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Breaking News: Cross-country teams win NCAA East Regional

Jaylen Carr – Editor-in-Chief

The university men’s and women’s cross-country teams won NCAA East Reginal. For the women, this is their first regional championship in program history. The women’s team placed five runners in the top 20 for 58 points. “Briana Grecco, Emilie Noreika, Megan Whitnell, P.J. Dauphinais and Courtney Henchliffe all earned NCAA Division II All-Region honors after finishing in the top 25 of the 117-runner field. It is Grecco’s second-straight All-Region honor after also earning 2022 honors,” according to the athletic website.  

With the regional win, the women’s team punched their ticket to the NCAA Division II National Championship on Nov. 18.  

This is their second straight NCAA Division II East Regional for the men’s team as they placed five student-athletes in the top 11 to defeat Roberts Wesleyan, 32-42. “Jonathan Volpe, Sean Barkasy, William Lamburn, Jeremy Rivera and Owen Gagne filled in the top 11 finishes,” according to the athletic website; “Sophonias and Luca Cazzaniga also finished in the top 25 to earn All-Region honors.” 

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