Men's Cross Country Opens Season With Win At St. John Fisher Invitational

PITTSFORD, N.Y. – SUNY Geneseo first-year Nick Andrews finished second out of 100 runners to lead the Knights to a first-place finish at the St. John Fisher Terry Rodenbeck Invitational, Friday. 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • Andrews covered the 6,000-meter course in a time of 19:53.0, less than 11 seconds behind overall winner Aleksei Bingham from RIT.
  • Three more Knights finished among the next four finishers. First-year Henry Goca crossed fourth (20:18.4), first-year Ezra Ruggles placed fifth (20:24.1) and first-year Logan Linares ended up sixth (20:25.9)
  • Geneseo placed five runners in the top 11 for a winning score of 27 points to out-distance runner-up RIT (33) and third-place Nazareth (91) in the nine-team field.

TOP GENESEO FINISHERS
2. Nick Andrews 19:53.0
4. Henry Goca 2018.4
5. Ezra Ruggles 20:24.1
6. Logan Linares 20:25.9
11. Zachary Gauronski 20:40.2
13. Gabriel Stash 20:43.8
20. Liam Higgins 20:59.3 

TEAM SCORES
1. Geneseo 27
2. RIT 33
3. Nazareth 91
4. St. John Fisher 119
5. Rochester 140
6. Houghton 151
7. Alfred State 222
8. Alfred 231
9. Corning C.C. 281 

WHAT'S NEXT

Geneseo competes at the Rochester Yellowjacket Invitational on Saturday (Sept. 14) at 11:00 a.m.