TROY, NY (12/02/2019)-- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Joseph Domanico of Haddon Township 08108 and Haddon Township High School has been named the Liberty League Men's Cross Country co-Runner of the Year, the conference has announced. This is the first post-season, year-end award for the senior captain.
Domanico, who shared the honor with Dadley Ogetii of St. Lawrence University, is the fourth consecutive runner from Rensselaer to be recognized. Grant O'Connor '19 was chosen Runner of the Year in 2018 and 2017 and Fazio captured the award in 2016.
Joe Domanico: Liberty League Men's Cross Country Runner of the Year
Finished 17th at NCAA Championship Meet ... Personal-best 8K (24:49.1) ... Highest finisher of any Liberty League participant ... Second highest finisher from any Northeast school ... NCAA All-America ... Team finished school record 10th at NCAA Championship ... Highest finish of any Liberty League team ... Third highest of any Northeast school ... Fifth at NCAA Atlantic Regional ... Second highest finisher of any Liberty League participant ... All-Region ... Team finished second ... Third at Liberty League Championship ... First on team ... All-Liberty League First Team ... Team finished first ... Ran 46th at Connecticut College (team was 3rd) and 58th at Louisville Classic (team was 5th) ... Liberty League Performer of the Week once ... Liberty League All-Academic ... Captain.
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