October 15 – Mahwah, NJ – The BC Cross Country team enjoyed a historic day at the Big North Conference Championships at Darlington County Park. For the first time in 25 years, the Crusaders are conference champions, defeating Don Bosco, 22 to 33. BC was led once again by individual conference champion senior Braedon Fiume, who torched the field by almost 100 meters in a personal best time of 16:11. The other varsity scorers finished within an amazingly short 14-second time window, securing the team victory. The other scorers were seniors Graydon Nichols (3rd), Elias Shaia (4th), and Jack Welch (6th), and sophomore Owen McCarthy (8th). Seniors Connor Haney and Paul Caprio rounded out the squad.
The Crusaders were just as successful at the JV level, dominating the field for the team win. The JV was led by conference JV champion sophomore James Adams. Senior Robbie Finizio and junior Nick Martinez also had top-5 finishes, and senior Nick Rossi and newcomer senior Andrew Pinto-Shaw locked up the victory. Not to be outdone, Alex Shaia won the freshman championship in convincing manner, followed by classmates Matthew Marques (3rd) and Nick Pesanello (9th).