Cross Country Teams Compete at Open New England Championship

Greg Talpey and Madelena Rizzo were the top finishers for Bowdoin on Saturday
Greg Talpey and Madelena Rizzo were the top finishers for Bowdoin on Saturday

BOSTON, Mass. - The Bowdoin College men's and women's cross country teams competed at the Open New England meet Saturday at Franklin Park.

In a field that included several Division I teams, the Bowdoin men posted a 26th-place finish in a 41-team field. The women's squad earned a 35th-place showing in a field of 43.

Gregory Talpey was the top finisher for the Bowdoin men, finishing in 109th place with a time of 26:10. Avery Wentworth earned a 142nd place showing (26:31) while Tyler Cox was next-best in 147th spot (26:35).

Madelena Rizzo ran 168th in the women's race to pace Bowdoin with a time of 19:45. Caroline Sun (186th, 20:01) and Allyson Fulton (200th, 20:16) were the next-best performances for Bowdoin.

The Polar Bears will compete next Saturday at the Maine State Championship meet hosted by Colby.