ONEONTA, N.Y.-- Senior John Longo strolled past the finish line in a time of 19:39 as the overall collegiate champion as SUNY Oneonta rolled past the competition to claim the Early Bird Invitational. The Red Dragons ran across with the next 10 finishers en route to recording a perfect score of 15 points in its opening meet of the 2012 season. Second place Oswego came in a distant second place with 73 points.

Rounding out the top-seven runners for Oneonta Saturday was Ben Reynolds, Andrew Bohunicky, Mike Didas, Donato Geraci, Jim Bernstein, and Conor Murphy.

Of the top 14 collegiate finishers in the race, Oneonta claimed 13. They all finished under 21 minutes for the 6-kilometer race.