Chmiel earned All-American honors at the Division I NCAA Championship in 2019, placing 22nd with a time of 20:32.5. She was the top freshman finisher. At last year’s outdoor championship, she earned another All-American certificate by finishing eighth in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 32:45.89.
Syracuse senior Aidan Tooker, also from Saratoga Springs and a Saratoga High graduate, finished 52nd out of 245 entrants in the men’s championship race. His 8,000-meter time was 24:04.5.
Tyler Berg (Ballston Lake)
The Columbia junior was 10th out of 208 finishers at the Princeton Invitational last Saturday in Princeton, N.J. The Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High graduate covered the 8,000-meter course in 24:39 as the Lions finished third out of 22 schools. Villanova graduate student Paul Nichols of Latham (Shaker High) finished 12th with a time of 20:40.06 to help the Wildcats claim the team title.
Lauren Conti (Schenectady)
The 5-foot-6 freshman, a Guilderland High graduate, is starting in the backfield for the Southern New Hampshire women’s soccer team; the Penmen are ranked sixth in Division II with an 11-0-1 overall record and a 9-0 mark in the Northeast-10 Conference after a 2-0 league victory over Assumption on Oct. 15. Conti has helped the team limit 12 foes to just six goals with seven shutouts.
Olivia Lomascolo (Ballston Lake)
The Siena senior finished 19th out of 161 runners at the Penn State National Open last Friday in State College, Pa. The Shenendehowa High graduate covered the 6,000-meter course in 21:35.2. The Saints finished 11th. The Siena men finished sixth and got a 41st place finish from grad student Aidan Canavan of Niskayuna (Niskayuna High) with an 8,000-meter time of 26:54.8. The men’s race drew 109 entrants.
Victoria Konicki (Voorheesville)
The 6-foot-4 junior outside hitter and junior libero Mia Waddell of Clifton Park (Shenendehowa High) are solid performers with the 10-10 New Paltz women’s volleyball team. Konicki, a Clayton A. Boughton graduate, leads the Hawks in total blocks with 50.0 and has 125 kills. Waddell leads the team with 283 digs and has added 33 assists and 15 service aces.aside">