The New Paltz cross country team traveled to Connecticut College in New London, CT on Saturday to compete in the spring season Silfen Track & Field Invitational.
Sophomore Joe Gentsch provided the best finish of the day as he placed second in the 1500 meters in a time of 4:10.12. Dan Caruso (4:38.85), Doug Templeton (4:43.30) and Robert Webster (4:50.12) also competed in the event. First year Dexter Larson took 11th in the 5000 meters in a time of 17:03.38 and Mike Zelensky finished in 18:31.93. Gentsch anchored the 4×800 meter relay of Caruso, Webster and Templeton for a time of 9:00.75.
On the women’s side, Olga Stulov finished seventh in the 1500 meters in 5:15.88, Lori Brown took 12th (5:21.52) and Danielle Harmon crossed 14th (5:23.02). The trio teamed with Alex Berenis in the 4×800 relay and finished in a time of 10:31.80. First year Kristina Rolla clocked a 1:07.83 in the 400 meters and Joanna Goldfarb ran the 800 meters in 2:46.74.