Men’s Cross Country Team Wins HVMAC Championship, Stan Watson Named Coach of the Year

The Yeshiva University Men’s Cross Country team captured the 2010 Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference (HVMAC) Championship on Sunday, October, 24 at Purchase College. The Macs scored 35 points in the 8K race, 23 points ahead of the runner-up Cooper Union. Four of the five scorers for Yeshiva finished in the top 10, with the 5th scorer placing 13th.

At the top once again for the Macs was David Sweet, who finished the race in second place overall with a time of 28:46. Benjamin Joslin placed 4th overall in 29:33 and Samuel Cohenfinished 6th in 29:54. Adam Weiss rounded out the top 10 finishers with a 10th place, 31:27 effort. Oliver Sax placed 13th in 31:33 to give the Macs their 35 points.

Also finishing for the Macs was Yehuda Safier in 14th (31:40), Jonathan Mond in 19th (32:06),Natan Koloski in 21st (32:47), Marlon Danilewitz in 30th (35:36), and Zachary Jerusalem in 34th (36:58).

Also announced after the Championship was that head coach Stan Watson was named the Coach of the Year. He headed a team that won their first conference championship and had two runners of the week and a rookie of the week this year.

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