Championship Meet at Hobart/William Smith

Clarkson Men Finish First; Clarkson Women Second at Hobart

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 4th of 5 at kangaroo invitational

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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

Aug 30. In his first collegiate race with the SUNY Canton men's cross country team Austin Johnston (Auburn, NY) posted a sixth place finish to lead the Roos to fourth place at the second annual Kangaroo Invitational on Saturday. Johnston placed sixth individually out of the 51 runner field crossing the finish line of the 5-kilometer course in a time of 17:42. Classmate Tom Lauzon (Bombay, NY) turned in a 23rd place performance in a time of 18:59, while Shawn Deibel (Albion, NY) finished 23 second behind Lauzon. Andrew Wilson (Bronx, NY) and Bryant Cotey (Norwood, NY) rounded out the scoring runners for the Roos in 42nd and 45th places, respectively. Freshmen Matthew Lindke (Webster, NY) and Josh May (Glenville, NY) also turned in solid performances in their first races with the Roos. Clarkson University took home the team title with 25 points ahead of second place SUNY Plattsburgh (46). Johnson State's 98 points narrowly eclipsed the Roos 104. However, SUNY Canton was able to hold off SUNY Potsdam (108) who finished in the fifth and final spot.   Full Results The SUNY Canton men's cross country team returns to the trails on Sunday, September 7 when they travel to Castleton, VT to take part in the Castleton State Invitational.


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

clarkson men PLACE 1st at kangaroo invitational

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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

Aug 30. With more than half of the top 10 constituted of Clarkson University Cross Country members, the Golden Knights' men's and women's runners dominated the 2014 Kangaroos Cross Country Invitational on Saturday. Men's Race Results Women's Race Results The Golden Knights' men had three of the top five, seven of the top 10, 10 of the top 15 and 18 of the top 30, Clarkson scored just 25 points in the 5,000-meter event at SUNY Canton. Plattsburgh was second at 46, followed by Johnson State (98), host SUNY Canton (104) and Potsdam State (108). The women weren't quite so dominant overall (14 of the top 30 total, but four of the top five and seven of the top 10), but actually scored lower with just 21 points with the fifth runner taking seventh overall. Potsdam State was a distant second (71), followed by Plattsburgh State (74), SUNY Canton (100), and Johnson State (105). Freshman AJ Beers (Central Square, NY) came in second place with a time of 17:22 (5:36 mile), 34 seconds off the pace of the top finisher, and was he was followed by classmate Matt Danosky (Attleboro, MA) just a second later. Sophomore Lukas Patrizio (Port Chester, NY) took fifth place in 17:40 and another freshman, Kris Lizins (Elverson, PA) came in seventh to round out the scoring. Freshmen Taylor Fenoff (Saratoga Springs, NY), Jacob Erdman (Gouverneur, NY), and Michael Fife (Alton, NH) closed out the top 10 for the Knights. On the women's side, sophomore Victoria Hathaway (Troy, NY) came in second place with a time of 21:12, 12 seconds shy of the top time. Senior Sarah Governale (Wading River, NY) took third in 21:23, while freshman Tara Siegle (Poland, NY) came in fourth in 21:59 and junior Lindsey McCormick (Gouverneur, NY) crossed the finish line at 22:12. McCormick's classmate Ashley Forshey (Scotia, NY) closed out the Clarkson scoring by coming in seventh in 22:53, but Allie Day (North Yarmouth, ME) and Chelsea Farinacci (Huntington, NY) were right behind her in eighth and ninth, respectively.  

