Courtesy: Atlantic 10 Conference

Bathgate, Izydorczak, Caruso, Hurley Named A-10 Cross Country Weekly Award Winners

By Atlantic 10 Conference

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va.— Massachusetts’ Dawson Bathgateand St. Bonaventure’s Emily Izydorczakwere named the Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s & Women’s Cross Country Performers of the Week, respectively, the league announced Tuesday.  St. Bonaventure’sLogan Carusoand UMass’Alexina Hurleywere named the Men’s & Women’s Rookies of the Week, respectively. The awards were based off performances from meets held Oct. 1-7.

Bathgate, a junior from Rochester, N.Y., led UMass to the team title at the New England Championships with 84 points. He finished sixth overall with a time of 25:09.21 (8K).


Izydorczak, a senior from Orchard Park, N.Y., overcame wet weather to finish first overall at the Race in the Park held in Erie, Pa., with a time of 20:00.7 (5K). Her time was eight seconds faster than the next closest competitor and was her second career race win.


Caruso, a freshman from Bradford, Pa., finished ninth overall out of a field of 51 runners with a time of 29:47 (8K). He was one of four Bonnies to record top 10 individual finishes.


Hurley, a freshman from Woburn, Mass., led the minutewomen to a ninth-place team finish at the New England Championships. She placed 35thoverall out of a field of 168 with a time of 19:05.12 (5K).

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