SUNY Geneseo Track And Field Compete at SUNYACS

CORTLAND – The SUNY Geneseo Track and Field team competed at SUNYACS this weekend, taking place at SUNY Cortland. The team competed very well, with the Women winning the title, and the Men taking second. The meet started off on Friday with a bang. Alexa Wandy and Camille Wutz took first, and third in the Women’s Long Jump respectively. Wandy came back on Saturday to win the Women’s Triple jump. "Both teams performed extremely well, and had … [Read more...]

SUNY Geneseo Indoor Track And Field Wraps Up Nationals With Titles

Naperville, IL - The SUNY Geneseo Indoor Track and Field team continued day 2 of the D3 National Meet at North Central College with more hardware. Coming away from day 1 with an impressive haul, the athletes were not complacent. Senior Alexa Wandy came back after winning the Women's Long Jump yesterday, only to claim the Triple Jump National title as well. Wandy won the event with a jump of 12.64 meters Issac Garcia-Cassani added to the … [Read more...]

SUNY Geneseo Indoor Track And Field Sweep SUNYACS

BROCKPORT — The SUNY Geneseo Indoor Track and Field team competed at SUNY Brockport this past weekend for the SUNYAC Championships. The teams, for the first time since 2006, swept the SUNYAC Championships. "Those who competed, and those who did not all had a part," said Assistant Coach Dan Moore. "The cheering squad provided much hype and motivation. Each event built on the next. They rode the momentum all the way to the end." Friday night … [Read more...]

SUNY Geneseo Indoor Track And Field Preps For SUNYACS With More Records

BROCKPORT — The SUNY Geneseo Track and Field team competed one last time before SUNYACS at SUNY Brockport. The team put up solid performances a week out from the conference meet, securing that they are a force to be reckoned with. "Both teams are in a great spot to hit their best marks of the season," said Assistant Coach Dan Moore. "There were some season, and lifetime bests today, which is a great indication of what's to come next … [Read more...]

Livonia Turkey Trot Brings Stellar Turnout

LIVONIA – The 5th Annual Livonia Turkey Trot was held Thursday, November 27 at the Livonia Central School parking lot. The Thanksgiving Race debuted it's new chip timing system, along with it's USATF course length certification of 3.4 miles. Clarissa Hensler of Livonia took the women's victory, while I was lucky enough to grab the men's overall win. The race also featured 7-year-old Catherine Staley of Geneseo, who previously stole the hearts … [Read more...]

SUNY Knights Race to Nationals

GENESEE VALLEY PARK — SUNY Geneseo's Men's and Women's Cross Country teams both took home second place finishes at the D3 Atlantic Regional race Saturday. With this win, both the men's and women's teams punched their ticket to the NCAA D3 National meet, to be held in Mason Ohio. This is the teams 12th consecutive trip to the National meet. The men's team came second only to St. Lawrence, who scored 63 points in the race to Geneseo's 115. … [Read more...]

Geneseo Trio Race Series Continues to Grow

GENESEO – Freshly finished with the Geneseo Trio, we looked to discover how it has grown, and where it goes from here. The Trio is a series of 5000 meter road races, with one being an option of a half marathon. People who run all 3 are in contention to win an overall prize at the end if they come out on top. "Each race brings people to town which is always a boost to local businesses ," Benjamin Gajewski, Director of the Oak Tree Half said. … [Read more...]

SUNY Geneseo XC Sweeps in Ohio

OBERLIN — The SUNY Geneseo Cross Country teams traveled to Oberlin, Ohio this weekend to compete in the Oberlin Invitational. The Men's team won the varsity race, scoring a low 88 points. The Women's team won their varsity race as well, scoring an impressive 54 points. "We've had a pretty tough few weeks coming in," Senior Cohen Miles-Rath said of the race. "We're really looking forward to championship season, where we can really show … [Read more...]

SUNY Geneseo Alum Melissa Johnson- White Finishes 9th At Chicago

CHICAGO — SUNY Geneseo had a second great appearance today in Chicago, as alumni Melissa Johnson-White took 9th place among women finishers, with a time of 2:34:19. This time secured White the "A" standard for the Olympic Marathon Trials, being held in February 2016. The Trials will be held in Los Angeles to determine who will represent the USA in the 2016 games. The race was won by Rita Jeptoo of Kenya, in a time of 2:24:35 White runs … [Read more...]

SUNY Geneseo Alum Tim Chichester Places 34th at Chicago Marathon

CHICAGO — SUNY Geneseo alumni Tim Chichester ran the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon this morning. Chichester, a native of Mount Morris, finished the race in a time of 2:21:03,  earning him 34th place overall. The race was won by Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya, in a time of 2:04:11. Chichester is a highly decorated runner, with numerous accolades. He ran the Boston Marathon in 2012, finishing 11th overall, and placed second American … [Read more...]