Hawks find tough competition at Yellow Jacket Invitational

Hawks find tough competition at Yellow Jacket Invitational

It was a full field of runners at the annual Yellow Jacket 8-Kilometer Invitational cross country race held at Genesee Valley Park on Saturday, September 20.

With 24 colleges and universities taking part in the event, it was tough for the MVCC runners to get out in front as the field was extremely crowded. The Hawks finished the race in 16th place with a score of 519 points. Winning the team competition was SUNY Oneonta with 55 points.

The top runner for the Hawks was freshman Barrett Celecki in 133rd in a time of 29 minutes, 9.6 seconds. Finishing close behind was sophomore Stephen Paddock with in 137th in 29:15.2.

Also scoring points for the Hawks was sophomore Connor Butters in 143rd in 29:21.7 while freshman Tyler Beattie was 200th in 30:54.1. The fifth runner for MVCC was Andrew Spagnuolo in 209th in 31:19.2.

Yellow Jacket 8K Invitational

At Genesee Valley Park
September 20, 2014
Place  Runner's Name  Class Time        Place   College/University   Points 
133  Barrett Celecki  Freshman  29:09.6   1  SUNY Oneonta
 55
137  Stephen Paddock  Sophomore  29:15.2    2  U. of Rochester
 95
143  Connor Butters  Sophomore  29:21.7    3  Ithaca College
 105
200  Tyler Beattie  Freshman  30:54.1    4  RPI
 108
209  Andrew Spagnuolo  Sophomore  31:19.2    5  SUNY Geneseo
 111
212  Jon Wilmont  Sophomore  31:21.5    6  SUNY Cortland
 136
250  Kevin Maas  Freshman  33:44.2    7  SUNY Fredonia
 151
254  Adam Dunlap  Sophomore  34:43.0    8  Colgate University  215
259  Derek Hill  Freshman  35:31.2    9  Utica College  277
           10  RIT  296
           11  SUNY Oswego  305
           12  SUNY Brockport  370
           13  U. of Rochester Alumni  379
  Full Race Results
       14  St. John Fisher College  442
           15  Hobart College  487
           16  Mohawk Valley CC  519
           17  SUNY Institute of Tech.  527
           18  Nazareth College  551
           19  Morrisville State  582
           20  D'Youville College
 628
           21  Medaille College
 650
           22  Cazenovia College
 731
           23  Wells College
 734
           24  Hilbert College
 734

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