Sept. 27: Sophomores Dan Ramsey and Jeremy Mwenda each logged top-10 finishes on Saturday at the 17th Annual Ronald C. Hoffmann Invitational, leading St. Lawrence to a 3rd place finish overall in their home meet, which also served as this year's Atlantic Pre-Regional.
Ramsey finished in sixth place overall out of 250 competitors with a time of 25:35, while Mwenda was three spots back in ninth (25:51). Hamilton's Peter Kosgei won the men's 8k race by almost 19 seconds ahead of Cortland's Shamus Nally with a time of 25:02.
Junior co-captain Terrence Fox was the Saints' third finisher in 26:20, followed by fellow classmate Jacob Malcomb (23rd, 26:30) and senior Mark Burnham (29th, 26:37). First year student Steve Kiplagat (26:49) and sophomore Chris Funch (26:50) rounded out St. Lawrence's scoring with 36th and 37th place finishes, respectively.
The Saints' top seven finished with a total of 81 points, 17 behind the 2008 team champions, Geneseo State (64). Cortland finished three points behind the Blue Knights with 67 points.
Junior Jeremy Beaudette (49th, 27:07), first year Seth Jackson (50th, 27:07), sophomore Brandon Kenny (56th, 27:16) and junior Geoff Millard (62nd, 27:25) narrowly missed out on the team's top-seven, while rookies Mike Fox (66th, 27:32) and Matthew Spicer (68th, 27:35), senior Will Manning (75th, 27:40) and first year Andrew Sargrad (88th, 27:56) followed.