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Men 24th, Women 22nd at Regionals

UAlbany Sports Information   11-11-2016

BRONX, N.Y.—The University at Albany men and women’s cross country program competed in the Northeast Regional Championship on Friday in Van Cortlandt Park, the second time this season the Great Danes had run there. The men placed 24th overall as a team, while the women placed 22nd.

The meet started with the women’s 6K. The race held 37 schools with 250 competing athletes. Sophomore Cara Sherman was the first-finisher for UAlbany. She placed 91st overall with a time of 22:14.60. Freshman Hannah Reinhardt placed 106th in 22:22.10. Schuyler Pruyn ran a 22:43.20 for 135th place, followed by Hannah Smith in 141st with a time of 22:47.20. Nira Lovick placed 152nd in 22:54.10, Holly Machabee was 200th in 23:36.10, and Laura Nolan placed 201st with a time of 23:36.10.

Providence took the women’s title again, scoring 50 points, followed by Harvard in second with 71 points. Yale was third with 126 points and Dartmouth was fourth, earning 167 points. UAlbany scored 622 points for 22nd place.

The men’s 10K race followed shortly after. The race featured 35 teams and 245 competing athletes. Junior Ryan Udvadia was the front-runner for the Great Danes. He placed 95th in a time of 32:33.52. Tyler Ranke placed 117th in 32:48.96, followed by Jake Johnson in 133rd in 33:03.40, and Keith Machabee in 147th with a time of 33:21.16. Charles Ragone placed 157th in 33:29.72 5 and Calvin Butlak 171st in 33:40.53

Syracuse’s men placed first overall for the third year in a row with 29 points. Iona was second with 65 points, Dartmouth took third with 108 points, followed closely behind by Providence in fourth with 109 points.

With the season ending, the Great Danes will continue training for the indoor track season. Indoor will kick off with the RACC Classic Intrasquad Scrimmage in early December.


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