germany) was fourth with a time of 23:13.5, and sophomore Sandra Schmitz (Breuhl, Germany) took fifth place in a time of 23:44.9.
The men's cross country team will be back in action on Sunday morning at the NJIT Highlander Invitational, and the women's team will return to the course next Wednesday at Post University.