Three Former NY Prep Runners Take On The World Apr 01, 2008

At the IAAF World XC Championships, three former New York HS stars competed against the best in the world performed quite well. Molly Huddle (pictured left after winning NYS Feds XC in 2001), a 2002 graduate of Notre Dame Elmira who starred in college at Notre Dame University, placed 23rd in the Sr. Women's race. Huddle is a NYS Record holder in numerous events from 1,500 meters to 2 miles and was a Footlocker Finalist in HS. Jonathan Pierce who graduated from Ogdensburg HS in 2002 and went to Stanford University, placed 97th in the Senior Men's race. Pierce was 2nd at FLNE in 2001 to earn his trip to Nationals. Ryan Sheridan, a 2007 graduate of Walt Whitman HS, who now runs at Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y., placed 52nd in the Junior Men's race. Sheridan was the NYS Federation XC Champion as a sophomore as well as a Footlocker Finalist.