Teams: Men's Cross Country: Press
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
FOUR JUMBOS RUN TO ALL-REGION HONORS
AT NCAA NEW ENGLAND MEET
Jeff Ragazzini scored All-Region honors with a
29th place finish at the NCAA New England race
By finishing among the top 35 at the 2009 NCAA Division III Men's
Cross Country Championship New England Qualifier on Saturday (Nov.
14), four Tufts Jumbos earned U.S. Track & Field/Cross Country
Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Regional recognition.
The regional championship was held at the Twin Brook Recreation
Center in Cumberland, Maine on a rainy afternoon. Tufts senior
Jesse Faller (Burlington, MA) was fourth overall on the
8,000-meter course with a 25:26.8 time. Freshman Kyle Marks
(Carmel, IN) posted a time of 26:06.3 for 23rd place. Junior
Jeff Ragazzini (Wilton, CT) finished 29th in 26:11.2, while
junior Chris Brunnquell (Harrington, NJ) took the last
All-Region spot in 35th place (26:20.3). The race featured 321
Faller qualified to race individually at the 2009 NCAA Division III
Championship in Cleveland next Saturday (Nov. 21).
Tufts played eighth as a team out of 48 at the regional