No. 13 MXC Cruises In Meet of Champions Win
Courtesy: ICGaels.com  
Release: Saturday 09/21/2013

RIVERDALE, NY - The Iona College men's cross country team dominated the 19th Annual Br. Doyle Meet of Champions at Van Cortlandt Park finishing with five runners in the top 12, earning a first place finish in the team standings. Red shirt freshman Kieran Clements finished second individually to lead the Gaels.

In his Maroon & Gold cross country debut, Clements' 8k time of 25:32.01 was less than 30 seconds behind American International's Mike Biwott, the individual champion. Junior Jake Byrne finished fifth overall (25:38.72) as the Gaels' No. 2 scorer. Junior Michael O'Dowd and senior Daniel Clorley also earned top 10 times finishing in eighth (25:44.21) and 10th (25:51.48) respectively. Sophomore Otis Ubriaco was Iona's final scorer in 12th place 25:55.78.

With 37 points, the Gaels topped Northeast region rival Yale by 50 points. Navy was third (103), followed by Saint Joseph's (113) and Army (117) rounded out the Top 5.

The Maroon & Gold is back in action in two weeks at the Brooks Paul Short Invitational hosted by Lehigh University.

19th Annual Br. Paddy Doyle Meet of Champions
Riverdale, NY - Van Cortlandt Park
Sep. 21, 2013 - 8k

Top 15 Finishers
Pl.  Name               YR School            Finish
1.)  Mike Biwott        SO American Int'l  25:02.29
2.)  Kieran Clements    FR Iona College    25:32.01
3.)  Stephen Schroeder  SO Navy            25:33.46
4.)  Aaron Leskow       SR Saint Joseph's  25:35.46
5.)  Jake Byrne         JR Iona College    25:38.72
6.)  Kendall Ward       SR Army            25:42.39
7.)  Wesley Gallagher   SO Northeastern    25:43.15
8.)  Mike O'Dowd        SO Iona College    25:44.16
9.)  John Sweeney       JR Navy            25:44.21
10.) Daniel Clorley     SR Iona College    25:51.48
11.) John Chirchir      FR American Int'l  25:53.40
12.) Otis Ubriaco       SO Iona College    25:55.78
13.) Logan Mohn         JR Saint Joseph's  25:56.81
14.) Alexander Conner   SO Yale            25:57.51
15.) James Randon       FR Yale            25:57.51

Iona Finishers
Pl.   Name             YR  Finish
2.)   Kieran Clements  FR  25:32.01
5.)   Jake Byrne       JR  25:38.72
8.)   Mike O'Dowd      SO  25:44.16
10.)  Daniel Clorley   SR  25:51.48
12.)  Otis Ubriaco     SO  25:55.78
23.)  Chris Stogsdill  SR  26:14.70
31.)  Ethan Heywood    SO  26:25.63
139.) Andy Adamovics   FR  28:03.21

Team Scores
Pl.) Team          Score
1.)  Iona College     37
2.)  Yale             97
3.)  Navy            103
4.)  Saint Joseph's  113
5.)  Army            117
6.)  Brown           195
7.)  Northeastern    220
8.)  UMass Lowell    260
9.)  Fordham         284
10.) American Int'l  288
11.) Kent State      310
12.) Boston College  344
13.) Marist          363
14.) Adelphi         374
15.) Albany          379
16.) Quinnipiac      454
17.) Siena           468
18.) Manhattan       486
19.) Monroe College  603
20.) Valparaiso      621


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