Cross Country Runs at NCAA Championship

Cross Country Runs at NCAA Championship

BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Johnson & Wales University cross country teams wrapped the fall season on Saturday at the NCAA New England Regional. The men finished 50th place while the women placed 52nd. 

All runners set out on a snow and ice cover course, in chilly 20-degree conditions. The men amassed 1,478 on the 8k course while the women scored 1,664 in the 6k race.

Leading the pack for men was Matthew Ursillo as he turned in a time of 29:48.7. Nathan Malorzo and Zach Curry were only five seconds apart with times of 30:07.2 and 30:12.4, respectively.

The top three women's runners were within 35 seconds of each other. The first Wildcat across the line was Haley Chaykowski in 28:52.2. Claire Livernois and Ellie Aliperti followed in 29:01.03 and 29:30.9.

Williams won both the women's and men's races with 64 points and 24 points, respectively.

Women's Results:
329. Haley Chaykowski-Jewett           28:56.2
331. Claire Livernois               29:01.3
339. Ellie Aliperti                    29:30.9
356. Amelia Warfel               31:26.7
357. Jules Thompson               31:38.4
366. Kayleigh Kearney              34:02.2
369. Kate Henderson              34:50.0

Men's Results:
287. Matthew Ursillo             29:48.7
298. Nathan Malorzo             30:07.2
302. Zach Curry                       30:12.4
315. Nicholas Pereia               30:25.5
334. Owen Eubanks                31:28.5
345. Marc Anthony Chavez     31:48.6
364. Nathan Pasquarello        33:34.3