SUNY ESF Wins Second Women's Cross Country Championship in Three Years

SUNY ESF Wins Second Women's Cross Country Championship in Three Years

MILTON, N.Y. – SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry junior Marissa Lathrop led seven Mighty Oaks in the top 10 to win the 2017 Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Cross Country Championship on Sunday afternoon at the Hudson Valley Sportsdome.

Lathrop bested a field of 51 with a 5-kilometer time of 21:33, finishing 12 seconds ahead of Culinary Institute of America sophomore Alyssa Byndas (21:45) to earn her first individual title, after taking second in 2015 and fourth in 2016. Albany College of Pharmacy senior Julia Lindsay (21:52) crossed seven seconds behind Byndas for third place to lead the Panthers to runner-up honors in the team competition. Lindsay has never finished worse than third overall in four HVIAC championship runs.

ESF rookies Erin Cocca (22:15), Emily Booth (22:32), and Alexi Desiseroth (22:43) finished in fourth through sixth and sophomore Eden Zickler (22:58) crossed in eighth to clinch the second title in three years for the Mighty Oaks (24 points). SUNY ESF had nine harriers finish in the top 15 to earn medalist honors. 

Following Albany Pharmacy (49 points) in second place was Pratt Institute (79 points), The Culinary Institute of America (86 points) and The College of New Rochelle (149 points).

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2017 HVIAC Women's Cross Country Championships

October 29, 2017
at Hudson Valley Sportsdome (Milton, N.Y.) 

Results

Team Results

Champions - SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (24 points)
Runner Up - Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (49 points)
3rd Place - Pratt Institute (79 points)
4th Place - Culinary Institute of America (86 points)
5th Place - The College of New Rochelle (149 points)

Incomplete teams - Berkeley, Davis, Vaughn


Individual Results

Overall
Place
Team
Score
Name School Year Time Pace
1 1 Marissa Lathrop SUNY ESF Jr. 21:33 6:56
2 2 Alyssa Byndas Culinary So. 21:45 7:00
3 3 Julia Lindsay Albany Pharmacy Sr. 21:52 7:02
4 4 Erin Cocca SUNY ESF Fr. 22:15 7:10
5 5 Emily Booth SUNY ESF Fr. 22:32 7:15
6 6 Alexi Deiseroth SUNY ESF Fr. 22:43 7:19
7 7 Catherine Phelps Albany Pharmacy Jr. 22:47 7:20
8 8 Eden Zickler SUNY ESF So. 22:58 7:24
9 9 Erin Cuddihy SUNY ESF Jr. 22:59 7:24
10 10 Laura Wengert SUNY ESF Sr. 23:06 7:26
11 11 Peg Smith Pratt Fr. 23:33 7:35
12   Emily Verbeck SUNY ESF Sr. 23:43 7:38
13 12 Gianna D' Angelo Albany Pharmacy So. 24:02 7:44
14 13 Nicole Kulakowski Albany Pharmacy Sr. 24:11 7:47
15   Julie Romano SUNY ESF Fr. 24:31 7:53
16 14 Abigail Bleier Albany Pharmacy So. 25:14 8:07
17   Audrey Fatone SUNY ESF Fr. 25:21 8:10
18 15 Ariana Calos Pratt Fr. 25:32 8:13
19 16 Lolo Walker Pratt Fr. 25:39 8:15
20 17 Polina Alieva Pratt Fr. 25:47 8:18
21 18 Caleigh Yacone Culinary So. 25:56 8:21
22   Kaitlyn VanOrman SUNY ESF Sr. 26:09 8:25
23 19 Ashley Madaras Culinary Fr. 26:26 8:30
24 20 Edith Ault Pratt Fr. 26:46 8:37
25   Tabby Wechter SUNY ESF Fr. 27:03 8:42
26 21 Amber Cina Albany Pharmacy Fr. 27:07 8:44
27   Emily Steenkamer SUNY ESF Sr. 27:12 8:45
28 22 Aly Stano Culinary So. 27:14 8:46
29 23 Abigail Gross Pratt Jr. 27:29 8:51
30 24 Emily Kraus Pratt Fr. 28:36 9:12
31   Karissa Colombo Davis So. 28:46 9:16
32   Eliza Ross Pratt Fr. 29:05 9:22
33   Melanie Luna Pratt Jr. 29:52 9:37
34 25 Angela Ospina Culinary So. 30:21 9:46
35   Mary Burmeister Pratt Jr. 30:28 9:48
36   Hailey Lynch SUNY ESF Fr. 30:36 9:51
37   Leslie Li Pratt Fr. 30:55 9:57
38   Andrea Gil Berkeley Fr. 31:11 10:02
39 26 Grace Kim Culinary So. 31:27 10:07
40 27 NyssaMae Garcie New Rochelle Jr. 31:37 10:11
41   Melissa Ramirez Berkeley So. 33:00 10:37
42 28 Peggy Kuo Culinary So. 33:21 10:44
43 29 Kailee Frank New Rochelle So. 34:12 11:00
44   Madison Rishel Culinary So. 34:40 11:09
45 30 Jemeem Montrose New Rochelle So. 38:46 12:29
46   Rebekah Conboy Davis Jr. 40:06 12:54
47   Emily Betance Vaughn Fr. 40:13 12:57
48   Jocelyn Clark Davis So. 44:55 14:27
49 31 Adriana Sanes New Rochelle So. 44:58 14:28
50 32 Sterline Ortiz New Rochelle Sr. 47:12 15:12
51   Chingching Taing Culinary Fr. 47:20 15:14