Men: Local Teams Tune Up With North Country Five

St. Lawrence Women First, Plattsburgh 2nd at North Country Five

NCSN Men's X-Country

ST. LAWRENCE MEN FINISH 2ND TO CORTLAND IN HOFFMAN RACE

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A runner from St. Lawrence University leads a pack up a steep hill in the woods, along a rain-soaked cross country trail.  SUNY Cortland, ranked 16th nationally, finished with 26 points with five runners in the top 12, while the Saints, 26th in the country among Division III teams, were second with 49 points in a nine team field.  (Eric Foote photo)  Meet Gallery

Oct. 6: Runners from Cortland State swept the top three spots and the Red Dragons edged St. Lawrence in a battle of top-30 men's cross country teams at the 21st annual Ronald C. Hoffmann Invitational on the St. Lawrence campus on Saturday. Cortland, ranked 16th nationally, finished with 26 points with five runners in the top 12, while the Saints, 26th in the country among Division III teams, were second with 49 points in a nine team field. The Ottawa Lions were third with 90 followed by a St. Lawrence alumni team with 120, Clarkson with 126, the University of Ottawa with 163, SUNY Canton with 205, Paul Smith's with 216 and Potsdam State with 262. Cortland senior Tom Hopkins was the individual winner in 25:55.86 for the 8 kilometer wet course with teammates Cody Amengual and Nick Marcantonio holding off Saint senior Sam Rakoc, who finished fourth in 25:59.80. Saint freshman Spencer Patterson finished fifth in 26:05.74 with Trevor Bibb 11th in 26:50.86, Scott Smolensky 13th in 26:56.41 and Brendan Courneene completed the Saint scoring with a 16th place finish in 26:58.71. Other Saint finishers included Philip Marshall, 19th in 27:03.28 with Zach Nelson completing the Saint top seven with a 23rd place finish in 27:15.77. Harrison Sloan was 24th in 27:25.25 with Steven Petramale 27th in 27:36.81, Landen Elliott-Knaggs 30th in 27:49.65, Jeff Mogavero was 33rd in 27:55.12 with Wesley Kirui less than a second behind in 34th in 27:55.90. Corey Hahnl was 38th in 28:19.63 with Jason Hardacre 40th in 28:25.85, Will Moynihan 58th in 29:18.92, Ben Washburn 63rd in 29:30.8, Ellis Toll 69th in 29:47.46, Tyler Harris 75th in 30:14.2, Adam Bankert 78th in 30:27.03 and Bryan Geiger was 81st in 30:44.28. The Saints are now idle until Oct. 20 when they will run in the NYSCTC Championships at Nazareth.


St. Lawrence University freshman Ellis Toll pulled away from a pair of teammates and won the individual title at the 2012 North Country 5 Invitational at St. Lawrence.  Toll led a field of 53 runners with a time of 17:30.10 with Saint junior Spencer Fausel finishing second in 17:36.60 and freshman Jason Hardacre third in 17:37.60.  (Eric Foote photo)  Meet Gallery

Sept. 12: St. Lawrence University freshman Ellis Toll pulled away from a pair of teammates and won the individual title at the 2012 North Country 5 Invitational on the 5,000 meter Ronald C. Hoffmann Cross Country at St. Lawrence Wednesday afternoon. Toll led a field of 53 runners with a time of 17:30.10 with Saint junior Spencer Fausel finishing second in 17:36.60 and freshman Jason Hardacre third in 17:37.60. The race included runners from Clarkson, Canton College, Potsdam and Paul Smith's in addition to the Saints. It was a non-scoring race from a team standpoint. Michael Feeney led a trio of Clarkson runners with a fourth place finish in 17:46.40 with Saint freshmen Will Moynihan finishing seventh in 17:59.80 and Wesley Kirui eighth in 18:03.90. Justin Richardson was Canton's top finisher in 18:06.90, good for ninth place while Potsdam's first finisher was John Stone, who was 25th in 18:58.20. Michael Tuthill was Paul Smith's lone entry in the men's race and he was 48th in 21:37.20. Other Saint finishers Wednesday included Adam Banker in 12th with a time of 18:18.30, Ben Washburn in 13th in 18:21.90, Tyler Harris 19th in 18:36.60, Bryan Geiger23rd in 18:50.20, Tyler Baldino 32nd in 19:1.50 and Mark Perlman 38th in 19:34.30.

