Sunday, 12 November 2017 14:41

Greenseich, McCarthy Set Records at NCAA Regionals

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The Oswego State men's and women's cross country teams participated in the NCAA Division III Atlantic Region Cross Country Championships on Saturday afternoon. Out of 42 men's teams, the Laker men placed 14th, while the Laker women placed 23rd out of 41 women's teams.

Colin Greenseich had the best Laker finish of the day, with a record-setting performance. The senior placed 15thout of 290 runners with a time of 25:06.3 in the 8K. Greenseich's time is the fastest in program history, breaking teammate Dylan McCarthy's previous record of 25:28.2 from 2016. McCarthy, who finished 26th with a time of 25:24.5, also broke his 2016 record and his 2017 time is now the second-best 8K time for the program.

Less than a minute behind McCarthy was Kyle Pollicove, who placed 83rd with a time of 26:14.9. Junior Nick LeClair also placed in the top 100, with a time of 26:24.3 to finish 99th. All of the Laker men placed in the top half of individual competitors.

The Laker women were led by senior Morgan Bronner, who finished 101st with a time of 24:14.9 in the 6K. Six spots behind Bronner was Kayla Wheeler, who clocked a time of 24:22.5 in the race. Sophomore Jamie Kasza also placed in the top half of finishers, with a time of 24:28.4 to place 117th.

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