LINCOLN, Neb. St. Lawrence University senior Amy Cymerman placed third in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA Division III indoor track and field championships on Friday at the Devaney Center.
Cymerman joined former Saints distance star Wendy Pavlus as the only SLU runners to earn All-American honors in both cross country and indoor track.
Cymerman finished the race in 16 minutes, 47.2 seconds only six seconds off the second-place pace and 15 seconds behind the winner, Lenore Moreno, of LaVerne. Cymermans teammates Ariel Beccia and Lisa Grohn placed 13th and 14th, respectively, in that event.
Cymerman will compete in the 3,000 meters today.
SLU junior Divya Biswal placed 11th in the long jump and is one of the favorites in todays triple jump.
CLARKSON 0-13, SUNY ONEONTA 2-5
Dan Lenneys two-run triple ignited a six-run first inning that helped the Golden Knights claim the nightcap during a doubleheader split with the Red Dragons to open their season in Auburndale, Fla.
Tim Beninati went 3-for-4 in the second game, while John Coleman, Greg Jasek and Lenney each knocked in two runs for Clarkson (1-1).
Steve Ascher tallied 15 strikeouts and allowed just two hits to pick up the victory in game one for SUNY Oneonta (2-5).
SUNY Fredonia 7, ST. LAWRENCE 4
Kenny Johnston singled in the go-ahead run with two outs in the seventh inning to lift the Blue Devils (1-2) to a nonleague win over the Saints in Fort Myers, Fla.
Andrew Schreyack went 3-for-4 to lead St. Lawrence (4-3), while former Immaculate Heart Central standout Brian Magovney, Kevin Prindle and Bryan Palermo added two hits apiece.
SUNY CANTON EARNS SPLIT
The Roos scored the game-winning run on an error in the ninth inning, and Jordan Hunneyman followed with a two-run double as SUNY Canton beat Fitchburg State, 5-2, in a nonleague game at Lakeland, Fla.
Braden Griffith singled, doubled and drove in two runs for the Roos (5-2). John Mancini struck out six and scattered seven hits through seven innings of relief for the win.
SUNY Canton lost its second game to Medaille College, 8-7.
JCC 9, ANNE ARUNDEL CC 2
Lowvilles Calder Roggie went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs as the Cannoneers earned a win at Anne Arundel, Md.
Alvin Valdez contributed a double and two RBIs for JCC (3-2), and Mike Wood added a double.
Starter James Matthews threw eight innings for the win.
SAINTS LOSE A PAIR
Kyle Plimpton struck out 13 in a complete game, but allowed a run-scoring single in the seventh inning as the Saints lost to Hood College, 2-1, in Clermont, Fla.
St. Lawrence also lost to Coast Guard, 8-3. The Saints wrapped up their Florida spring training trip with a 5-7 record.
SUNY Fredonia 12, ST. LAWRENCE 7
Marissa Cussins and Katie Glagolev scored four goals apiece to lead the Blue Devils (2-2) to a nonleague victory over the Saints in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Kiera Taussig and Chloe Knapp led St. Lawrence (1-3) with two goals apiece.
SUNY CANTON 19, HOUGHTON 6
Robyn Carroll and Tressa Goolden scored five goals apiece to lead the Roos to a nonleague rout of the host Highlanders (2-2) for their first victory of the season.
Goolden and Carroll added three and two assists, respectively, for SUNY Canton (1-2). Keeley Rice finished with two goals and five assists for the Roos.