September 10, 2018

NAC Cross Country Honors (Week Ending 9/9/18)

 
 

MEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Osman Doorow, University of Maine-Farmington

(Sophomore - Lewiston, Maine )

Doorow won the Mariner Invitational with an impressive time of 16:11.2, five seconds ahead of the second place finisher. The NAC championship preview race had a field of 61 runners. Doorow lead the Beavers to a first place finish overall.

 

 

   

MEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK 

Anthony Pifari, Northern Vermont University-Lyndon


(Freshman - Littleton, NH)


Pifari finished 3rd in a field of 61 runners at Saturday's Mariner Invitational. He completed the 5K course in 16:58.9 - one of three runners under 17 minutes on the day.

   

WOMEN'S RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Julia Glisson, Husson University

(Junior - Merrimack, N.H.)

Glisson kicked into high gear for the final stretch of the Mariner Invitational on Saturday, to snatch second place by 0.3,  finishing with the best 5k time of the day for the Eagles in 21:48.7, pacing a 7:02 mile. Glisson helped her team take home first place at the meet.

 

   

WOMEN'S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Valentine Degiovanni, University of Maine-Presque Isle

(Freshman - Nice, France)

Degiovanno led the Mariner Invitational wire to wire over the 5k course on Saturday. Her time of 20:54 was an improvement of 1:42 over last week and was almost a minute ahead of Saturday's second place finisher. This was Degiovanni's second individual win in as many races to begin her cross country career at UMPI.

   

 

AROUND THE NAC

 

MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY

SUNY Canton ran to a third place finish at Castleton last weekend. Ben York led the men with a sixth place finish in the 8K (29:22).

UMaine-Farmington placed 5 runners in the top 20, including the race champion, to win the Mariner Invitational with a total of 49 points. 

Husson competed against six other schools at the Mariner Invitational. Zach Hartman captured third place in the 5k, running a speedy time of 17:20. His top time helped the Eagles tie for second in points, 55, while barely coming in third overall at the invite after the tiebreaker.

NVU-Johnson competed in the Vermont Tech Maple Syrup Invitational. 

NVU-Lyndon freshman Anthony Pifari and senior Ben Cornell both nabbed top ten finishes, coming in 3rd and 6th respectively at the Mariner Invitational.

Maine Maritime finished second at their own Mariner Invitational on Saturday, led by sophomore Aylen Wolf (Surry, Maine) who finished fourth out of 61 runners.

UMaine-Presque Isle placed 6th in the Mariner Invitational this past weekend in Belfast, Maine. Sophomore Nino Manzella was the top runner for the Owls finishing 15th with a time of 18:53. Soph Kyle Davis finished 19th and Senior Andrew Hunt followed in the 21st spot.

Thomas entered three individuals in the Mariner Invitational, with Olivia Wallace coming in 36th as their top finisher.

 

WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY

SUNY Canton ran to a third place finish at the Castleton Invitational last weekend. Madeline Hewitt crossed the line in seventh place in the 5K (23:44)

UMaine-Farmington took second place at the Mariner Invitational with 43 points with Julia Labbe leading the way for the Beavers.

Husson runner of the week Junior Julia Glisson lead the way for the Eagles, finishing in second place with a time of 21:48.7, pacing a 7:02 mile. Three Eagles finishing in the top-ten helped win the Mariner Invitational.

NVU-Johnson competed in the Vermont Tech Maple Syrup Invitational.

NVU-Lyndon finished fourth at the Mariner Invitational in Belfast, ME. Freshman Zosia Prince was Lyndon's top finisher, coming in 6th out of 48 runners.

Maine Maritime Academy finished fifth at the Mariner Invitational on Saturday, led by senior Sierra James (Campton, N.H.) who finished fourth overall.

UMaine-Presque Isle placed 3rd in the Mariner Invitational held in Belfast, Maine on Saturday. Freshman Valentine Degiovanni won her 2nd consecutive race with a time of 20:54. Frehman Irina Norkin finished 10th overall, Junior Emmy Churchill 16th and Sophomore Kendra Silvers 17th.

Thomas finished fourth at the Mariner Invitational on Sunday, with Jarrod Ottman finishing second.