Morrisville State's Jones Named NEAC Runner of the Week

Morrisville State's Peyton Jones
Morrisville State's Peyton Jones

LATHAM, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Morrisville State’s Peyton Jones as the NEAC men’s cross country Runner of the Week.

Peyton Jones (Friendsville, Pa.) led the Mustangs to their first team win of the season and collected his first collegiate victory at the Cazenovia College Homecoming Invitational. Jones traversed the 8k course in 28:0.9, which was over a minute ahead of second place in the 75-runner field. The freshman averaged 5:39 per mile, which more than 15 seconds faster than second place on average.

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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.