McAneny Leads Knights to First in Season Debut at YellowJacket Invitational

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – SUNY Geneseo junior Sean McAneny finished 3rd with a time of 26:42.9 in his season debut to lead the Knights to a first place finish at the Yellowjacket invitational hosted by University of Rochester, on Saturday at Genesee Valley Park.


  • Junior Sean McAneny finished the 8k race in third with a time of 26:42.9.
  • Junior Justin Hoelzl was the Knights' second finisher, crossing in fifth with a time of 26:49.8.
  • Senior Sean Welch finished ninth (27:00.7), followed by junior Jack Tate(27:06.0) in 12th and sophomore Matthew Blauvelt (27:22.8) in 20th to close the Knights' top-five.


3) Sean McAneny 26:42.9
5) Justin Hoelzl 26:49.8
9) Sean Welch 27:00.7
12) Jack Tate 27:06.0
20) Matthew Blauvelt 27:22.8
21) John Ripa 27:26.4
23) Matthew Viscosi 27:31.7


  • Geneseo won the team title with a total of 49 points, followed by Ithaca with 56 points, and Brockport with 75 points.
  • Rochester Senior Hunter Phinney finished first in the 8k with a time of 26:35.1.  


Geneseo will compete in the Harry F. Anderson Invitational, hosted by Roberts Wesleyan, on Saturday, Sept. 22.