Cardinal men place second at kangaroo invitational

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Aug 30. It didn't take long – just 16:48 to be precise – for Nathan Doyle to turn some heads while running for the Plattsburgh State men's cross country team. Taking part in his first collegiate five-kilometer race, the freshman out of Pittsford, N.Y., turned in a first-place finish in a time of 16:48 to lead the Cardinals to a second-place finish at the SUNY Canton Kangaroo Invitational on Saturday morning. Doyle traversed the course 34 seconds quicker than his nearest competitor did and the Cardinals corralled 46 team points during the race. Clarkson (25 points) took home the team title. Fellow freshman Brian Kennedy joined Doyle as a top-five finisher. The native of East Islip, N.Y., put forth a time of 17:34 to finish in fifth place. Junior Jason Flach opened up his third season of competition by placing 11th in a time of 18:07 while first-year runner Brian Abbey closed out the pack of Plattsburgh State runners who finished in the top 20 by crossing the finish line in 18th place (18:30). Sophomore Joseph Nichols was the fifth-best Cardinal runner on the day as he placed 25th in a time of 19:02. Two other first-year collegiate cross country runners – Christian Whalen (26th, 19:05) and Marving Francois (35th, 20:02) – rounded out the contingent of Cardinal runners. On Saturday, Sept. 6, the Cardinals will make their home debut by racing in the annual Cardinal Classic. The five-kilometer race is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m., directly outside of the Field House. 

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 take victory at roo invitational

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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

Aug 30. With more than half of the top 10 constituted of Clarkson University Cross Country members, the Golden Knights' men's and women's runners dominated the 2014 Kangaroos Cross Country Invitational on Saturday. Men's Race Results Women's Race Results The Golden Knights' men had three of the top five, seven of the top 10, 10 of the top 15 and 18 of the top 30, Clarkson scored just 25 points in the 5,000-meter event at SUNY Canton. Plattsburgh was second at 46, followed by Johnson State (98), host SUNY Canton (104) and Potsdam State (108). The women weren't quite so dominant overall (14 of the top 30 total, but four of the top five and seven of the top 10), but actually scored lower with just 21 points with the fifth runner taking seventh overall. Potsdam State was a distant second (71), followed by Plattsburgh State (74), SUNY Canton (100), and Johnson State (105). Freshman AJ Beers (Central Square, NY) came in second place with a time of 17:22 (5:36 mile), 34 seconds off the pace of the top finisher, and was he was followed by classmate Matt Danosky (Attleboro, MA) just a second later. Sophomore Lukas Patrizio (Port Chester, NY) took fifth place in 17:40 and another freshman, Kris Lizins (Elverson, PA) came in seventh to round out the scoring. Freshmen Taylor Fenoff (Saratoga Springs, NY), Jacob Erdman (Gouverneur, NY), and Michael Fife (Alton, NH) closed out the top 10 for the Knights. On the women's side, sophomore Victoria Hathaway (Troy, NY) came in second place with a time of 21:12, 12 seconds shy of the top time. Senior Sarah Governale (Wading River, NY) took third in 21:23, while freshman Tara Siegle (Poland, NY) came in fourth in 21:59 and junior Lindsey McCormick (Gouverneur, NY) crossed the finish line at 22:12. McCormick's classmate Ashley Forshey (Scotia, NY) closed out the Clarkson scoring by coming in seventh in 22:53, but Allie Day (North Yarmouth, ME) and Chelsea Farinacci (Huntington, NY) were right behind her in eighth and ninth, respectively.  

pLATTSBURGH women capture 3rd at kangaroo invitational

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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

Aug 30. Employing a six-woman team comprised mostly of underclassmen, the Plattsburgh State women's cross country team raced to a third-place finish in its season-opening race at the SUNY Canton Kangaroo Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The Cardinals put up 74 team points to beat out both SUNY Canton and Johnson State. Clarkson netted a total of 21 team points to take home the title while SUNY Potsdam amassed 71 points to edge out Plattsburgh State for the runner-up spot.  Freshman Jessie Smillie put forth the only top-ten finish of the day for Plattsburgh State when the product of Bohemia, N.Y., crossed the end line in a 10th-place time of 23:27.  After Smillie's splendid debut race was in the books, a trio of Cardinal racers checked in as top-20 finishers. Sophomore Brianna Bessette completed the five-kilometer course in 15th-place time of 24:13.  Hot on the heels of Bessette was the first-year duo of Caitlin O'Donnell and Emily Haig. O'Donnell recorded a 16th-place finish in 24:16 while Haig checked in in 17th place with a time of 24:17. Junior Kelsey McNally rounded out the group of top-five Plattsburgh State finishers by completing the course in 24:58 - good for 22nd place.  Plattsburgh State newcomer Lien Manly was the final Cardinal to cross the finish line as she began her collegiate cross country career with a 32nd-place finish in 26:32.  On Saturday, Sept. 6, the Cardinals will make their home debut by racing in the annual Cardinal Classic. The five-kilometer race is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m., directly outside of the Field House. 

