Cymerman leads St. Lawrence to fifth team title in a row this season
Seventh-ranked St. Lawrence had its streak of individual championships snapped at the New York State Collegiate Track and Field Conference Championships at Center Park in Fairport on Saturday, but ran its team streak to five consecutive titles with a lopsided victory.
The Saints placed all five scorers in the top seven finishers and ran away from the 12 team field, beating runner-up Ithaca by 65 points for the team title. The Saints finished with 23 points, while Ithaca second with 88, followed by RPI with 92 and No. 31 Rochester with 93.
Junior Amy Cymerman was the top Saint finisher, second overall in 22:33.94. Lauren Norton of Rochester snapped the Saint streak of four consecutive individual champions with a win in 22:18.01.
Cymerman was joined in the top seven by Ella Martin, who was third (22:45.93), Margaret MacDonald in fifth (23:10.58), Ariel Beccia in sixth (23:15.06) and Caroline Raue, who finished seventh (23:16.11). Only 42 seconds separated the Saint fifth finisher from first.
Jackie Lemme finished 10th in 23:37.13 and Lizzie Edwards was 11th in 23:38.95 to complete the Saint top seven.
Other finishers for SLU included Anne Martino, 17th in 23:52.02, Anna Rabideau, 27th in 24:16.30, Kelsey Leder, who was 45th in 24:58.38 and Toria Koutras, 49th in the 141 runner field in 25:07.08. Andrea Maynard finished 91st, Jenny VanOoyen 92nd and Katie Mannix was 116th.