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Hawks open season with strong performance

Hawks open season with strong performance

The MVCC men's cross country team opened the 2014 season with an impressive performance at the Eighth Annual SUNY IT Short Course Invitational this past Sunday in Marcy.

The Hawks finished with a team score of 157 points which placed them sixth overall against both two-year and four-year institutions. SUNY Oswego, the always powerhouse in cross country, took first place honors with 30 points followed by SUNY Oneonta with 51. The Hawks beat out programs from Morrisville State, Cazenovia College, SUNY Broome, Herkimer College and SUNY ESF.

The top runner for the Hawks was sophomore Todd Stevens with an 18th place finish in a time of 21 minutes, one second in the 6K-course. Newcomer Barrett Celecki placed 26th in 21:27 while sophomore Stephen Paddock was 31st in 21:36. Connor Butters was 43rd in 22:15.

SUNY IT, MARCY, NY - 8/30/2014

1  SUNY Oswego 30
2  SUNY Oneonta 51
3  Utica College 63
4  SUNY Cobleskill 131
5  SUNY IT 150
6  Mohawk Valley CC 157
7  Hobart College 195
8  SUNY ESF 203
9  SUNY Broome 258
10  Morrisville State 311
11  Herkimer CCC 319
12  Cazenovia College 348










MVCC's Overall 6K Individuals

 Finished  Runners' Names
Year  Time
 18  Todd Stevens  Sophomore  21:01
 26  Barrett Celecki  Freshman  21:27
 31  Stephen Paddock  Sophomore  21:36
 43  Connor Butters  Sophomore  22:15
 51  Bryan Van Hall   Freshman  22:42
 53  Andrew Spagnuolo  Sophomore  22:45
 56  Jon Wilmot  Sophomore  22:55
 64  Tyler Beattie  Freshman  23:27
 73  Brandan Decker  Freshman  23:51
 104  Derek Hill  Freshman  27:33


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