Stonehill 2nd – Alves, Coriaty Earn First Team Accolades


Senior Jenny Gardynski's 14th place finish earned her second-team all-conference honors.


Stonehill 2nd - Alves, Coriaty Earn First Team Accolades

Colchester, Vt. - UMass-Lowell finally wrestled away what Stonehill had held onto for the past two seasons. The Skyhawks, who have won seven of the last eight Northeast-10 Championships, fell five points short as the River Hawks claimed their second in the past four seasons.

Bentley's Melissa Nash claimed the individual title with a time of 18:30 over the 5K layout.

Freshman Jill Alves (18:42) (Whitman, Mass.) finished fourth for Stonehill and she was followed by Kristina Coriaty (18:48) (Brockton, Mass.) in sixth place.

UMass-Lowell, however, had runners finish in the second, third and fifth positions, along with the 11th spot.

Amanda Tripodi (Darien, Conn.) was 12 th for Stonehill at 19:26, while senior Jenny Gardynski (Everett, Mass.), Kristen Mahoney (Weymouth, Mass.) and Susan O'Connell (East Greenwich, R.I.) all finished in a bunch at 14, 15, and 16.

Women's First-Team All Conference
Jill Alves, Stonehill
Sarah Brassard, UMass Lowell
Lyra Clark, UMass Lowell
Kristina Coriaty, Stonehill
Christina DaLomba, UMass Lowell
Gina Micaroni, Le Moyne
Melissa Nash, Bentley

Women's Second-Team All Conference
Laura Brustolon, Southern Connecticut
Haley Catarius, UMass Lowell
Mary Lynn Denholm, Saint Michael's
Jenny Gardynski, Stonehill
Kelsey Ryan, Le Moyne
Ashley Sarris, Merrimack
Amanda Tripodi, Stonehill

Women's Third-Team All Conference
Melissa Bredice, Saint Rose
Ashley Jackman, Saint Rose
Meaghan Lucie, Saint Rose
Kristen Mahoney, Stonehill
Susan O'Connell, Stonehill
Kelley O'Toole, Stonehill

Joanne Smith, Saint Rose