MacElrevey & Porch Honored By ECAC As DIII Metro Runner & Rookie Of The Week

MacElrevey & Porch Honored By ECAC As DIII Metro Runner & Rookie Of The Week

(Photos by Anthony Macapugay)

KINGS POINT, N.Y. (Oct. 18, 2017) – On Wednesday, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its men's cross country weekly award winners and, a day after earning the same two awards from the Skyline Conference, Merchant Marine senior Austin MacElrevey (Lewes, Del.) was honored as the DIII Metro Runner of the Week and freshman Patrick Porch (Halstead, Kan.) was selected as the DIII Metro Rookie of the Week. 

MacElrevey won the 5K race at the Cougar Chase this past Sunday is 16:45.34. His was the only sub-17-minute result of the day. It was the senior's third race-win of the season and he helped lead the Mariners to their third team-win of the 2017 campaign. MacElrevey was also the ECAC DIII Metro Runner of the Week back on Sept. 20. 

Porch was one of five Mariners to finish in the top-10 at the Cougar Chase. He placed sixth out of the 76 runners with a time of 17:46.46. 

For the complete release from the ECAC, click here

MacElrevey, Porch and the rest of the Mariners are back in action on Sunday, Oct. 29, when the squad will be in search of its second-straight Skyline Conference Championship at the Skyline Championship Meet, hosted by Purchase College. The men's 8K race is scheduled to begin at 12-noon on the cross country course at Purchase College. 

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