Cross Country Goes the Distance

September 22, 2011 Kate Blessing 0

The SUNY New Paltz Cross Country has started their race toward conference glory successfully, with both men and women performing well at the Vassar and New Paltz Invitationals. Most recently the men’s team took third place out of five at the New Paltz Invitational; the women’s team swept first place. “My goals for the season are to finish the women’s team in the top four in the conference as well as top 10 in the region and the men’s team in the top six in the conference and top 20 in the region,” said Head Coach Michael Trunkes. The team has adjusted to harder workouts as their goals become more ambitious. Early on they are moving up the ranks and accomplishing ambitious goals. “We began by beating Oneonta for the first time in history at our first home invitational. This moved us up in the rankings a lot. They’re top 10 in the region so beating them was a big step for us,” […]