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A Leg Up For YU Runners

A Leg Up For YU Runners

The men’s and women’s cross-country teams from Yeshiva University and Stern College legged out some top finishes in recent weeks.

At the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, held at the Hudson Valley Sportsdome in upstate Milton, the men’s cross-country team won the championship for the fifth consecutive year, placing five runners among the top eight finishers. The Maccabees were led by Dov Levine, below left, who finished in second place with a time of 30:09 over the hilly 8-kilometer course.

The men’s team also finished third at the Skyline Conference championship in Milton, and at the CCNY Collegiate Classic in Van Cortlandt Park.

The Stern College team, paced by Stephanie Greenberg, near left, finished third at the HVIAC championship at the Hudson Valley Sportsdome.

Stephen Begley, YU men’s cross-country coach, was named Coach of the Year for the second year in a row.

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