NAC Men's Cross Country All-Conference Announced

Kyle Powers once again led Lyndon State College to the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Men's Cross Country title and earned his second-straight Runner of the Year award. Powers, who won the NAC Championship in a time of 27:42.01, edged out Maine Maritime's Matt Methot who took home the title in 2010.

Powers' teammate, and first-year runner, Aaron Bellomo toured the 8K course in 28:58.81, good enough for sixth place overall and Rookie of the Year honors.

In a vote of the conference coaches, Lyndon head coach Chris Ummer was honored as conference Coach of the Year for the sixth-straight season after leading the Hornets to their fifth title in six seasons.

Thomas College earned the league's Sportsmanship Award under the direction of Head Coach Kerry Smart.

The top seven finishers, plus the medalist at the NAC Championship are honored as All-Conference First Team runners, while the next seven runners are honored as All-Conference Second Team runners.

All-Conference First Team

Aaron Bellomo

Lyndon

Benjamin Bunnell

Colby-Sawyer

Hayden Bunnell

Colby-Sawyer

Isaac French

Castleton

Kenedi Hall

Lyndon

Matt Methot

Maine Maritime

Kyle Powers

Lyndon

Tyler Scheibenpflug

Lyndon

All-Conference Second Team

Ayan Cole

Lyndon

Austin Gatcomb

UMaine-Farmington

Steve Hagemann

Castleton

Josh Hopmans

Lyndon

Brandon Legendre

Colby-Sawyer

Forrest Teutsch

Green Mountain

Brendan Walsh

Johnson State

Runner of the Year

Kyle Powers, Sr.

Lyndon

Rookie of the Year

Aaron Bellomo, Fr.

Lyndon

Coach of the Year

Chris Ummer*

Lyndon

Team Sportsmanship Award

Thomas College

 *Award vacated by Lyndon State and the NCAA Committee on Infractions.