ECAC Selects Raya As DIII Metro Rookie Of The Month

ECAC Selects Raya As DIII Metro Rookie Of The Month

KINGS POINT, N.Y. (Oct. 3, 2019) – On Thursday, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced September's monthly award winners for women's cross country and USMMA freshman Sayra Raya (Wasco, Calif.) was named the Division III Metro Rookie of the Month. 

Raya was named the Skyline Runner of the Week as a freshman after both races so far this season. She was the only runner to finish in under 16 minutes to win the season-opening St. Joseph's-L.I. Friends and Alumni Meet 4K at 15:51.1. She then followed that up by placing ahead of many Division I and Division II runners to come in ninth in the NYIT Invitational with a 5k time of 20:39.13. 

For the complete release from the ECAC, click here

The Mariners are back in action this Saturday, Oct. 5, when they compete in the 12th Annual MSMC Knight Invitational up at the Hudson Valley Sportsdome in Milton, N.Y., hosted by fellow Skyline Conference school Mount St. Mary. The women's 6K race is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. 

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