Freshmen Mackenzie Robinson, ran the finest race of her young career Saturday, to led the Oswego girls cross country team, to a strong team performance at the 44th Annual McQuaid Invitational.
Robinson’s outstanding personal best time of 20:18, over the challenging Genesee Valley Park course in Rochester, earned her 10th place overall in the Sophomore Championship Race, in a field of 54 schools andÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â over 300 runners.
Sophomore Lexi Gillard, continued her rapid improvement, with a personal best clocking of 21:56 in the race, with sophomore Kaitlyn Holloway following with a personal best time of 24:13.
Junior standouts Bridgette Auyer (22:36) and Brittany Ross (22:53), were the top finishers for the Lady Bucs in the varsity race, with both turning in season best performances over the fast Genesee Valley course. Senior Emily Llloyd, coming back strong from illness, earned a season best for Oswego, followed by senior Amy Wilcox, who shattered her previous best by over a minute, with a fine time of 24:19. Other personal bestsÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â for Oswego were earned by Brandy Earl, turning in a improvement of over 40 seconds, Danielle Posillipo, and Rachael Demling.
Shandelle Tetro ran a season best for the Lady Bucs, with other strong efforts being turned in by Jenna Delaney, Ann Taverni, Samantha Holloway, and Marycate Rice.
“The girls are doing a fine job” said Coach Jim McCaul “They are working very hard and seeing the results of their efforts”.
Oswego will return to action on Wednesday, traveling to Manlius for a 4:30 p.m. league matchup, to compete against the Lady Hornets of Fayetteville Manlius, reigning national champions the past two years, who are currently ranked number one in the country and seeking their third nationalÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â title this fall.