VanDemortel, Godfrey Repeat as NEAC Cross Country Weekly Selections

VanDemortel, Godfrey Repeat as NEAC Cross Country Weekly Selections

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Dillon VanDemortel and Madeline Godfrey as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in men’s cross country and women’s cross country for the week ending Sept. 9.

Dillon VanDemortel (Newark, N.Y.) from SUNY Cobleskill has been selected as the NEAC Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for the second-straight week. The Fighting Tigers’ freshman won his third consecutive race of the season with a first-place finish at the SUNY Cobleskill Steven A. Warde Invitational. VanDemortel set a new course record by completing the race in 26:59.23 and helped his team place second among nine teams.

Madeline Godfrey (Fort Edward, N.Y.) from Cazenovia College repeats as NEAC Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week after a top-three finish at the SUNY Cobleskill Steven A. Warde Invitational over the weekend. The Wildcats’ sophomore placed third in a field of 44 runners with a time of 20:38.8. Godfrey’s performance led the Cazenovia women to a fourth-place team finish.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has 12 NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Cazenovia College, College of Saint Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, Morrisville State, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, and Wells College. Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (W Lacrosse), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse), Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf), and Wilson College (M Volleyball). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sport of men’s tennis and with the Colonial State Athletic Conference in the sport of Field Hockey. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.