Cross Country

Rosa Moriello wins New England Championships

Junior Rosa Moriello, competing in her second race of the 2013 season, earned her second win this year for the Boston University cross country team at the New England Championships on Saturday. Moriello won the five-kilometer race with a time of 17:13, 14 seconds ahead of the next runner. It is the third year in a row that a Terrier has won […]

Rosa Moriello, women’s XC victorious

Junior Rosa Moriello had not run for the Boston University cross country team since 2011, but that did not stop her from having a stellar season debut Saturday. Moriello placed first out of 65 runners to propel the women to a team victory at the Ted Owen Invitational hosted by Central Connecticut State University. As she redshirted the 2012 season, […]

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Third-place finish by Nikki Long leads Terrier cross country team

The Boston University cross country team showed its depth Saturday as several runners placed within the top 10 at the first meet of the season at the Nassaney Invitational in Smithfield, R.I. Several top runners for BU, including seniors Rich Peters and Monica Adler and juniors Aaron Somoroff, Ben Ravetz and Rosa Moriello, did not compete this week. However, their absences did […]

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Rich Peters, Monica Adler to lead BU cross country

For the Boston University distance running community, senior Rich Peters has been at the forefront of the program for the past few years with continued appearances on the national stage. In the 2013 cross country season, Peters will look to repeat his 2012 success as he highlights a group of runners that he hopes make an impact in its Patriot […]

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Top BU athletes to watch in 2013-14

#8 — Rashidat Agboola, women’s basketball senior forward For the women’s basketball team that qualified for the Women’s National Invitation Tournament in the 2012-13 season, now-graduated guard Chantell Alford was the shining star. But 6-foot-1 forward Agboola provided strength in the paint for the Terriers, totaling a team-high 46 blocks and averaging nine rebounds per game — sixth best in […]

Cross country team overcomes obstacles in 2012

The Boston University cross country team faced plenty of obstacles in the 2012 season, but neither the men nor women suffered a shortage of success. The year began with a pair of team victories on the men’s side at the Bryant University Invitational in Smithfield, R.I., and the University of New Hampshire Invitational in Durham, N.H. At the Bryant Invitational […]

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Peters becomes first Terrier to qualify for NCAA Championships since 2003

Going into the fall 2012 season’s cross country NCAA Northeast Regional in New London, Conn., junior Rich Peters was determined to make an impact. By finishing ninth in the men’s 10-kilometer race on Friday and qualifying for the NCAA Championships, he did just that. For a while in the race, there was a bit of uncertainty as to whether Peters […]

Peters, Adler lead BU cross country

Monica Adler and Rich Peters might have had different paths before joining the Boston University cross country team, but there are plenty of similarities in the impact the star juniors have had on the Terriers squad. Adler, a Manchester native, did not begin running until junior high. “I started running back in middle school,” Adler said. “It was one of […]

BU’s Gibson finishes third at Central Connecticut Mini Meet

A strong group of seniors led the Boston University cross country team as it competed in its final regular season meet at the Central Connecticut State University Mini Meet in New Britain, Conn., last Friday. BU coach Bruce Lehane said that in spite of rain and a swampy course, his team handled the race well. “It wasn’t as pleasant as […]

Terriers fight through illness, shine at NE championships

Despite battling sickness and a difficult course, the Boston University cross country team put up an impressive showing at the New England Championships in Westfield on Sunday, highlighted by a pair of standout performances from star juniors Monica Adler and Rich Peters. Many members of the team were recovering from a cold, including senior Matt Paulson, one of the biggest […]