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XC's Carney Nabs NECC Rookie Honors

XC's Carney Nabs NECC Rookie Honors

MANSFIELD, Mass. – Mitchell College freshman Evan Carney was named New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week for the sport of men's cross country, as announced by the league on Monday morning.

Carney finished 32nd overall at the CCRI Tri-State Invitational last week, completing the 8k course in a time of 29:53.7. The time was also his fastest of the season for an 8k race.

It marked the second time this season that Carney has been tabbed rookie of the week (Sept. 16). He is the only rookie to have earned the award twice this season.

Mitchell will next compete at the Westfield State Invitational on Saturday, October 12 at 10:30 a.m.