 

SUNY canton takes 4th of 5 at home opening meet

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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

Aug 30. Freshman Samantha Smith (Mooers Forks, NY) crossed the line in sixth place overall leading the SUNY Canton women's cross country team to a fourth place finish at the second annual Kangaroo Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Smith covered the 5-kilometer course in 22:20 in her first collegiate race. Keara Byrne (Queensbury, NY) posted a time of 24:34 to place 19th individually. Meanwhile, Kim McCarthy (Ludlow, MA) finished third for the Roos in a time of 25:44 good for 28th. Freshmen Rachel Youngers (Evans, NY) and Patti Carpenter (Penfield, NY) rounded out the top five SUNY Canton finishers crossing the line in 31st and 40th place, respectively. Laura DiFrenza (Salt Point, NY) and Bri Herd (Rochester, NY) also turned in top 50 performances for the Roos. The Roos posted a team score of 100 points in the five-team event edging out Johnson State College (105). Clarkson University took home the team title with 21 points, while SUNY Potsdam (71) and SUNY Plattsburgh (74) battled it out for second and third place, respectively.   Full Results The women's cross country team is back in action Sunday, September 7 when they travel to Castleton, VT to take part in the Castleton State Invitational.

NCSN College X-C Scoreboard

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2014

Men's Cross Country
XC Championship Meet at Hobart/William Smith
Clarkson finished first, SUNY Potsdam 10th, SUNY Canton 11th among 14 teams participating
UAlbany Invitational
SUNY Plattsburgh men finish 7th
Women's Cross Country
XC Championship Meet at Hobart/William Smith
Clarkson finished second (27), SUNY Canton 9th, SUNY Potsdam 13th among 14 teams participating
UAlbany Invitational
SUNY Plattsburgh women finish 8th

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014

Hoffman Men's Invitational at St. Lawrence
St. Lawrence 20
Ottawa 60
University of Ottawa 77
SUNY Plattsburgh 109
Clarkson 128
Paul Smiths College 167
SUNY Canton 212
SUNY Potsdam 220
Hoffman Women's Invitational at St. Lawrence
St. Lawrence 25
Ottawa 33
Plattsburgh 93
Clarkson 111
Carleton University 150
Paul Smiths College 181
SUNY Canton 206
SUNY Potsdam 210

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014

Men's Cross Country
RPI-Saratoga Invitational (14 teams)
St. Lawrence finished first with 39 points
Clarkson 10th with 268 points
SUNY Plattsburgh 11th with 314 points
Southern Vermont Invitational (8teams)
Paul Smith's finished 4th with 98 points
SUNY Canton 5th with 122 points

Women's Cross Country
RPI-Saratoga Invitational (14 teams)
St. Lawrence finished first with 41 points
SUNY Plattsburgh 10th with 225 points
Clarkson 13th with 358 points
Southern Vermont Invitational (8 teams)
Paul Smith's finished 2nd with 70 points
SUNY Canton 4th with 108 points

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2014

Men's Cross Country
Don Masterson Invitational
SUNY Potsdam finished 12th place
Women's Cross Country
Pat Peterson Invitational
SUNY Potsdam finished 11th place

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 3014

Men's Cross Country
Kangaroo Invitational at SUNY Canton
Clarkson 25
SUNY Plattsburgh 46
Johnson State 98
SUNY Canton 104
SUNY Potsdam 108
Women's Cross Country
Kangaroo Invitational at SUNY Canton
Clarkson 21
SUNY Potsdam 71
SUNY Plattsburgh 74
SUNY Canton 100
Johnson State 105