Crusaders Set To Compete At New England Championship

May 5, 2009

Scoreboard: 6th of 8 at Patriot League Outdoor Championship, 5/1-5/2
Schedule: Friday-Saturday, May 8-9, New England Outdoor Championship, Amherst, Mass., 10:00 a.m.

  • Qualifying members of the Holy Cross men's track and field team will travel to Amherst, Mass. for the New England Outdoor Championship in Amherst, Mass. on May 8-9. At last year's New England Championship, senior Brad Mish (Hadley, Mass.) finished ninth in the 10,000 meter run with a time of 31:31.43, senior Stephen Mandravelis (Nashua, N.H.) placed seventh in the hammer throw with a distance of 52.07 meters and senior Jonathan Medeiros (New Bedford, Mass.) placed 10th in the discus with a distance of 42.84 meters.

  • At the 2009 New England Indoor Championship, Mish finished in first place in the 5,000 meter run, with a season-best time of 14:35.70. He is the first Crusader to win an event at the New England Indoor Championship since 1995, and is the first Holy Cross runner to ever claim the 5,000 meter title.

  • Last weekend at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship, Mish earned second team All-Patriot League honors for his second place performances in the 10,000 and 5,000 meter runs. Mish finished second in both events with a time of 30:43.61 in the 10,000 and 14:51.77 in the 5,000.