2014 Empire State Games Snowshoe Results

2014 Empire State Games Snowshoe Results

Nineteen Members of the Paul Smith's College take part in the

2014 Empire State Games Snowshoe Races; Earn 30 Medals in their Efforts.

The Paul Smith's College Striders hosted the 2014 Empire State Games snowshoe races on Sunday, February 9th, and earned a total of 38 medals across four events.  There were nineteen members of the collegiate snowshoe racing team that took part in the Empire State Games snowshoe races.
Several of these athletes had competed in the International Snowshoe Championships in Granby, Quebec the prior day, taking part in 7 to 9 races over the course of the day.  Dave Kucia and Ashley both were named Athlete of the Day for their respective age class at the International event having each competed in nine races, and then competed in a 15K collegiate Nordic ski race the morning of the Empire State Games, and then raced 5K on snowshoes to complete their weekend of endurace fun. 
Chloe Mattilio (Willow Street, PA/Lancaster Mennonite HS) was the fastest in both the 800 Meters (4:50) and the 5K trail run with a time of 36:01, while Alan Cushman (age 35 – 49) paced the men with top overall times in the 100, 400, and 800 meters, while pushing team mate Louis Ferrone to a victory in the 5,000. 
 
Age class winners: 

(Men)  Eric Kowalik placed first in the 20 – 34 men's category in the 400, 800, and the 5K while team mate Llew Palmer won the 100 meters.  Matt Williams won the 100 and 400 meters for the 15 – 19 age class, while Nik Pendl won the 800 meters.

(Women):  Lea Anthony (age 20 – 34) won the 800 and the 5K, while Christina Peterson won the 100 meters. 
 

Name

Age class

400 M

100 M

800 M

5K

Women's Roster

 

 

 

 

 

Chloe Mattilio

15 - 19

1:55.06/2nd

21.93/3rd

4:50/1st

36:06/1st

Lauren Brieant

15 - 19

2:04.44/3rd

22.84/5th

5:36/3rd 

45:21/4th

Corrie Desilets

15 - 19

2:12.70/5th

23.31/6th

5:28/2nd

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Ashley Evans

15 - 19

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39:20/2nd

Nicole Landry

15 - 19

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20.92/2nd

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Caitlyn Mack

15 - 19

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25.97/7th

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Jen Maguder

15 - 19

2:09.83/4th

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41:25/3rd

Natalie Palko

15 - 19

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21.93/3rd

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Lea Anthony

20 - 34

2:31.72/2nd

25.93/2nd

6:31/1st

45:08/1st

Christina Peterson

20 - 34

3:17.99/3rd

24.36/1st

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Caitlin Willis

20 - 34

3:17.99/3rd

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Men's Roster

Age class

400

100

800

5K

Eric Kowalik

20 - 34

1:44.67/1st

19.78/2nd

4:32/1st

31:23/1st

Chris Peterson

20 - 34

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DNS

31:57/2nd

David Kucia

20 - 34

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DNS

38:08/3rd

Llew Palmer

20 - 34

1:48.9/2nd

19.51/1st

4:54/2nd

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Nick Pendl

15 - 19

1:38.2/2nd

19.16/4th

4:02.71/1st

30:45/3rd

Matt Williams

15 - 19

1:30.61/1st

16.55/1st

4:22.2/4th

34:10/4th

Louis Ferrone

15 - 19

1:45.47/4th

18:29/3rd

4:10/3rd

29:16/1st

Alan Cushman

35 - 49

1:27.37/1st

17.78/1st

3:50.51/1st

29:17/1st

 

Paul Smith's College medal count ~ 2014 Empire State Games

Gender

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

Women

5

6

6

17

Men

12

5

4

21

Total

17

11

10

38