Westfield, Mass.–Rhode Island College sophomore Raffaelo Manzo (Slatersville, RI) finished in 54th place (28:07.29) to lead the Anchormen to a 17th place (29 teams) finish at the 23rd Annual James Earley Invitational, hosted by Westfield State at Stanley Park on Saturday.
• RIC finished in 17th place with 451.0 points, while Trinity took first place with 64.0 points.
• There were 29 teams and 209 runners competing at the event.
• Freshman Matthew Russom (Port Kent, NY) clocked in with a 108th place finish (29:48.59).
BY THE NUMBERS
• The Anchormen averaged (29:36.61) per runner over the 8K course (4.97 miles).
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Western New England Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 13 (11:15 a.m.).