Wade leads Morrisville State women to 7th place finish at CCOC’s

Wade leads Morrisville State women to 7th place finish at CCOC’s

GENEVA, N.Y. – Sophomore Raylene Wade (Red Creek, N.Y.) crossed the finish line in 15th overall position Saturday at the Cross Country Outdoor Championships held in Geneva, leading Morrisville State's women's cross country team to a seventh overall team finish.

Wade, the top finisher among North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) opponents, completed the 6K race in 25:20.7 among the field of 131 total competitors.

Maria Miner (Liverpool, N.Y.) crossed in 27:49.3 to score second for the Mustangs, posting an individual finish of 53rd, before Mikayla Solloway (Sherburne, N.Y.) finished a mere nine seconds later for a 56th individual finish with a time of 27:58.5.

Maura Conlon (Marcy, N.Y.) scored fourth for Morrisville State, finishing in 72nd, before Hillary Courtwright (Chittenango, N.Y.) rounded out the top five for the Mustangs with a 92nd overall finish.

Morrisville State returns to the courses next Saturday at Hamilton College before returning to Lancaster Bible on the 29th for the NEAC Championships.

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.