SUNY CANTON FINISHES 7TH AT HOFFMANN; 3 PERSONAL BESTS

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Competitors in the men's race during the Hoffmann Invitational struggle getting down a slippery, muddy hill at St. Lawrence University. Runners from SUNY Cortland swept the top three spots and the Red Dragons edged St. Lawrence in a battle of top-30 men's cross country teams at the Ronald C. Hoffmann Invitational.  (Eric Foote photo)  Meet Gallery

Oct. 6: The SUNY Canton men’s cross country finished in seventh place on Saturday at the Ronald C. Hoffman Invitational at St. Lawrence University. Cortland State won the men’s 8K race and the Roos recorded 205 points to finish ahead of Paul Smith’s College and SUNY Potsdam in the nine-team event. Three SUNY Canton runners achieved personal-best times in the Hoffman Invitational led by senior Justin Richardson (Pavilion, N.Y.) who crossed the line in 26th place in a time of 27:36.  Richardson’s previous low time of 28:14 came during his sophomore season.  Junior Jon Flint (Queensbury, N.Y.) followed Richardson in 54th place in a time of 29:07, which was nine seconds faster than his time in last year’s race.  Senior Tyler Morse (North Creek, N.Y.), who, along with Richardson, was running in his fourth Hoffman Invitational also finished with a personal best time of 33:37. Other runners for SUNY Canton included Senior Dylan Barringer (Walkill, N.Y.) who came in 84th place for the Roos in a time of 30:47.  Freshman Meraf Tenaw (New York, N.Y.) was 89th (31:33), freshman Mekedem Tenaw (New York, N.Y.) was 90th (31:46) and junior Bryant Cotey (Norwood, N.Y.) was 107th (34:49). SUNY Canton will wrap up their regular season next Saturday, Oct. 13 at the CCOC Championships hosted by Hobart and William Smith and then prepare for the USCAA National Championship on Nov. 9 in Lake Placid.


   SUNY Canton men's cross country member during the North Country Five Invitational.  (Eric Foote photo)  Meet Gallery

September 12: Senior Justin Richardson (Pavilion, N.Y.) turned in a ninth-place finish out of 53 runners leading the SUNY Canton men’s cross country team at the North Country Invitational on Tuesday at St. Lawrence University. The race included runners from SUNY Canton, St. Lawrence, Clarkson University, SUNY Potsdam, and Paul Smith’s College.  The 5K event was a non-scoring race from a team standpoint. Richardson completed the course in a time of 18:06 and his senior finished in the top 10 in the event for the third time in his career. Freshman Zach Doyle (Oneonta, N.Y.) crossed the line two seconds later at 18:08 to claim 10th place.  Junior Jon Flint (Queensbury, N.Y.) came in 21st at 18:42.  Freshman Meraf Tenaw (New York, N.Y.) finished in 22nd place (18:47), sophomore Mekedem Tenaw (New York, N.Y.) was 24th (18:57), and senior Dylan Barringer (Wallkill, N.Y.) came in 27th (18:58). The Roos race again this Saturday at the Panthers Invitational at Middlebury College in Vermont.

clarkson men PLACE 4TH, 5TH & 6TH AT "NORTH COUNTRY 5"

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 Clarkson men made a strong second-place showing with fourth, fifth and sixth place showings in the 2012 North Country Five Men's Invitational at St. Lawrence University in Canton.   (Eric Foote photo)  Meet Gallery

Sept. 12: Freshmen Michael Feeney (Lockport, NY) and Meaghan McKenna (Hamburg, NY) each enjoyed top-seven finishes for the Clarkson University Cross Country teams Wednesday evening at the Ronald C. Hoffman Cross Country Course on the campus of St. Lawrence University. The Golden Knights will race again on Saturday in the Oneonta Invitational. Neither the men’s or women’s 5,000-meter events on Wednesday were scored. Feeney led a strong group of runners for the Golden Knights’ men, as he placed fourth in the 5K with a time of 17:46.5. Junior Anthony Caruso (Amherst, NH) was just a second behind his teammate for fifth, and freshman William Yancey (Pittsford, NY) came in sixth in 17:58.7. Senior Patrick Carroll (Queensbury, NY) was 11th overall in 18:12.9 and junior Ryan Crist (Endicott, NY) took 14th with a time of 18:28.7. On the women’s side, McKenna came in seventh overall for Clarkson with a time of 22:37.4. Sophomore Olivia Dawson (Scottsville, NY) and senior Arianne Loeber (Rhinecliff, NY) placed 14th (23:25.60) and 15th (23:27.70), respectively. Senior Jessica Hernandez (Owego, NY) finished in 17th (23:34.90), followed by junior Catherine Zarnofsky (Glenville, NY) in 19th (23:39.30).

