After opening its season last weekend at the University of Rochester Invitational, the Griffs will return to Rochester on Saturday to take part in the ROC City Invitational at Nazareth on Saturday.
The Griffs raced to a 13th place finish on the men’s side and an 18th place finish on the women’s side out of 26 teams.
The Griffs put five runners in the top-eight of the men’s 5000-meter run, including taking the top-three spots in the event to lead the way for Canisius.
Freshman Jeff Antolos won the event, finishing in 15:03.22. Junior Chad Maloy (15:08.49) and sophomore Cooper Roach took second and third respectively. Freshman Xavier Sauvageau (seventh) and sophomore Travis Jordon (eighth) to round out the Griffs in the top-10.
The women also stacked the top of the 5k, with five Griffs in the top-nine.
Freshman Haley Keene (18:40.55) was the Griffs’ top finisher in fifth place, with freshman Anna Phillips (18:45.01) in sixth right on her heels. Junior Jamie Wallace (18:46.01), freshman Macey Walker (18:50.30) and sophomore Robin Wagner (18:50.80) rounding out the Griffs in the field.
The Griffs will hope for more of the same on Saturday, with action getting underway at 9 a.m.