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Morrisville State men open season 7th overall at SUNYIT Invite

MARCY, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College men’s cross country team opened the 2013 season Saturday with a 7th place finish overall at the SUNYIT Short Course Invitational in Marcy.

Sophomore Anthony Ostuni (Liverpool, N.Y.) led the Mustang efforts with a 36th overall finish, crossing the line for the 6K race in 21:48, as Morrisville State compiled 227 scoring points.

Senior Ben Sargrad (Manlius, N.Y.) was second to score for Morrisville State, crossing in 40th position at 22:11, while newcomer Byron Evans (Cazenovia, N.Y.) was close behind in 46th position with a time of 22:47.

Shawn Okula (Medford, N.Y.) and Erick Faherty (Vernon, N.Y.) rounded out scoring, finishing in 22:53 and 23:42 respectively.

SUNY ESF won the 12 team invitational with 33 team points.

Morrisville State returns to the courses Saturday at Oswego.

Morrisville State College sets the world in motion for students. Curriculums are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology. Lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs, the college was named to the 2012 President’s Higher Community Service Honor Roll. Visit www.morrisville.edu to experience, Morrisville in motion.