Farrell and Jones named to Skyline All-Conference First Team at Skyline Championship

Farrell and Jones named to Skyline All-Conference First Team at Skyline Championship

Sayville, NY-- The Sage Colleges' women's and men's cross country teams were in action on Sunday afternoon at the 2016 Skyline Conference Championships held at Broadway Avenue Park. Farmingdale State captured the women's team championship, while the Sage women finished in sixth place on Sunday.

Sage's women's team had two runners earn Skyline Conference First Team acclaim for their showings on Sunday as junior Shannon Farrell (Indian Lake, NY/Indian Lake Central) and rookie Amanda Jones (West Sand Lake, NY/Columbia) both finished in the top 7 in the race. Farrell, just missed garnering the Rookie of the Year award as she was edged at the finish by Briana Broccoli of USMMA, who took second just ahead of Farrell's third place finish in third place in 24:53.37. Jones posted a time of 25:18.53 and took home sixth place.

Over the course of the 2016 season, Farrell, who is a first-time runner having played for Sage's women's lacrosse team previously in 2015, has been the top Gator runner at every single meet this fall.

Sophomore Sagan Leggett (Valatie, NY/Ichabod Crane) posted a time 27:54.35 and picked up 30th place, while Lauren Belfast (Ilion, NY/Ilion) picked up 37th in 28:18.56. Sophomore Julia Skoda (Philmont, NY/Taconic Hills) finished 69th in a time of 32:35.59, while rookie Joanna Tavolaro (Broadalbin, NY/Broadalbin Perth) recorded a time of 34:16.81 and took 71st.  Senior Melissa Grimaldi (Nassau, NY/Columbia) rounded out the runners with her time of35:14.58 and finished in 91st place.

Women's Team Standings

1. Farmingdale State, 51

2. Mount Saint Mary, 82

3. St. Joseph's-L.I., 86

4. USMMA, 94

5. Sarah Lawrence, 103

6. Sage, 104

7. Yeshiva, 217

8. Maritime, 247

9. Purchase, 262

10. Mount Saint Vincent, 277

11. Old Westbury, 304

12. St. Joseph's-Brooklyn, 331

 

Skyline Conference First Team

Erin MacDonell, St. Joseph's-L.I.

Briana Broccoli, USMMA

Shannon Farrell, Sage

Nicole Franz, Farmingdale State

Lauramae Cocchi, Mount Saint Vincent

Amanda Jones, Sage

Molly Walsh, Sarah Lawrence

 

Skyline Conference Second Team

Sophia Tucker, USMMA

Nicole Ferguson, Farmingdale State

Erin Lettieri, Farmingdale State

Erica Bavaro, Farmingdale State

Kelly Roberts, St. Joseph's-L.I.

Christine Brown, Mount Saint Mary

Tara Kelly, Mount Saint Mary

 

Runner of the Year: Erin MacDonell, St. Joseph's-L.I.

Rookie of the Year: Briana Broccoli, USMMA

Coach of the Year: Daniela Georgieva, Farmingdale State

The Gators close the 2016 season on Saturday, November 12 when they compete at the NCAA Division III East Regionals at Rowan University (Glassboro, NJ).

 
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