|Pittsfield's Babineau Leads MCLA Men to Second-Place|
|10:51AM / Sunday, October 02, 2022|
GUILDERLAND, N.Y. -- The MCLA men's cross country team competed Saturday at the Panther Open hosted by the Albany College of Pharmacy Health and Sciences at Tawasentha Park.
Saint Rose won the team competition with 33 points; MCLA placed second with 58 points and Vermont Tech finished third with 59 points.
Saint Rose sophomore Matthew Waruch won the individual title with an 8k time of 32:00.0 edging out the next four finishers by less than 5 seconds. MCLA sophomore David Babineau of Pittsfield led the way for the Trailblazers finish in sixth place with a time of 32:51.3.
MCLA will next race in a dual meet at the James Early Invitational hosted by Westfield State University next Saturday at Stanley Park.
Women's Cross Country
GUILDERLAND, N.Y. -- The MCLA women placed third at the Panther open behind a sixth-place finish from Kristie Zator, who finished in 29:57.5.
Russell Sage's Elizabeth Ingellis won the 6-kilometer event in 27:18.8. Saint Rose won the team title.
BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. -- Hoosac Valley gradaute Jacob Richardson scored in the 32nd minute, and Mount Greylock grad Sam Edge stopped three shots Friday as MCLA earned a 1-0 win at Mass Maritime.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- Savanna Amaral scored to erase a one-goal deficit and send the MCLA women on to a 1-1 tie against Mass Maritime on Saturday.
MCLA keeper Jillian Currier stopped 12 shots as the team improved to 1-5-2 this fall.
MCLA travels to Utica on Wednesday.
SARATOGA SPRINGS. N.Y. -- Skidmore took both ends of a double-header from MCLA on Saturday.
Chloe Garber had 13 kills and 20 digs in a four-set loss in the opener. She had eight kills and nine digs to lead the Trailblazers in the nightcap.
MCLA (9-5) is home on Wednesday against Albertus Magnus.