Syracuse men don’t win for first time ever at ACC Championships; women place 3rd

first_img Published on October 26, 2018 at 12:47 pm Contact Alex: athamer@syr.edu | @alexhamer8 Facebook Twitter Google+ At the ACC Championships in Boston, the Syracuse men failed to win an ACC conference meet for the first time, as they placed second with 61 points. The Orange had won five-straight conference titles since joining in 2013, missing out on the chance to tie Maryland for the most consecutive titles.The Orange had five runners place within the top-20, led by Aidan Tooker (23:55.1) in eighth and Joe Dragon (23:56.2) in ninth. Junior Kevin James (24:00) placed 12th, followed by sophomore Noah Affolder (24:02.8) in 13th and redshirt freshman Nathan Henderson (24:12.3) in 19th.Aidan Tooker was unable to improve on his sixth place finish last year at the ACC Championships, as he ran the Franklin Park course about 25 seconds slower than his time last season in Louisville at the conference meet.An hour earlier, the Syracuse women finished third with 83 points.In her season debut, redshirt senior Shannon Malone ran the 6-kilometer race in 20:32.9, good for fifth place. Coming off a hip injury, Malone said she will be at full strength by NCAA Championships on Nov. 17. Freshman Laura Dickinson (20:45:0) placed 11th.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textNext up for Syracuse is the NCAA Northeast Regionals in Buffalo on Nov. 9, where the Orange will compete to qualify for the NCAA Championships. Commentslast_img

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