Cross Country Runs at Houghton College

Braxton Knapp (left) set a new personal best in the 8K on Saturday
Braxton Knapp (left) set a new personal best in the 8K on Saturday

HOUGHTON, N.Y. – The Keuka College Cross Country teams competed in the Houghton College Highlander Cross Country Invitational on Saturday.

In the Women's race, Keuka College finished in 16th place out of 16 teams with an average time of 29:08.9. The Keuka College Men's Cross Country team also finished in 16th place in a race field of 16 teams

Women's Race – 6K

Lead Wolf: Sophia Sheldon led Keuka College at Houghton on Saturday with a 100th place finish. She ran the Field of Dreams Cross Country Course in 28:04.3.

Rest of the Pack: 105. Kara Kowalski, 28:20.9

112. Paige Raulli, 29:10.4

115. Bethany Pendl, 29:35.7

124. Nicole Prindle, 30:32.9

125. Aubrey O'Connor, 30:45.2

128. Bayli Fugle, 30:57.4

129. Lauren Tyler, 31:21.9

131. Mariah Sergent, 31:37.7

135. Paige Wagner, 32:19.3

136. Emily Demko, 32:23.1

141. Michaela Martin, 33:31.6

143. Genevieve Giarrusso, 34:43.2

144. Kelli Bell, 36:36.8

145. Jessie Cecere, 36.55.3

Men's Race – 8K

Lead Wolf: The top runner for Keuka College on Saturday was Mack Ottens. The junior ran the 8K course in 31:09.3, finishing in 162nd place.

Rest of the Pack: 176. Braxton Knapp, 33:24.8

181. Brian Craig, 34:53.1

182. Colin Marchincin, 35:00.1

185. Max Crystal, 45:09.2

187. Daniel Lazzaro, 52:45.1

KC Notes:

  • Aubrey O'Connor and Bayli Fugle broke their personal bests in the 6K
  • Braxton Knapp set a new personal best in the 8K for the second straight race

Coming up for Keuka College: The Wolves return to action next weekend, running in the CCOC Championships, hosted by Hobart and William Smith. The race will take place at Seneca Lake State Park in Geneva.