Senior Bryan Wilcox won the 10,000-meter run at Connecticut College's Silfen Invitational. (PHOTO BY Emily Reynolds)
Skyhawks opens two-event weekend with strong performance at Elite Distance meet
NEW LONDON, Conn. (April 10, 2015) – Stonehill College senior Bryan Wilcox (Plantsville, Connecticut/Southington) won the 10,000-meter run at the Silfen Invitational-Elite Distance Events, hosted by Connecticut College, tonight to get the Skyhawks weekend off to a flying start.
Wilcox won the race in a personal-best time of 31:19.44, marking the third career 10,000-meter event win for the 2013 Northeast-10 Conference champion. Sophomore Joe Santo (Newburyport, Massachusetts/Newburyport) finished fifth in a personal-best 32:01.39, giving him his second straight top five finish at this distance following a fourth place finish at the 2014 NE-10 Outdoor Championships.
The bulk of the Stonehill team will be competing on Saturday at the Minuteman Invitational, hosted by the University of Massachusetts, starting at 10 a.m.