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Men’s Cross Country Wins 2016 Skyline Championship! Five Mariners Earn All-Conference

Men’s Cross Country Wins 2016 Skyline Championship! Five Mariners Earn All-Conference

Daniel Caceres

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SAYVILLE, N.Y. (Oct. 30, 2016) – The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's cross country team won the 2016 Skyline Conference Championship Meet on Saturday! Head coach David Lawrence Jr.'s squad came in first place with a total of 39 points, which was the fewest out of the 10-team field. Hosts St. Joseph's of Long Island came in second place with a team score of 68 points in the event, which was held at the Broadway Avenue Park out in Suffolk County.

The championship was the Mariners' first since they won the Skyline back in 2006.
 
Sophomore Connor Cole (Alpharetta, Ga.) was the Individual Skyline Champion, as he led all runners in the 8K race with a time of 27:16 – earning him All-Skyline First Team accolades. Cole is also crowned as the Skyline Most Outstanding Runner with the first-place finish.
 
Senior Daniel Wolfer (Hebron, Ky.) also landed on the First Team (Top-7 Finish) after he crossed the finish line in fourth place in 27:27.99.
 
Three other Mariners garnered All-Skyline Second Team accolades with Top-14 finishes – senior Cameron Green (Lancaster, Calif.) placed ninth with a time of 28:36.99, junior Austin MacElrevey (Lewes, Del.) came in 12th place in 28:51.90 and senior Conor McWeeney (Lake Oswego, Ore.) was right behind him in 13th place with a time of 28:55.98 to close out the Mariners' scoring in the meet.
 
Below are the complete results for the Mariners from the Championship Meet.

Up next, the Mariners will take part in the ECAC Championship Meet next Saturday, Nov. 5. The event will take place in Milton, N.Y. at the Hudson Valley Sports Dome. For more information on the ECAC Championships, follow this link.

Men's 8K Race
Pl.           Name                                    Time
1             Connor Cole                           27:16.14
4             Daniel Wolfer                         27:27.99
9             Cameron Green                      28:36.99
12            Austin MacElrevey                  28:51.90
13            Conor McWeeney                  28:55.98
19            John Robertson                     29:30.87
27            James Gunderson                  29:47.50
28            Michael Dobkowski                29:59.19
33            Joshua Sappington                30:23.10
48            Rob Beardsley                      31:51.55
51            Jeff Attardi                           32:14.50
58            Daniel Caceres                       33:13.48

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