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Molina wins ECAC championship race

Molina wins ECAC championship race

THE FACTS
McDaniel finishes third
What:
ECAC championship in men's cross country action
When:
Saturday, Nov. 9
Where: Hudson Valley Sportsdome – Milton, N.Y.

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel placed third at the ECAC championship hosted at Hudson Valley Sportsdome, placing four runners in the top 16. The Green Terror scored 70 points.

THE LEADERS
Jacob Molina (Odenton, Md./Arundel) led the Green Terror with the individual title, crossing with a time of 27:28.0 to win by two seconds.

FOR THE FOES
• St. Joseph's (L.I.) won the team title with 62 points while NYU was second, just edging the Green Terror with 69 points.
• Brevard's Gavin Morgan was second individually, two seconds behind Molina.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Wyatt Farace (Owings Mills, Md./McDonogh) crossed eighth with a time of 28:25.7.
Collin Shriner (Frederick, Md./Oakdale) finished 14th with a time of 29:07.7.
• Shaun Thompson (Mt. Airy, Md./Glenelg) was 16th overall with a time of 29:15.5.
• Stephen Porembski (Eldersburg, Md./Archbishop Curley) finished 35th with a time of 30:22.5.
Evan Lowengrub (Washington, D.C./Woodrow Wilson) crossed 73rd with a time of 32:55.3.
Darien London (Essex, Md./Kenwood) out the Green Terror competitors in 99th with a time of 35:34.7.

THE INSIDE STORY
• A total of 117 runners competed at the 8,000-meter distance.
• Jacob Molina not only make it back-to-back individual champions for the Green Terror but also posted the all-time best mark on the course by more than two minutes.
• Wyatt Farace, Collin Shriner and Shaun Thompson now rank second, third and fourth on the course all-time for the Green Terror.
• Stephen Porembski's time is sixth all-time while Evan Lowengrub ranks seventh.
• Molina, Farace and Shriner earn All-ECAC honors by virtue of their top-15 finish.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at the NCAA Div. III Mideast regional championship hosted at Lehigh on Saturday. Action begins at 11 a.m.