CAA Cross Country Weekly Awards – September 13

CAA Cross Country Weekly Awards – September 13

RICHMOND, Virginia (September 13, 2022) –A pair of Stony Brook student-athletes won the Colonial Athletic Association‘s weekly Cross Country awards, thanks to their performances last Friday. Fiona McLoughlin was named CAA Female Runner of the Week and Robert Becker was named CAA Male Runner of the Week.

Fiona McLoughlin, Stony Brook
junior | Dix Hills, NY / Commack HS

McLoughlin recorded his second top 10 finish in as many weeks, placing sixth overall at the Friar Invitational on Friday. The junior posted a time of 17:51.39 over the 5k course to lead the Seawolves field and record the best time in the conference this week.

Robert Becker, Stony Brook
Graduate | Hurley, NY / Kingston HS

Becker picked up his second straight individual win to start the 2022 season, crossing the finish line in first place at the Friar Invitational. The grad student won the 8k race in 23:30.95 to lead Stony Brook to the team title at the event.

Notes on women
Hofstra opened the season at the LIU Fall Festival, with three riders finishing in the event’s top 10. Sophia Masciarelli led the way, placing third in 19:11.42 … UNCW won the team title in his home invitation as junior Kendall Hobbs won his first collegiate race, posting a time of 18:27.61…Nicole Garcia (18:05.87) and Grace Weigele (18:13.35) joined McLoughlin with top-10 finishes like stony stream ranked third in the team standings at the Friar Invitational.

Notes for men
Hofstra started the 2022 season at the LIU Fall Festival and rookie Abraham Longosiwa picked up an individual win (24:47.71) in his college debut… UNCW placed five riders in the top 10 during his home invitation to win the team title. Luke Kiziah paced the Seahawks, finishing second in the 5k race with a time of 15:38.83… stony stream won its second straight tag team title, marking the first time the Seawolves have won back-to-back events since 2019.

Female runner of the week
September 6: Leandra Lorenz, Elon
September 13: Fiona McLoughlin, Stony Brook

Male runner of the week
September 6: Alexander Korczynski, North East
September 13: Robert Becker, Stony Brook

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