Northeastern's men's and women's cross country teams will
travel to Smithfield, R.I. on Saturday to compete at the Nassaney
Invitational as their first competition of the 2018 season.
LAST YEAR'S SUCCESS
The Huskies proved successful early in the season last year, leading
them to a spot at the CAA Championships where the men took second
and women placed fifth.
Louiza Wise on the women's side placed sixth in the 6k with a
time of 21:30.26 while returner, Dan Romano, placed fifth in the
8k, running a 25:17.63.
Eight men and eight women from NU qualified for the NCAA East
Regionals in 2017.
At the IC4A Championships late last season, the men and women
placed 12th and 14th of 25 teams, respectively.
Romano placed second in the 5 mile race, running a time of 25:16.5.
Of the Huskies traveling to Bryant University on Saturday, the
Huskies will add seven freshmen to their roster
Six men join NU, including Anthony Hurgoi, Zachary Jarnagin, Alexander
Korczynski, Douglas Read, Matthew Schaefer and Ben Weingart
One new woman Husky will compete
The Nassaney Invite will include 19 returning Huskies to compete.
Of these returners, there are seven seniors who will rejoin the
roster Romano, the most notable.