Cross Country

Men's Cross Country Finishes 1st at Green Mountain; Women Place 2nd

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011

The Hudson Valley Community College men's cross country team took first place and the women took second at the Green Mountain Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

Eric Young (Shaker/Latham) won the men's overall race with a time of 27:20. Adam Coolong (Saratoga Springs/Ballston Spa) finished closely behind Young in third place (28:24) and Nathan Clements (Mechanicville/Mechanicville) finished in tenth place (29:55). Hilary Crannage (Polytech/Alleghany) had her best finish on the year, placing second with a time of 22:09, and Amanda Slyer (Averill Park/Troy) finished eleventh with a time of 24:02.

Both cross country teams travel to the conference meet at Herkimer County Community College next Saturday, Oct. 22, at 10 a.m.