Warwick, R.I. – November 2, 2015: The CCRI Knights Cross Country team hosted the JUCO Northeast Invitational on Saturday which featured runners from eight different junior colleges in the northeast competing in the 8k course on the CCRI Flanagan Campus in Lincoln, RI.
The first Knight to cross the finish line was Jared Gruslin (North Smithfield, RI) who finished with a time of 30 minutes and 22 seconds. Gruslin was the first Region XXI runner top cross the line making him the Region XXI individual champion. His time was also a career best by over one minute and thirty seconds!
Kody Sankey (Cumberland, RI) was the second Knight to cross the finish line with a time of 30:52, placing him 12 th in the tough race. Britton Laney (Pascoag, RI) placed 25 th in the race with a time of 32:57, while Ian Fletcher (Lincoln, RI) completed the course in 38:10.
The Community College of Rhode Island, New England’s largest comprehensive community college, enrolls nearly 18,000 students in credit courses and thousands more in non-credit and job training classes. Its athletic program boasts 12 varsity programs and an academic support program for all student-athletes.