Norton is UAA runner-up, Judges place fifthJunior Paul Norton had the best finish by a Brandeis runner at the University Athletic Association championships in five years, taking runner-up honors at the 2009 UAA championships hosted by Case Western Reserve. As a team, the Judges finished in fifth place, one spot down from a year ago.
Three earn UAA Athlete of the Week honors, Oct. 13For the second time this season, three Brandeis student-athletes have earned University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week honors in the same week. Sophomore Scott Beaulac from the golf team, rookie Steven Milo of men's tennis and junior Paul Norton of men's cross country were all recognized by the association.
Norton finishes sixth at Open New Englands, Judges place 11thJunior Paul Norton had one of the best finishes in recent memory at the 2009 Open New England cross country championships. In a field at Franklin Park boasting teams from Division I, II and III, Norton placed sixth overall out of 320 runners, second among DIII performers. Brandeis was 11th as a team, third in Division III.
No. 21 men's cross country places third at Conn. CollegeRunning without the complete complement of their top seven, the Brandeis men's cross country team, ranked No. 21 in the nation in Division III, took third place out of 16 teams at the Connecticut College Invitational. Sophomores Chris Brown and Marc Boutin (pictured) both earned top-10 finishes.
Cross country teams earn national rankingsFor the second time in as many years, the Brandeis cross country teams have earned national rankings at the same time. On the strength of their performances at the UMass Dartmouth Shriners Invitational, the Brandeis women entered the poll at No. 15, while the men checked in at No. 21.
Donovan leads No. 13 cross country past BentleyThe Brandeis men's cross country team, ranked No. 13 in the nation in Division III, had the top five runners this afternoon as they opened the 2009 season with a 15-48 win over cross-town rival Bentley University. Junior Sam Donovan led the pack with a time of 19:54.