SHEARER LEADS PLATTSBURGH MEN AT CARDINAL CLASSIC

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September 8: Plattsburgh junior Adam Shearer gained a large lead on the second loop through Rugar Woods to take the individual crown and help the Cardinals secure second place at the Cardinal Classic Cross Country Invitational. Plattsburgh State tallied 50 points, while St. Lawrence took the team title with 23 points. Clarkson finished third with 65 points.   Shearer paced himself for the win with a 5:12-mile on the 5,000-kilometer course, finished 11 seconds ahead of the rest of the field with a time of 16:08.3. Shearer was followed by Sam Rakoc (16:19.2) and Harrison Sloan (16:23.2) of St. Lawrence.   Chris Martin also placed in the top ten, crossing the finish line in 16:24.6 to take fourth place. Mike Schram (13th, 16:55), Zach Rose (19th, 17:16.2) and Jason Flach (28th, 17:42.9) also scored points of the Cardinals Saturday. The Cardinals return to action Saturday, Sept. 15 at the University of Rochester for Pre-Regionals at the Yellowjacket Invitational. The races are set to begin at 11 a.m.

NCSN Women's X-Country

MARTIN, ST. LAWRENCE WOMEN TOP HOFFMAN RUN AT CANTON

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Cross country runners make their way up the hill during the Women's Hoffmann Invitational at St. Lawrence University on Saturday. The field includes SUNY Cortland’s Emily Cotey (697) of Norwood, NY.  The Saints' Ella Martin held off a late charge by Ottawa's Julia Nikonorova to take the individual title, winning in 22:27.80 with Nikonorova second in 22:30.10. S.L.U.'s Amy Cymerman was third overall and second scorer for the Saints in 22:44.9 on a wet course.  (Eric Foote photo)  Meet Gallery

Oct. 6: Ella Martin led from start to finish for her first collegiate cross country win and St. Lawrence University's women's cross country team placed all five of its scorers in the top ten to add the team title in the 21st annual Ronald C. Hoffmann Invitational on the St. Lawrence campus Saturday. Martin and Julia Nikonorova of the University of Ottawa established an early lead on the field and ran with a short separation throughout the 6 kilometer course. Martin held off a late charge by Nikonorova to take the individual title, winning in 22:27.80 with Nikonorova second in 22:30.10. Junior Amy Cymerman was third overall and the second scorer for the Saints in 22:44.9 on a wet course while classmate Ariel Beccia was sixth in 23:16.30, grad student Lizzy Edwards finished eighth in 23:30.4 and first-year Margaret MacDonald completed the Saint scoring with a tenth place finish in 23:51.0. The Saints, ranked seventh in the most recent NCAA Division III national poll finished with 28 points in the seven-team event with Cortland second with 61 followed by the University of Ottawa with 84, the Ottawa Lions with 90 and Clarkson with 129. SUNY Canton was sixth with 174 points and Potsdam State finished seventh with 196. MacDonald led a pack of four Saint finishers which included sophomore Anne Martino in 11th in 23:54.20 and senior Jackie Lemme in 12th in 23:56.50 to complete SLU's top seven. Senior Caroline Raue finished 13th in 23:58.7. Other Saint finishers included Anna Rabideau in 21st in 24:34.0, Kelsey Leder in 23rd in 24:46.5, Toria Koutras in 35th in 25:34.5, Jenny Van Ooyen 42nd in 26:00.5, Andrea Maynard 48th in 26.29.7, Katie Mannix 51st in 26:38.6 and Madeline Woods was 53rd in 26.51.3. Kendra Sultzer finished 59th in 27:15.9 with Emily von Loesecke 60th in 27:26.10, Laurel Hurd was 68th in 28:23.4, Courtney Mullen finished 73rd in 29:28.7 and Chloe McElliogott was 84th in 31:36.0. The Saints are now off until the NYSCTC Cross Country Championship at Nazareth on Oct. 20.


