MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State Men's and Women's Cross Country teams ran to 3rd and 4th place finishes respectively. Highlighting the teams' strong finishes were the individual wins by Byron Evans (Cazenovia, N.Y.) and Raylene Wade (Red Creek, N.Y.).
Evans paced the field in the men's 8k, posting a time of 27:36.0. Isaiah Evans (Cazenovia, N.Y.) and Justin DePue (Homer, N.Y.) also finished in the top 20 with times of 30:08.0 and 30:27.0.
Wade posted the best time in the women's 6k with a 25:38.0. Mikayla Solloway (Sherburne, N.Y.), Maria Miner (Liverpool, N.Y.), and Maura Conlon (Marcy, N.Y.) also finished in the top 20 to propel the Mustangs to the 4th place spot.
The men's and women's race first place sweep by Evans and Wade is the first in Morrisville Cross Country program.
The Mustangs will take a weekend off before taking on the CCOC Championships on Saturday, October 15.
Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2016 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2016 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.