Springfield, Mass. – The Geneseo track & field teams completed two days of competition at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships Friday. The women’s team placed eighth in the team standings and the men’s team finished 48th.
The women’s team crowned two champions and set a school record Friday. Junior Allison Hoh (Honeoye Falls/Honeoye Falls-Lima) won the 400-meter hurdles and set a school record in the 100-meter hurdles. Her winning time in the 400-meter hurdles was 61.62; she finished sixth in the 100-meter event with a time of 14.61 (the nation’s 21st-fastest time this spring).
Senior Cailin Kowalewski (Fredonia/Fredonia) won the 1,500-meter run in 4:31.14. That time ranks 11th nationally and fourth on Geneseo’s all-time list. Graduate student Alyssa Smith (Rochester/Brighton) was 18th in 4:43.86.
In the 800-meter run, sophomore Keira Wood (Lake Ronkonkoma/Sachem North) placed third with a time of 2:13.27 that’s Geneseo’s fourth-fastest ever and Division III’s eighth-fastest in 2013.
Three Knights competed in the women’s 5,000-meter run. Sophomore Joanna Castrogiovanni (Smithtown/West) led the way with a sixth-place finish in 17:55.28. Sophomore Cassie Goodman (Phelps/Midlakes) was 13th in 18:20.14 and junior Rebekah Steinke (Lima/Honeoye Falls-Lima) placed 14th in 18:22.07.
First year Ashton Hughes (Fairport/Fairport) finished 17th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase; her time of 11:39.04 is the program’s ninth-fastest ever.
On the men’s side, first year Cohen Miles-Rath (Cohocton/Wayland-Cohocton) placed sixth in the 5,000-meter run, finishing in 15:14.65.
Senior Alex Brimstein (Webster/Thomas) finished eighth in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 3:54.29.
Junior Liam Collins (Troy/Averill Park) took 23rd in the triple jump with a mark of 12.94 meters (42-5 1/2).
Sophomore Phil Longo (Dansville/Dansville) was 12th in the long jump, clearing 6.56 (21-6 3/4).