Women's Cross Country Honored By The SUNYAC

GENESEO, N.Y. – Three members of the SUNY Geneseo women's cross country program were honored by the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC), Wednesday, as the league announced is postseason awards. 

Junior Elise Ramirez was named the Runner of the Year, while first-year Carissa DiTullio was named Co-Rookie of the Year and Dan Moore was named the Coach of the Year. 

Ramirez won the individual title at the SUNYAC Championships (Oct. 28) to lead the Knights to their seventh-consecutive team victory while marking the seventh year a Geneseo runner won the race. She also finished runner-up at the NCAA Division III Atlantic Region Championship (Nov. 11) as the Knights won their third-straight title earlier this month. Ramirez capped the year with a 46th-place finish at the NCAA Division III Championships (Nov. 18) as Geneseo placed sixth out of 32 teams for the program's fourth-straight top-six showing. 

DiTullio enjoyed a strong rookie campaign with the Knights that included a seventh-place effort at the SUNYAC Cross Country Championships as well as a 19th-place showing at the NCAA Division III Atlantic Regionals. Her season also included a first-place effort at the Oswego Invitational (Sept. 16) and a third-place showing at the Brockport Early Season Short Course meet (Sept. 1) in her first collegiate competition. 

Moore was voted the conference's top coach for the third year in a row while also being tabbed the Atlantic Region Coach of the Year for the third-straight time since taking over the program in 2015. Under his watch, Fernandez, DiTullio, senior Kristen Homeyer, junior Allison Fernandez, sophomores Dana Cebulski, Annibell Coolican and Genny Corcoran all landed All-Atlantic Region honors while also joining sophomore Taylor Rettig on the All-SUNYAC team.