 St. Lawrence women placed four runners at the top of the leaderboard and six in the top 10 in a strong showing at the North Country Five Invitational with other local runners from Clarkson, SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Canton and Paul Smith's College.  (Eric Foote photo)  Meet Gallery

Sept. 12: St. Lawrence University sophomore Anna Rabideau led from gun to finish to take individual honors in the 2012 North Country 5 Invitational on the Ronald C. Hoffmann 5,000 meter cross country course at St. Lawrence Wednesday afternoon. Rabideau led the 38 finisher field with a time of 21:11.40 in the event which included runners from Canton College, Potsdam, Clarkson and Paul Smith's in addition to the Saints. It was a non-scoring meet from a team standpoint.  The Saints rested several of their top runners in the race, but showed plenty of depth as they took the top four places and six of the top ten. First year Madeline Funk was second in 21:50.50 with classmate Jenny Van Ooyen third in 21:58.80. Senior Andrea Maynard rounded out the lead pack of Saints in fourth at 22:13.50 while sophomore Katie Mannix was the other top ten finisher, placing sixth in 22:24.80. Megan Mydosh of Canton kept the Saints from a sweep of the top five with a fifth place finish in 22:24.10 while Meaghan McKenna was Clarkson's top finisher in seventh with a time of 22:37.40. Potsdam's Olivia Rehm was eighth in 22:37.40 and Jessie Husmann was Paul Smith's top finisher in 27th in 25:01.10. Other Saint finishers included Madeline Woods in 11th at 23:01.0, Kendra Leonida was 13th in 23:09.9, Kendra Sultzer was 1th in 23:28.5, Chloe McElligott was 18th in 23:34.8 and Paige Morrow finished 30th in 26:14.5.

clarkson women PLACE IN MIDDLE OF PACK AT HOFFMANN

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Runners jockey for position at the start of the women’s race at the Hoffmann Invitational at St. Lawrence University. S.L.U.'s Ella Martin led from start to finish for her first collegiate cross country win. The Saints placed all five of scorers in the top10 claiming the 21st Hoffmann title.  (Foote photo)  Meet Gallery

Oct. 6: The Golden Knights’ women took fifth among seven teams with 129 points, trailing St. Lawrence (28), Cortland (61), the University of Ottawa (84), and the Ottawa Lions (90), but ahead of Canton (174) and Potsdam (196). On the women’s side, Sarah Governale (Wading River, NY) was the leading runner for the Golden Knights, coming in 16th out of 91 runners in the 6,000-meter race in 24:11.40. Senior Rachel Bachman (Queensbury, NY) finished just two spots behind Governale in 24:25.70 as the second runner for the Knights, while Chelsea Farinacci (Huntington, NY), Catherine Zarnofsky (Glenville, NY), and Ashley Forshey (Scotia, NY) placed 47th, 50th, and 55th, respectively.


A group of green-and-gold Clarkson runner face the uphill climb in a wooded back stretch of the Ronald C. Hoffman 5,000-meter cross country course at St. Lawrence, during the North Country Five Invitational.  Anne Rabideau led the 38 finisher field with a time of 21:11.40. The Saints rested several of their top runners, but showed plenty of depth as they took the top four places and six of the top ten. First year Madeline Funk was second in 21:50.50 with classmate Jenny Van Ooyen third in 21:58.80. Senior Andrea Maynard fourth. (Eric Foote photo)  Meet Gallery

Sept. 12: Freshmen Michael Feeney (Lockport, NY) and Meaghan McKenna (Hamburg, NY) each enjoyed top-seven finishes for the Clarkson University Cross Country teams Wednesday evening at the Ronald C. Hoffman Cross Country Course on the campus of St. Lawrence University. The Golden Knights will race again on Saturday in the Oneonta Invitational. Neither the men’s or women’s 5,000-meter events on Wednesday were scored. Feeney led a strong group of runners for the Golden Knights’ men, as he placed fourth in the 5K with a time of 17:46.5. Junior Anthony Caruso (Amherst, NH) was just a second behind his teammate for fifth, and freshman William Yancey (Pittsford, NY) came in sixth in 17:58.7. Senior Patrick Carroll (Queensbury, NY) was 11th overall in 18:12.9 and junior Ryan Crist (Endicott, NY) took 14th with a time of 18:28.7. On the women’s side, McKenna came in seventh overall for Clarkson with a time of 22:37.4. Sophomore Olivia Dawson (Scottsville, NY) and senior Arianne Loeber (Rhinecliff, NY) placed 14th (23:25.60) and 15th (23:27.70), respectively. Senior Jessica Hernandez (Owego, NY) finished in 17th (23:34.90), followed by junior Catherine Zarnofsky (Glenville, NY) in 19th (23:39.30). 

pLATTSBURGH women capture 2nd place at cardinal classic

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StiStill running: SUNY Cortland’s Colleen Cotey (left) and Emily Cotey (right), both from Norwood-Norfolk, both competed well in NCAA Women's Atlantic Regional. (Foote photo)  Meet Gallery

