NEW LONDON, Conn.-For the second time in three weeks senior Gary Ezzo has been named Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week as announced by the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference today.
The senior from Scottsdale, Ariz. placed second at the Conn. College Invitational with a career-best time of 25:14 on the 8K course. The field included some impressive regionally ranked teams including, Vassar (#6 Atlantic Region), Conn. College (#9 New England Region), Keene State (#10 New England Region), and Division II Southern Connecticut State.
His performance helped the Bears to a second place team finish at the event held at Harness Memorial Park in Waterford, Conn. The honor is the third of Ezzo's career following October 7th's selection and a selection on October 8th of 2012,
The team will return to action on Saturday, November 2nd when they compete at the NEWMAC Championships to be held at Franklin Park in Boston, Mass.