May 14, 2005
Durham, N.H. - A select number of athletes on the Holy Cross men's and women's track and field teams competed at the New England Championship Thursday-Saturday, May 12-14 on the campus of the University of New Hampshire. The HC men placed 15th overall, while the women finished 28th.
Senior John Nieskens (Peterborough, N.H.) had the best finish for a Holy Cross competitor when he placed second in the 10000 meter run with a time of 31:27.89, earning eight points.
Sophomore Nicholas Carr (Concord, Mass.) placed 14th in the hammer throw with a toss of 49.05 meters.
On the women's side, Elizabeth Desmond finished fourth in the 10000 meter run with a time of 38:03.90 to lead the Crusaders with five points. Jessica Fallon, Courtney Walls and Kaitlin Palmer placed ninth, 11th and 16th, respectively in the pole vault competition.