Press-Republican

October 21, 2012

Saints place fourth at cross country championships

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Press-Republican

---- — LAKE PLACID — The SUNY Delhi men and Mohawk Valley Community College women won the team competition at Saturday’s Mountain & Valley Conference Cross-Country Championships, held at the Craig Wood Golf Course.

SUNY Delhi finished with 40 points in the men’s race, while host North Country Community College placed fourth out of five teams with a 73. Meanwhile, Mohawk Valley totaled 25 points in the women’s event, while North Country had an incomplete team.

Mohawk Valley’s Tom Arcuri won the men’s 8k race in 23:04.2.

North Country was led by Josh Cook in fifth overall with a 23:26.1 and Llaney Hernandez eighth with a 24:01.4.

Winning the women’s 5k race was Herkimer C.C.’s Heather Vroman in 21:06.4.

Mohawk Valley runners claimed five spots in the top 10.

The Saints’ top finisher was Kaylan Short, who placed 16th in 26:41.5.

Mountain & Valley Conference Cross-Country Championships

At Craig Wood Golf Course

Men

Team scores

1, SUNY Delhi, 40. 2, Mohawk Valley C.C., 59. 3, Hudson Valley C.C., 63. 4, North Country C.C., 73. 5, Herkimer C.C., 122.

Top 10

1, Tom Arcuri, Mohawk Valley C.C., 23:04.2

2, Paul Cox, Hudson Valley C.C., 23:15.2

3, Austin Miller, Hudson Valley C.C., 23:16.9

4, Connor O’Keefe, SUNY Delhi, 23:22.5

5, Josh Cook, North Country C.C., 23:26.1

6, Levi Anderson, SUNY Delhi, 23:30.2

7, Robert Dunham, Mohawk Valley C.C., 23:42.9

8, Llaney Hernandez, North Country C.C., 24:01.4

9, Josh Myers, SUNY Delhi, 24:06.5

10, Joelsen Resimo, SUNY Delhi, 24:20.0

Other North Country C.C. finishers

15, Jeremy Jones, 25:06.9. 21, Jordan Haviland, 26:29.4. 24, Zach Peltier, 29:16.5. 29, Chris Elliott, 39:48.0.

Women

Team scores

1, Mohawk Valley C.C., 25. 2, SUNY Delhi, 47. 3, Herkimer C.C., 61. Columbia-Greene C.C., Hudson Valley C.C., North Country C.C., incomplete.

Top 10 finishers

1, Heather Vroman, Herkimer C.C., 21:06.4

2, Kerry Connors, SUNY Delhi, 22:20.6

3, Sara Rifendifer, Mohawk Valley C.C., 22:42.0

4, Andrea Szewczkyy, Mohawk Valley C.C., 23:06.1

5, Stephanie Peck, Mohawk Valley C.C., 23:15.3

6, Brittany Englert, Mohawk Valley C.C., 23:45.9

7, Chelsea Huyck, Mohawk Valley C.C., 23:53.6

8, Morgan Dubois, Hudson Valley C.C., 24:49.7

9, Nicole Kenneally, SUNY Delhi, 24:50.4.

10, Anastasia Docherty, Mohawk Valley C.C., 24:52.8

North Country C.C. runners

16, Kaylan Short, 26:41.5. 20, Clarissa Mango, 28:05.5. 21, Brittney Clay, 29:25.7.