Townsley Named Mustang, NEAC Athlete of the Week

(Morrisville, NY – Sept. 8, 2011) The Morrisville State College athletic department has named junior cross country runner, Austin Townsley (Horseheads, N.Y.) the Mustangs Athlete of the Week for the week ending September 4.

Townsley led the men’s team to a second place finish at the Wildcat Invitational held at SUNYIT last Saturday, pacing the Mustangs with a 21:05 time in the 6K race, crossing the line in seventh overall out of 134 individual runners.

The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) office has announced its weekly award winners, naming Morrisville State College’s

Austin Townsley (Horseheads, NY) the Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week for the week ending September 4.

Townsley, a junior for the Mustangs, led the team to a 2nd place overall finish at the SUNY IT Wildcat Invitational this past Saturday. He placed sixth overall out of 134 runners, posting a time of 21:05 (5:39 mile pace) in the 6K run.

The Horseheads graduate is majoring in Information Technology – Network Administration at Morrisville State. He is the son of Mary and Fran Sherwood of Horseheads, New York.

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