Distance Runners Pace Knights at Ithaca Invitational

ITHACA, N.Y. - First-year Ezra Ruggles placed first in the mile and senior Justin Hoelzl grabbed first place in the 1,000 as the Knights' distance pair paced the team at Ithaca on Saturday. 

Hoelzl finished the 1000 in 2:34.05 while Ruggles placed first clocking a 4:18.54 mile. Senior Sam Napoli placed second in the 800 with a time of 1:57.13 as well. The Knights' distance medley relay team comprised of Hoelzl, first-year Peter Moller, junior Brendan Murphy and senior Sean McAneny finished in 10:28.78, qualifying for the Atlantic Regional later this season.

The Knights will race again on Friday, Feb. 7 at Brockport. 

GENESEO TOP FINISHERS

400
3. Sheridan 50.97

500
3. Goldzser 1:08.62

800
2. Napoli 1:57.13

1000
1. Hoelzl 2:34.05

Mile 
1. Ruggles 4:18.54

5000
5. Linares 15:51.85

4x400
4. Geneseo (Dwyer, D'Alfonso, Higgins, A. Andrews) 3:26.71

Pole Vault
4. Curran 4.40m

Long Jump
5. Hays 6.84m

DMR
1. Geneseo (Hoelzl, Moller, Murphy, McAneny) 10:28.78