Men's Cross Country

Piotto Paces Blue Devils at New England Championships

Piotto Paces Blue Devils at New England Championships

The Central Connecticut men's cross country team posted a seventh place finish out of 25 teams at the New England Championships in Boston, MA. Two Blue Devils finished in the top 20 out of a field of 170 runners. Senior Roberto Piotto finished in third place with a time of 24:46.9.

MEET INFORMATION
Meet: New England Championships – Men's 8K
Team Score: 7th of 25
Location: Franklin Park – Boston, MA

KEY MOMENTS | RESULTS 

  • Senior Roberto Piotto earned the bronze medal after a 24:46.9 finish.
  • Classmate Richard Grudzwick recorded a new personal when he clocked in at 25:23.7 in 17th place.
  • Freshman Elias Field was next in for Central at 25:54.0.

NOTES 

  • Last year at New Englands, Central finished 12th out of 26 teams
  • Piotto finished in the top 5 (fifth) recording his career best time of 25:05.3.
  • Senior Julio Arredondo recorded a personal best time of 26:59.9 in today's 8K.

UP NEXT
The Central Connecticut men's cross country team hosts the CCSU Mini Meet on Friday, Oct. 25 in Stanley Quarter Park in New Britain, CT.

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