Conner wins 2nd straight New England title

Posted by: MBR on Thu Oct 14th, 2010 6:57 am
Conner wins 2nd straight New England titleBy Ryan McLaughlin, BDN StafThe timing of the Open New England Cross Country championships was impeccable for Corey Conner.After the University of Maine junior won her second straight New England individual crown in leading coach Mark Lech’s Black Bears to a fourth-place team finish, she took advantage of the long Columbus Day weekend and headed from Franklin Park in Boston to her hometown of North Townsend, Mass., for a well-deserved break.“That was just awesome,” Conner said. “I’m the type of person that gets homesick really easily. That whole race I was looking forward to going home to my family for a couple days.”For full story ... and-title/