O'Connell Selected as NEWMAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Springfield, Mass. - October 18, 2010
- Sophomore Ryan O'Connell
was honored for his outstanding performance over the weekend at the UAlbany Invitational as he was named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week.
O'Connell recently placed 20th overall out of 183 runners in Saturday's race in Albany. The Middleboro, Mass. product ran the 8k course with a time of 25:50.
Thanks to his efforts, Springfield placed 15th out of 25 participating teams, which included Division I, III, and III institutions.
O'Connell and the Pride return to action on October 30 when they run in the NEWMAC Championships in Worcester, Mass.
Head Coach Bryan Brown
Bryan Brown will enter his third season as the head men's cross country coach in the fall of 2013. Brown, who was a former All-American at Springfield College in track, is the reigning NEWMAC Coach of the Year after leading Springfield to its second-straight second-place finish at the conference championships a year ago .
Contact Head Coach Brown
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