The Boston University men’s cross country team captured its first conference championship since 2000 when it took first place in the America East championship Saturday afternoon at Franklin Park. Graduate student Eric Ashe led the way for the Terriers with a second-place time of 24:22.29 on the eight-kilometer course, finishing nearly 18 seconds behind University of Maine junior Riley Masters.
Seniors Eric Ashe and Kathleen Davies both took home the top spots in their respective races, but both Boston University cross country teams fell to Florida State University Sunday.
With a relatively young team in tow, the Boston University women’s cross country team is looking to win its first conference title since 2006.
After a disappointing 2009 season mired by injuries, the Boston University men’s cross country team is healthy and ready to make a run at the America East championship.
The Boston University women’s and men’s cross country teams competed in the America East Championships on Saturday in Williston, Vt., placing fifth and sixth, respectively, out of nine teams.
The Boston University men and women’s cross country teams hosted Brown University, LaSalle University, Marist College and Northeastern University at Franklin Park for the BU Invitational on Sunday afternoon.
The Boston University cross country team captured individual first place honors in both the men’s and women’s races with standout performances by junior Eric Ashe and graduate student Andrea Walkonen in the Vermont Invitational on Sunday.
Boston University senior Andrea Walkonen and junior Erin Lagasse finished second and eighth, respectfully, at the Northeast Regional Championship Saturday at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y., to qualify for the NCAA Women’s Cross Country Championship.
The Boston University women’s and men’s cross country teams finished second and fourth out of nine teams, respectively, at the America East Cross Country Championships last Saturday in Oregon Ridge Park, Md.
In a tune-up for next week’s America East Championship, the Boston University cross country teams competed in the Central Connecticut State Mini Meet last Saturday in New Britain, Conn.