October 14, 2009
Both Cross Country Teams Take First Place In Post Meet
Waterbury, CT-The University of Bridgeport men's and women's cross teams both took first place in their respective races in a meet hosted by Post University on Wednesday afternoon. The UB men were first out of three teams with 16 points. Post University was second with 49 points followed by Albertus Magnus with 100 points. The UB women were first out of four teams with 27 points. Post was second with 39 points, followed by Caldwell with 84 points and Albertus Magnus with 89 points.
In the men's race, Bridgeport took the first four places in the race, with sophomore Brian Bor (Eldoret, Kenya) taking first place in a time of 17:02. Senior Dave James (Stamford, CT) was second in a time of 17:34, followed by freshman Rich Lubrano (Dix Hills, NY) in third with a time of 17:55 and freshman Vince Audinot (Commack, NY) in fourth with a time of 18:51. Seniors Richard Greenwood (Kingston, Jamaica) and Omar Isa (Santo Domingo, D.R.) grabbed sixth and seventh place and sophomore Nikola Savic (Novi Sad, Serbia) was ninth and senior Jamal White (Bronx, NY) took tenth place for the Purple Knights.
For the Bridgeport women, graduate student Sara Santo was the team's top finisher taking second place with a time of 21:24. Freshman Jennavie Orrell (Gloucester, MA) was third in a time of 21:32. Senior Anna Zahova (Velingrad, Bulgaria) was fifth with a time of 22:01 and sophomore Sandra Schmitz (Breuhl, Germany) was sixth in a time of 22:13.
Next up for both UB cross country team will be the East Coast Conference Championship Meet hosted by C.W. Post University on October 25, 2009.