Ryan Escoda,M-Cross Country,Freshman,Newtown,(Thru Sept. 30)

Ryan Escoda,M-Cross Country,Freshman,Newtown,(Thru Sept. 30)

Freshman Ryan Escoda of Newtown outran a field of 64 runners over 8,000 meters to win the individual title and pace the Warriors to the team title in a field of eight teams at the Community College of Rhode Island Tri-State Inivtational Saturday and repeat as men's cross country Athlete-of-the-Week. Escoda, the team’s leading runner this season, was timed in 28:42 (5:46 pace) over the soggy course. Escoda and Eastern freshman John Walker finished 1-2 in the race, with all five of Eastern’s scoring runners placing within the top 18.