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FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, October 19, 2019
The Hudson Valley men's and women's cross country programs competed in the Mountain Valley Conference Championship meet on Saturday morning in Herkimer, NY. The women's program claimed the conference championship for the second consecutive year.
The women's team was led by the Mountain Valley Conference individual champion, McKenzie Ryan. Ryan won the 5K race and posted a final time of 21:09. All six of the Vikings runners placed inside the top-15.
Anna Clarke placed fourth and posted a time of 23:27. Clarke was followed closely by Ashley Martinez and Michaela Troy. Martinez finished fifth with a time of 25:12 and Troy crossed the line in sixth place with a time of 25:33.
The men's cross country team just missed winning back-to-back conference championships by one point. The men's program placed second in the overall standings and were led by Joseph Degiorgio, who finished the four-mile race in second place with a time of 23:27.
The cross county programs will compete in the NJCAA Region 3 Championships on Saturday, Oct. 26 at Finger Lakes Community College.