RVCC Cross Country Team Excels in NJCAA Region 19 Championships

RVCC Cross Country Team Excels in NJCAA Region 19 Championships

The RVCC Men's and Women's Cross Country teams traveled to Branch Brook Park in Newark New Jersey on October 25th to participate in the NJCAA Region 19 Cross Country Championships. Freshman Jake Thoden finished an impressive 3rd overall with a time of 27:38. Freshman Brian Mccarthy finished in 63rd place with a time of 35:17. From the women's team, freshman Heather Scafidi finished 13th overall in the with a time of 20:24, and sophomore Jessica Rutledge finished 32nd place with a time of 23:11. Thoden has been named to the All-Region 19 team, and his remarkable season continues as he will run in the NJCAA nationals on November 7th at Stanley Park in Westfield Mass. The nationals will be hosted by Holyoke Community College. This marks the end of the 2015 season for the remaining men's and women's cross country teamsmembers. A strong outing in the regionals made for a solid end to the season and a promising future.