Richard & Altenau Earn Patriot League Weekly Honors

Oct. 14, 2008

WORCESTER, Mass. - Junior Tim Richard (Attleboro, Mass.) and freshman Dan Altenau (Eastchester, N.Y) received Patriot League men's cross country weekly honors for their performances the week of Oct. 6-12. Richard was named Patriot League Runner of the Week and Altenau was named Patriot League Rookie of the Week. The Crusaders competed in the New England Championship on Saturday, Oct. 11 in Boston, Mass.

At the New England Championship, Richard was the top finisher for the Crusaders finishing in 58th place and running a season best time (25:46). Altenau ran his second fastest time of the season, 26:44, and was the top freshman finisher for Holy Cross. Together, Richard and Altenau led the men's cross country team to a 16th place finish out of 47 teams.

The Crusaders return to action on November 1 at the Patriot League Championship in Bethlehem, Pa. at 11:00 a.m.