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
|133||Barrett Celecki||Freshman||29:09.6||1|| SUNY Oneonta
|137||Stephen Paddock||Sophomore||29:15.2||2|| U. of Rochester
|143||Connor Butters||Sophomore||29:21.7||3|| Ithaca College
|200||Tyler Beattie||Freshman||30:54.1||4|| RPI
|209||Andrew Spagnuolo||Sophomore||31:19.2||5|| SUNY Geneseo
|212||Jon Wilmont||Sophomore||31:21.5||6|| SUNY Cortland
|250||Kevin Maas||Freshman||33:44.2||7|| SUNY Fredonia
|254||Adam Dunlap||Sophomore||34:43.0||8||Colgate University||215|
|259||Derek Hill||Freshman||35:31.2||9||Utica College||277|
|13||U. of Rochester Alumni||379|
|Full Race Results
||14||St. John Fisher College||442|
|16||Mohawk Valley CC||519|
|17||SUNY Institute of Tech.||527|
|20|| D'Youville College
|21|| Medaille College
|22|| Cazenovia College
|23|| Wells College
|24|| Hilbert College