Abebe & Kubat Named NEAC Runners of the Week

Lancaster Bible's Abenezer Abebe & SUNY Cobleskill's Ashley Kubat
Lancaster Bible's Abenezer Abebe & SUNY Cobleskill's Ashley Kubat

LATHAM, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Lancaster Bible College’s Abenezer Abebe and SUNY Cobleskill’s Ashley Kubat as the NEAC cross country Men’s and Women’s Runners of the Week.  

Abenezer Abebe (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) won the Steven A. Warde Invitational, which acted as a preview for the NEAC Championship later this season. The defending NEAC champion finished clocked a 26:34 for his second career win and fourth top-three finish.

Ashley Kubat (Sloansville, N.Y.) finished sixth at the Steven A. Warde Invitational, which was hosted by the Fighting Tigers. The sophomore was the top finisher for SUNY Cobleskill in a time of 26:17.22.

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