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Bryant finishes fourth at Vermont Fall Foliage

Bryant finishes fourth at Vermont Fall Foliage

SAINT ALBANS, Vt. – The Bryant University men's and women's cross country teams both finished fourth overall at it second-straight Vermont Fall Foliage Invite on Saturday. 


Women | "This was one of the best races of the year for the women and hopefully the confidence boost they needed heading into championship season. Ellie stood out today and had one of the biggest improvements of her career, but across the board, people stepped up and I think they surprised themselves with what they were able to run. Each week they continue to raise the bar for themselves and I'm really looking forward to how that momentum carries them into NEC's."

Men | "The men ran a great race today given the tough course conditions they had to endure. By the time their race started, the course was a little torn up and soggy, but that didn't stop them from grinding it out. To have a 31 second split from 1-5 is impressive and shows their continued improvement towards running as a team. The freshmen had breakout races, especially Evan, who ran 1:24 faster than his PR on the 8K course to be out fifth guy today. I'm proud of the mindset switch they took into the race and I think it's going to really help them dial in over these next two weeks." 


  1. New Hampshire – 32
  2. Vermont – 39
  3. Siena – 56
  4. Bryant – 132
  5. Sacred Heart – 135


  1. Vermont – 18
  2. Siena – 41
  3. Sacred Heart – 81
  4. Bryant – 114


46. Jordan Dagrin – 26:56.0
47. Jason Dolan – 26:57.8
48. Jonathan Iamarone – 26:58.7
54. Benjamin Carlson – 27:18.9
58. Evan Coyne – 27:27.7
59. Nicholas Brancato – 27:47.1
61. Bodie Avery – 27:51.7
71. William Bittrich – 28:13.2
74. Aidan Macsweeney – 28:20.5
82. Harrison McKinlay – 30:03.1


18. Julia Ayres – 19:05.3
33. Abby Hamilton – 19:43.0
40. Allison Corcoran – 20:02.8
47. Ellie Goyette – 20:18.7
54. Sarah Freeman – 20:35.2
58. Caroline Meizen – 20:41.6
62. Breann Campise – 21:05.7
66. Julia Herraiz – 21:17.3
67. Jackie Prestininzi – 21:28.9
74. Jill Doherty – 22:17.5


  • Sophomore Julia Ayres (Collegeville, Pa.) and Ellie Goyette (Lowell, Mass.) each set new personal-bests. Ayres led the women with a time of 19:05.3 while Goyette crossed the finish line at 20:18.7.
  • Freshmen Allison Corcoran (Grafton, Mass.) and Abby Hamilton (Grafton, Mass.) also set new season highs the midway point of their rookie season.
  • Junior captain Jordan Dagrin (North Kingstown, R.I.) improved from last year's Fall Foliage when he posted a time of 27:38.3. Dagrin crossed the finish line this year at 26:56.0.
  • Sophomore Jason Dolan (Westford, Mass.) also improved from last year's meet by almost a minute. He finished last season's race with a time of 27:55.4, compared to his time of 26:57.8 this season.
  • Four Bulldogs on the men's side notched personal-bests including Benjamin Carlson (Middletown, Conn.), Evan Coyne (Hancock, N.H.), Aidan Macsweeney (Assonet, Mass.), and Peter Sullivan (Mansfield, Mass.).

The Bulldogs head to Northeast Conference foe Central Connecticut on Friday, Oct. 25 for the CCSU Mini Meet as the Black and Gold preps for the NEC Championship.