Blue Knights Compete At RIT Track & Field Meet

Rochester, N.Y. – The Geneseo men’s track & field team competed at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Early Season Open Thursday. No team scores were kept at the event.

Sophomore Ryan Moynihan (Geneseo/Geneseo) recorded the Blue Knights’ top performance, winning the 5,000-meter run in a time of 15:38.93.  Geneseo posted second runner-up showings: junior Tony George (West Seneca/West Seneca West) took second in the 1,000-meter run (2:36.22) and junior Jake Pasanen (Troy/Averill Park) cleared 4.10 meters in the pole vault.

Sophomore Billy Gabriel (Syracuse/West Genesee) finished third in the mile run (4:30.08) and junior Nathan DeBouver (West Hurley/Onteora) placed fourth in the 1,000-meter run (2:37.38). Sophomore Phil Longo (Dansville/Dansville) collected two top-10 finishes, taking fourth in the long jump (6.34 meters) and eighth in the high jump (1.83 meters). Senior Brendan Murphy (Katonah/Iona Prep) was fourth in the shot put (13.13 meters) and sophomore Luke Taverne (Vernon/Westmoreland) finished fifth in the high jump (1.88 meters).

In the 400-meter dash, freshman Andrew Hayes (Hamburg/St. Francis) placed fifth (53.45) and freshman Nicholas Posimato (Centereach/Centereach) posted a fifth-place time of 7.35 in the 60-meter dash. Senior Nicholas Hoffman (Williamsville/Williamsville South) was seventh in the 60 hurdles (9.25) and junior Liam Collins (Troy/Averill Park) recorded the Blue Knights’ other two top-10 finishes; he was sixth in the triple jump (12.90 meters) and seventh in the 200-meter dash (24.13).

The Blue Knights are idle until competing at the Spire Invitational Jan. 19.

Complete results