November 1, 2009

Rams Capture First-Ever Skyline Championship

Rams Capture First-Ever Skyline Championship

- Four Scoring Runners Finish in Top 10 -


Bronx, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State men's cross country team captured the 2009 Skyline Conference Championship today at Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, N.Y. The Rams finished with four runners in the top 10 and would take their first-ever title in a total time of 2:25:38.50, which was four minutes faster than the second place squad, Maritime College at 2:29:02.90.

Individually, sophomore Sean Tiernan (Staten Island, N.Y./Tottenville) led the team in 2nd place (28:04.10), while sophomore Sean Daly (Lindenhurst, N.Y./Lindenhurst) finished in 3rd (28:22.20) and junior Tim Flynn (Smithtown, N.Y./St. Anthony's) placed 4th (28:33.40). Sophomore Russell Darress (Lynbrook, N.Y./Lynbrook) was the fourth Ram to finish in the Top-10 (with a 10th place finish, 30:03.50) and sophomore Adam Sadler (South Hempstead, N.Y./Southside) rounded out the five scoring runners with a 15th place finish (30:35.30).

Tiernan, Daly and Flynn were named First Team All-Conference for their respective finishes in the race, while Darress was named Second Team All-Skyline.

Other notables

Eddie Lopez - 31:10.90 20, 20th place
Ben Vassallo - 31:28.30 26, 27th place

Team Results

1 Farmingdale State College - 34
   Total Time: 2:25:38.50
   Average: 29:07.70
2 Maritime College - 47
   Total Time: 2:29:02.90
   Average: 29:48.58
3 St. Joseph's College - 80
   Total Time: 2:32:50.60
   Average: 30:34.12
4 Bard College - 127
   Total Time: 2:38:51.00
   Average: 31:46.20
5 Purchase College - 148
   Total Time: 2:40:32.00
   Average: 32:06.40
6 The College of Mount Saint Vincent - 185
   Total Time: 2:51:33.30
   Average: 34:18.66
7 Yeshiva University - 191
   Total Time: 2:53:31.80
   Average: 34:42.36
8 Mount Saint Mary College - 193
   Total Time: 2:56:29.70
   Average: 35:17.94
9 Old Westbury - 244
   Total Time: 3:12:36.30
   Average: 38:31.26
10 NYU-Poly - 245
   Total Time: 3:13:28.90
   Average: 38:41.78

For complete results, click HERE

 

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