Madeleine Davison and Noah Affolder capture First place in 37th annual Foot Locker Cross Country Champs NorthEast Regional


Affolder_NoahFH-FLneXC15.JPGNoah Affolder wins FL NE, 11/28/15, photo by

Davison_MadeleineFH-FLneXC15.JPGMadeleine Davison, FL NE, 11/28/15, photo by

The NorthEast regional of the FootLocker was highly competitive on both the boys and girls divisions. Making the top seven means that any high school runner from a school big or small can compete with the very best cross country runners in the country.

Madeleine Davison and Noah Affolder Capture First Place Titles in 37th Annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships Northeast Regional
Madeleine Davison of Wexford, Pa., and Noah Affolder of Fort Drum, N.Y., won the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships (FLCCC) Northeast Regional today. Davison claimed the title in 17:40. Jessica Lawson of Addison, N.Y., placed second in 17:42, with Maria Coffin of Annapolis, Md., finishing third in 17:43. Returning to the FLCCC National Finals for the second time are Davison, Lawson, Hannah DeBalsi (4th place) of Westport, Conn., and Brianna Gess (5th place) of Haddonfield, N.J.
Noah Affolder, a junior at Carthage Senior High School, finished in 15:24, and claimed the Northeast Regional title. Returning national finalist, Jake Brophy of New Hope, Pa., placed second in 15:28, with Conor Lundy of Yonkers, N.Y., finishing third in 15:28.

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015
Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, N.Y.
5,000-meter course; good course conditions; 58 degrees with clear skies.
The top 10 boys and the top 10 girls in today's seeded races qualified to compete against runners from the South, Midwest, and West Regional meets in the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships National Finals, on Saturday, Dec. 12 at Morley Field, Balboa Park in San Diego, Calif.
(see attached chart for race results)

2015 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships - Northeast Regional Results
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, New York
Place Name Hometown High School Time
1) Noah Affolder Fort Drum, N.Y. Carthage Central High School (11) 15:24
2) Jake Brophy New Hope, Pa. Central Bucks High School East (12) 15:28
3) Conor Lundy Yonkers, N.Y. Fordham Preparatory School (12) 15:28
4) Joshua Clark Blackwood, N.J. Highland Regional High School (12) 15:29
5) Eric van der Els Norwalk, Conn. Brien McMahon High School (12) 15:31
6) Viraj Deokar Acton, Mass. Middlesex School (12) 15:31
7) Joseph Dragon Sussex, N.J. High Point Regional High School (12) 15:32
8) Matt Grossman Millburn, N.J. Millburn High School (11) 15:34
9) Gabe Altopp Ridgefield, Conn. Ridgefield High School (12) 15:35
10) Marcelo Rocha Peabody, Mass. Peabody Veterans Memorial High School (11) 15:36
Place Name Hometown High School Time
1) Madeleine Davison Wexford, Pa. Homeschool (12) 17:40
2) Jessica Lawson Addison, N.Y. Corning Painted Post High School (11) 17:42
3) Maria Coffin Annapolis, Md. Annapolis High School (11) 17:43
4) Hannah DeBalsi Westport, Conn. Staples High School (12) 17:44
5) Briana Gess Haddonfield, N.J. Haddonfield Memorial High School (11) 17:45
6) Alyssa Aldridge Linwood, N.J. Mainland Regional High School (10) 17:48
7) Ariel Keklak Sudbury, Mass. Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School (12) 17:53
8) Eleanor Lawler Wakefield, R.I. South Kingstown High School (10) 17:58
9) Sage Hurta Hamilton, N.Y. Hamilton Central School (12) 17:59
10) Kathryn Munks Chester, N.Y. Monroe Woodbury High School (12) 18:10

*Race photos and video highlights are available by request or online at
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