MEN’S AND WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY SLATED NO. 7 AND NO. 8 IN ECC PRESEASON POLLS
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y.
– The Dowling College men’s and women’s cross country teams were voted No. 7 and No. 8 respectively in the East Coast Conference Preseason Poll by the conference coaches. Seniors, Joseph Lasher (Seaford, N.Y.) from LIU Post and Gladys Kimutai (Eldama Ravime, Kenya) from New York Institute of Technology, were named the ECC Preseason Runners of the Year for their respective gender.
Last season, the men placed fifth in the ECC Championship Race with Scott Litts
turning in a team best time of 24:44.38 and a 5th place overall finish earning him a spot on the ECC All-Conference First Team. On the women’s side, senior Alyssa Liguori
paced the Golden Lions to a third place finish with a time of 18:36.86 earning ECC All-Conference First Team honors.