BRONX, N.Y. - Junior Arquimedes DelaCruz (Wantagh, N.Y.) and senior William Griffin (Columbia, Conn.) earned All-East honors by virtue of top-25 finishes at the season-ending IC4A meet, held on Saturday at Van Cortlandt Park.
DelaCruz placed eighth overall in the championship race with a time of 25:17 on the five-mile course, as he set a personal best by nine seconds. His time was the sixth-best in program history at Van Cortlandt Park. Griffin finished 20th overall in 25:38.
Sophomore Ken Walshak (Babylon, N.Y.) and senior Thomas Lipari (Greenvale, N.Y.) placed 41st and 85th overall, respectively. Freshman Mark Valentino (Smithtown, N.Y.) set a personal best en route to a 91st place finish.
As a team, Marist placed 12th overall in the championship race.
103rd ICA4A Meet - Van Cortlandt Park (Bronx, N.Y.) - 5 Miles
Marist Individual Results: 8-DelaCruz 25:17, 20-Griffin 25:38, 41-Walshak 25:55, 85-Lipari 26:31, 91-Valentino 26:35, 99-Joel Moss 26:58, 108-Brian Townsend 27:06, 118-Mike Nicoletti 27:19, 137-Mohamed Eid 28:04
Team Results: 1-Princeton 50, 2-Albany 121, 3-La Salle 145, 4-Syracuse 168, T5-Duquesne 190, T5-Saint Joseph's 190, 7-Georgetown 192, 8-Liberty 219, 9-UMass 221, 10-CCSU 223, 11-UConn 233, 12-Marist 241, 13-Boston College 273, 14-Iona 360, 15-Columbia 367, 16-George Mason 378, 17-Rider 380
Marist Individual Results: 7-Nick Salek 27:29, 10-Rob Gorski 27:38, 12-Ian Dorset 27:41, 15-Billy Hild 27:46, 16-Ryan Fitzsimons 27:50, 17-Thomas Lappas 27:54, 18-Nick Hughes 27:55, 23-Ryan Brown 28:25, 32-Kyle Havard 28:45, 34-Brian Gordon 28:50, 37-Will Schanz 28:54, 38-Bryan Buttigieg 28:55, 45-Doug Ainscow 29:25, 46-Michael Keegan 29:27, 47-Ben Windisch 29:30, 52-Adam Osowski 29:55, 55-Brendan Green 30:23, 60-Dominick Corradi 31:09.