CROSS COUNTRY WOMEN PLACE 2ND AT REGION XV CHAMPIONSHIPS
The FIT women's cross country team placed second overall at the Region XV Championships held Sunday, October 22nd at Sunken Meadow Park on Long Island. The men did not have enough runners to finish as a team, however both runners placed 22nd or better in the race.
The women were led by Taylor Heinselman who placed second overall at the meet that featured 27 runners. She finished the 5k course in 22:16.6. Placing 9th overall was Nikki Quinn in 25:24.7, followed by Brady Brennan in 13th (26:31.5), Jessica Finnegan in 16th (28:07.6), Rachel Isaac in 17th (28:14.9), Krystelle Buenafe in 18th (28:26.1), Brittany Cheek in 22nd (31:47.3), and Amanda Dresen in 25th (32:17.7). Since the top 5 runners make up the team score, FIT finished with 57 points.
The men's 5 mile race was completed by Sean Read and Tanner Temnick, who finished the course in 20th and 22nd places respectively. They had times of 32:33.6 and 33:18.1.