Forman and Cornine Highlight Day One of Armory Invitational

Cornine ran the first Siena sub 15-minute 5000m in DI
Feb. 3, 2017

In day one of the Armory Track Invitational, the Siena men’s and women’s track programs set two program records, qualified for two post season races and set four personal records.

Sophomore Sarah Forman got it started quickly for the Saints as she took her spot in the 3000m. Forman, with a new personal record, set both the school record and recorded the fastest time in the MAAC this season with her time of 9:54.59. For the first time in women’s school history, Forman also set an ECAC standard.

Senior Nick Cornine came up big in the 5000m. He ran Siena’s first indoor sub 15-minute 5k in Division I to take #2 on the Siena Indoor All Time List. His 14:54 race was a personal record for the senior as well as being the third fastest time in the MAAC.

Freshman Michael Rautter ran in his first collegiate 5000m race and came in at 15:25.19. Andrew Canavan was not far behind as he set a personal record of 15:25.50.

On the women’s side in the 5000m race, Shannon Bauer finished in 17:45.50. Kelly Pasko was not far behind Bauer as she finished in 17:47.20. Dominica Bleichert recorded a personal record in the race with her time of 18:07.27.

To finish the day, the men set a new school record in the Distance Medley Relay. The four finished in 10:15.62 as they qualified for the IC4A Championships.



The Saints go into day two of the Armory Track Invitational on Saturday, Feb.4 starting at 8:45 a.m.