September 8: The Plattsburgh State women’s cross country team ran to a second-place finish at the 2012 Cardinal Classic Invitational on a windy Saturday morning at Rugar Woods.   The Cardinals finished with a total of 41 points, 24 points more than team champion St. Lawrence. The Saints have six runners place in the top ten, while Plattsburgh had four. Clarkson rounded out the field with 80 points.   Saints’ freshman Margaret MacDonald took first place with a time of 18:51, maintaining a pace of 6:05 on the 5,000-kilometer course. MacDonald was followed by teammates Ella Martin (19:07) and Amy Cymerman (19:07.5), respectively.   Kelley Driscoll was the top female runner for Plattsburgh State, finishing fourth with a time of 19:09. Colleen Coon placed seventh (19:23.2), while Amanda Schermerhorn (19:28.3) and Emma Deshaies (19:29.4) followed behind in eighth and ninth place. Jasmine Boncore also scored points for the Cardinals, placing 16th overall with a time of 20:26.8.   The Cardinals return to action Saturday, Sept. 15 at the University of Rochester for Pre-Regionals at the Yellowjacket Invitational. The races are set to begin at 11 a.m.

MYDOSH FINISHES TOPS FOR 6TH PLACE CANTON AT HOFFMANN

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 A pair of SUNY Canton runners (navy) get to the bottom of the hill in good position amongst a very tight pack early on in the Hoffmann Invitational at St. Lawrence University in Canton.  The host Saints finished second in the 18-team race, while Plattsburgh was 8th, Clarkson 12th, Canton 15th and Potsdam 16th in the team standings.  (Eric Foote photo)  Meet Gallery

October 6: The SUNY Canton women’s cross country team ran in the Ronald C. Hoffman Invitational at St. Lawrence University on Saturday and finished in sixth place out seven teams. Sophomore Megan Mydosh (Warwick, N.Y.) turned in a 40th-place finish in a time of 25:56 in the 6K race on a wet and slippery course. Freshman Keara Byrne (Queensbury, N.Y.) was right behind Mydosh crossing the finish line in 44th place with a time of 26:07.  Freshman Megan Morrow (Gouverneur, N.Y.) battled through an injury to place 78th in a time of 30:07.  Freshman Paige Janis (Rochester, N.Y.) followed 23 seconds later in 79th place (30:20).  Freshman Jessica Nagy (Budd Lake, N.J.) finished in 82nd place (31:03), sophomore Mary Cole (Canton, N.Y.) came in 86th (31:47), and sophomore Heather Ameele (Williamson, N.Y.) came in 87th (32:48). SUNY Canton will wrap up their regular season next Saturday, Oct. 13 at the CCOC Championships hosted by Hobart and William Smith and then prepare for the USCAA National Championship on Nov. 9 in Lake Placid.

September 12: Sophomore Megan Mydosh (Warwick, N.Y.) finished in fifth place out of 38 runners to pace the SUNY Canton women’s cross country team at the North Country Invitational at St. Lawrence University on Tuesday. The race included runners from SUNY Canton, St. Lawrence, Clarkson University, SUNY Potsdam, and Paul Smith’s College.  The 5K event was a non-scoring race from a team standpoint. Mydosh recorded a time of 22:24 to finish in the top 10 for the second straight year.  Freshman Keara Byrne (Queensbury, N.Y.) followed Mydosh with a ninth-place finish in a time of 22:44.  Freshman Megan Morrow (Gouverneur, N.Y.) was 12th in 23:06,  freshman Paige Janis (Rochester, N.Y.) was 32nd (27:12) and sophomore Heather Ameele (Williamson, N.Y.) was 36th (28:40).

NCSN College X-C Scoreboard

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2012

Men's SLU Hoffmann Invitational
SUNY Cortland 26
St. Lawrence University 49
Ottawa Lions 90
St. Lawrence Alumni 120
Clarkson 126
University of Ottawa 163
SUNY Canton 205
Paul Smiths 216
SUNY Potsdam 262
Women's SLU Hoffmann Invitational
St. Lawrence University 28
SUNY Cortland 61
University of Ottawa 84
Ottawa Lions 90
Clarkson 129
SUNY Canton 174
SUNY Potsdam 196

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2012

Men's North Country Five at. St. Lawrence
Non-scoring race
Women's North Country Five at St. Lawrence
St. Lawrence 17
Plattsburgh 41
Clarkson 80
SUNY Potsdam incomplete
Paul Smith's incomplete