Charles Coccoli of Redding competes on Eastern cross country team in fall 2023

Eastern Connecticut State University's men's and women's cross-country teams are off to the races as they begin their fall 2023 seasons. The men's roster includes 14 runners, while the women's roster includes seven.

Among the student-athletes is Charles Coccoli of Redding, who runs for the men's team. Coccoli is a sophomore who majors in Environmental Earth Science.

Head coach David Nicholson '06 enters his second season leading Eastern's runners, having previously coached college teams for 12 years. "As long as we're dedicated to the task and we're dedicated to being disciplined," said Nicholson, "then the results will come."

The teams opened their seasons on Sept. 1 at the Adelphi University Panthers Invitational. To learn more about the men's team, visit  To learn more about the women's team, visit https://gowarriorathletics.com/sports/womens-cross-country.


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