Oct 17, 2015
The Brookdale men's and women's cross country teams competed in the Cougar Chase at Caldwell University on October 17th. The meet served as a tuneup for the Jersey Blues before the championship season. Teams competed in the 5000 Meter race.
On the women's side, the Jersey Blues placed 5th out of 10 teams. Sophomore Sarah Dzurina ran a time of (22:38.2) placing 18th, followed by freshman Hannah Fite, who ran a (22:38.5), placing 19th. Sophomore Kaleigh Jordan placed 32nd with a time of (23:21.4) while freshman Tierra Hackley placed 37th with a time of (23:45.5). Sophomore Ana Ventura rounded out Brookdale with a time of (27:15.5), placing 61st.
On the men's side, freshman Daniel Caputo ran a time of (19:07.3), placing 27th. Sophomore Robert Trigg ran a time of (19:29.1), placing 33rd while freshman James Gleason ran a time of (19:47.5), finishing in 36th.
Brookdale will next compete in the Region XIX Championships at Branch Brook Park on Sunday, October 25th. The women will race at 11am followed by the men at noon.