Crusaders Fare Well In The Murray Keatinge Invitational

Sept. 29, 2007


Top Men's Team Scores: 1. UNH 36; 2.Dartmouth 56; 3.Yale 71; 4.Maine 122; 5.St. Francis Xavier 136; 6.Dalhousie 163; 7.Holy Cross 190; 8.Vermont 206; 9.CCS 209.

Top Women's Team Scores: 1.Duke 30; 2.Yale 74; 3.Saint Francis Xavier 92; 4. UNH 96; 5. Dartmouth 150; 6.Maine 152; 7.Vermont 203; 8.Holy Cross 214; 9.Dallhousie 219.

Orono, Maine - The men's and women's cross country teams traveled to Maine to compete in the 2007 Murray Keatinge Invitational. The women's team turned out an eighth place finish with a score of 214, while the men finished the day ranked seventh with a score of 190.

Sophomore Kyle Rougeot was the first Crusader to finish the race with a time of 26:16.50, ranking 29th in the meet. Followed right behind him in 30th place was junior teammate Brad Mish with a time of 26:18.00. New Hampshire took first in the Invitational on the men's side with 36 points.

On the women's side Junior Caitlin Paluilis was the first Crusader across the finish line with a time of 18:21.30, coming in 22nd place. Next across the line for the Crusaders was Colleen Spilka, finishing in 55th place with a time of 19:09.70. Duke would take first place in the women's invitational with 30 points.

The Crusaders will be competing again October 6th, at 12:00 p.m., for the New England Championships.