STANDISH, ME - Senior Ryan
Prescott (Pittsfield, NH) ran the Annual Saint
Joseph's College Alumni Cross Country 5K Race with a time of 17:04
to win the event while women's team member Alysn
Ludwig (Waldoboro, ME) was the top female
performer on the day, 16th overall, and ran the meet in 22:06.
Other top five runners from the 2008 SJC men's team included freshman Bobby Britten (Scarborough, ME) with a 18:35 time, junior Jeremy Allen (Rutland, VT) ran the home course in 18:39 and senior Vincent Micucci (Yarmouth, ME) placed fourth with a time of 18:43.
Sophomore basketball player Eric Friend (Portland, ME) earned a fifth place finish with his 20:29 time while senior Tony Myatt (Portland, ME) placed sixth and ran the course in 20:36.
The top finish by an alumnus was earned by Matt Ferguson '07 who placed seventh overall with a 20:43 time in the 5K event.
Also participating in the meet were alumni Dana Welch '04 (21:28, 12th), Matt Vasil '05 (21:33, 13th), Bob Eliason '08 (21:37, 14th), Allen Riley '76 (21:47), Jeff Crocker '86 (26:52, 38th), father of SJC junior Joe Crocker, and Stu Hogan '85 (26:54, 39th), founder of the Saint Joseph's cross country program.
Mark Britten, father of freshman Bobby Britten, also competed in the event and finished in 32nd with a time of 25:18.
Junior Mary Casinghino (Manchester, NH) was the second female runner to cross the finish line, 17th overall, with a time of 22:32 and sophomore Tiffany Binette (Biddeford, ME) earned the third-best women's finish, 18th overall, with a 22:55 time.
Sophomore Katie Murphy (Baileyville, ME) finished fourth for the women, 24th overall with a time of 23:24 while teammate Shannon Marden '10 (Dover-Foxcroft, ME) was the fifth women to finish the race, 26th overall, with a 23:47 mark in the 5K event.
Aubrey Gray '08 earned the top time by an alumna with 34:07 mark, good for 42nd overall. Alumnae Jess Wheeler '00 (35:07, 43rd) and Suzanne Connelly '08 (36:13, 44th) also participated in the event.