Pollinger, Langley Net All-NEAC Honors at NEAC’s

Senior Alex Pollinger (left) and sophomore Josh Langley (center) earned third-team All-NEAC honors during Saturday's NEAC championship meet.
Senior Alex Pollinger (left) and sophomore Josh Langley (center) earned third-team All-NEAC honors during Saturday's NEAC championship meet.

The Keuka College men's cross country team closed the season during Saturday's annual North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) championships at Kenilworth Park in Washington, D.C.

Senior Alex Pollinger (Arkport, N.Y./Arkport) and sophomore Josh Langley (Watkins Glen, N.Y./Watkins Glen) each earned third-team All-NEAC after finishing among the top 21 student-athletes.

Pollinger raced the eight-kilometer course in a time of 29 minutes and 29 seconds to place 19th among scoring runners, while Langley was 20th with a time of 29:31.

This is the second time Langley has earned All-NEAC honors, and the first time Pollinger has earned All-NEAC honors.

The Green and Gold scored 200 points to place seventh out of 11 teams.

SUNY Polytechnic (formerly SUNYIT) placed four runners in the top 10 and won the team title with 36 points. SUNY Cobleskill was second with 83 points, followed by Penn State-Abington (86), Morrisville State (86), Penn State-Berks (148), Gallaudet (181), Keuka, Cazenovia College (211), Penn College (226), Wells College (246) and Lancaster Bible College (252).

Alex Kane (Abington) won the individual title by 14 seconds over Jordan Sirtoli (SUNY Polytechnic).

Freshman Cliff Stevens (Ballston Spa, N.Y./Ballston Spa) was 39th with a time of 31:50, freshman Trevor Alton (Hannibal, N.Y./Hannibal) was 60th with a time of 36:33, and senior John Bourgeois (Rochester, N.Y./Irondequoit) ran in 36:42 to place 62nd.

The event drew 83 runners from 11 schools.