Weekly Collegiate Race Recap April 23, 2014
ECCC: Nittany Cycling Classic Weekend - Dominic CaiazzoPenn State’s Nittany Cycling Classic is consistently one of the hardest
and most exciting races on the eastern conference’s
Sundays six corner crit raced by the impressive mansions along Penn State’s frat row. Cecilia Davis-Hayes (Columbia) put in a dominating effort after an early solo attack. She managed to lap the entire field save for the 3 woman chase, containing Huyett (Kutztown), Volk (Penn State – Lehigh Valley) and Berlin (MIT). After references from the announcers to the “Davis-Hayes Locomotive,” Cecilia took the win, while Elspeth Huyett beat out Monica Volk in the three up sprint for 2nd. Wesley Kline’s (Penn State) win in 2013 on frat row was a memorable one, and the host team was working all day to see him repeat. Michael Oltman (University of Pittsburgh) would play spoiler though, coming into the final stretch with a small gap and holding on to win. Kline took second while Jules Goguely (RISD) continued his impressive string of recent sprint finishes by rounding out the podium. Daniel Holmdahl (Dartmouth) and Shaena Berlin (MIT) go into the eastern conference championships in Rhode Island next weekend as the individual leaders.
MWCCC: Marian University Cycling Classic - Chris CurranMarian University hosted their one day criterium for the MWCCC. During the
women’s A race Corrie Karas of Marian University
During the men’s A race the field stayed together for the duration. Small moves went up the road but were quickly brought back. Christopher Tveter of Lindsey Wilson College won the field sprint, followed by teammate David Novak in second, and Brandon Feehery (Lindenwood) in third.
This Article Published April 23, 2014 For more information contact: