B.A.A. takes third in Men's team at USATF Club Championships, release, note by Larry Eder

Boston Athletic Association

The B.A.A. men's cross country team finished third on Saturday in Charlotte, NC at the 2010 USATF Club Cross Country Championships. This was their best finish in the thirteen year history of the race! The women's team finished eighth. 

The Club Championships gives post collegiate athletes a chance to compete on a national level. The USATF Club Cross Championships was one of three major cross country championships on Saturday, December 11, 2010. Please watch for pieces on all three on RBR today!

Boston Athletic Association men Run to Third Place at USATF National Club Cross Country Championships;
B.A.A.'s women's team is eighth.
CHARLOTTE, NC -- The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) men's cross country team had its best finish in the 13-year history of the US Fall Club National Cross Country meet when it finished third on Saturday in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The B.A.A. women's team finished eighth with 227 points.
The men's 10-kilometer championship consisted of 45 scoring teams, and the B.A.A. scored 175 points. The club's five scoring members were:
Tim Ritchie, 30:17 (17 scoring points, 26th place);
Brian Harvey, 30:27 (23 scoring points, 32nd place);
Lucas Meyer, 30:38 (28 scoring points, 37th place);
Ruben Sanca, 30:49 (36 scoring points, 45th place); and,
Colman Hatton, 31:35 (71 scoring points, 86th place).
In the women's 6-kilometer championship (248 finishers, 28 scoring teams), the B.A.A.'s five scoring members:
Jeannette Faber, 20:57 (30 points, 34th);            
Kasie Enman, 20:58 (31 pts., 36th);
Melissa Nash, 21:17 (48 pts., 57th);
Lesley Hocking, 21:27 (57 pts., 70th);
Kristin Murphy, 21:34 (61 pts., 77th).
The Boston Athletic Association Running Club is sponsored by adidas and is coached by Michael Pieroni (Head Coach), Terry Shea (assistant), and Suzanne Walmsley (assistant).
See the official press release below from USA Track & Field and USATF's Jim Estes below for the complete story from today's event.
MEDIA: for additional information, please contact:
Jack Fleming, 617-459-1587 (mobile); or
[email protected].

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