Brown Men's Cross Country Open Up 2002 Season at Harvard

Sept. 14, 2002

Frankin Park, MA - Franklin Park, MA- The Brown men's cross-country team opened up its 2002 season at Harvard Saturday afternoon in Franklin Park, MA. The Bears placed second with a score of 34, behind host Harvard who scored a 21 on the day.

Senior Chad Buechel finished second overall on the day with a time of 25:40. Sophomore Pat Tarpy was the second Bears finisher, placing fifth overall. Two newcomers had strong finishes for Brown. Freshman Chris Rigali tied for seventh place with a time of 26:22 and freshman Craig Fountain placed ninth with a time of 26:29.

Junior Matt Crimmin rounded out the top ten for Brown with a time of 26:37.

The Bears next meet will be at the Great American Cross-Country Festival in Charlotte, NC on Friday Sept. 27.

Results:
1-Matt Seidel (Harvard) 25:18
2-Chad Buechel (Brown)-25:40
3-John Traugott (Harvard) 25:46
4-T. Banks (Harvard) 26:01
5-Pat Tarpy (Brown) 26:06
6-Devin Lyons-Quirk (Harvard) 26:15
7-Reid Bienvenu (Harvard) 26:22
7-Chris Rigali (Brown) 26:22
9-Craig Fountain (Brown) 26:29
10-Matt Crimmin (Brown) 26:37
11-J. Leiro (Harvard) 26:40
12-Jeff Tomlinson (Brown) 26:48
13-Mike Tomlinson (Brown) 27:07
14-Charles Ferrell (Brown) 27:19
15-Jamie Albertine (Harvard) 27:27
16-Chris Relf (Brown) 27:43
17-S. Norouq (Harvard) 27:53
18-Michael Piche (Brown) 27:56
19-Chris Antunes (Harvard) 27:57
20-Erik Watz (Brown) 28:03