Mohawk Fares Well in CCAA Cross Country

The Mohawk College men’s team finished in fifth place at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Cross Country Nationals in King City Saturday (Nov. 10).

The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association gold medallist Kyle Rooke, of Mohawk, finished seventh overall to lead the Mountaineer contingent, as he was timed in 28:27.

Mohawk’s Fred Muriu and Jason LaPorta were given the same time of 29:13 and placed 18th and 19th respectively. They may take another look at both runners times.

Matthew Travaglini of SAIT in Alberta took the individual title, clocked in 26:19.

Other Mohawk results in the eight km race:

Carter Rudge-94th in 32:51
Josh Boisvert-106th in 35:57
Dermott Shepherd-107th in 36:03

The men’s team winner was St. Clair.

On the women’s side, Sofia Nowicki of Lethbridge Alberta won the 6K event in 23:32.

Mohawk’s Kaitlyn Pansegrau finished 11th in 24:41. She paced her college team which finished ninth. Fanshawe took the women’s team title.

Other Mohawk results:

Ashley Lof-32nd in 26:02
Hannah Sukkau-44th in 26:34
Katarina Balmazan-110th in 31:11
Polina Galevskaia-116th in 35:50
Miranda Bos- 117th in 36:10

Source: Al Craig

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