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Men's XC Prepares for 2016 Rothenberg Run

Greg Roy's Huskies will compete in Kingston, R.I. on Friday, Oct. 14
Oct. 12, 2016

KINGSTON, R.I. – Coming off a top-10 performance at the 2016 New England Championships, the UConn men’s cross country team returns to action on Friday, Oct. 14 when it participates in the Rothenberg Run at Goddard Park.

The 8K race is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Complete meet information, including directions to the venue, can be found by CLICKING HERE.

The Huskies secured an eighth-place team finish on Saturday at Franklin Park, wrapping up the 34-team meet with 234 team points. Connecticut averaged a 25:41 second finish in the 8K race, placing three individuals into the top-60.

A season ago, UConn picked up the meet title at the annual event, topping two of the top-15 teams in the USTFCCCA’s Northeast Region in Dartmouth (No. 4) and Brown (No. 11). The Huskies’ average finish time in the 8K race was 25:15, which was 20 seconds faster than the nearest competitor.

On Monday, Husky captain Mike O’Donnell was named the American Athletic Conference Male Athlete of the Week after turning in a seventh-place individual finish in Boston.

As a team, UConn checked in at No. 14 in the Northeast Region in the most recent USTFCCCA rankings. For a complete regional list, please CLICK HERE.



Check back with on Friday evening for a complete meet recap.