Amsterdam graduate Olivia Lazarou, a junior on the Iona College women’s cross country team, helped the Gaels earn their fifth straight title at the Metro Atlantic Athletic Association Championships on Friday at Seaview Golf Club in Galloway, N.J. It was Iona’s 15th league title in the last 16 seasons. Lazarou (front row, far right) finished 39th overall with a time of 23:48.13. Iona won the team title with 36 points, while Siena was second with 58 points. Quinnipiac was third with 70 points. The Iona men’s team won its 29th straight league title with a perfect score of 15 points. Siena was second with 80 points, while Manhattan was third with 101 points.

By Paul Wager