FFCS grad Scott earns ECC honors

CENTRAL ISLIP – On Monday, the East Coast Conference selected freshman Mike Scott of the LIU Post men’s cross country team as its rookie of the week. This is the third time in four weeks that he has won the award.?Scott, a Fonda-Fultonville graduate, received the honor for his effort at Saturday’s Harry Anderson Invitational in Rochester. He covered the 8,000-meter race in a time of 25:53.8, which was good for a second-place finish. The Pioneers also came in second in the team standings.?Scott has led the Pioneers in the first three meets of the season. He was third at the LIU Post Invitational (Sept. 14), and fifth at the St. John’s-Hofstra Fall Festival (Sept. 7).?Scott and the Pioneers are back in action Saturday at the NJIT Challenge in Jersey City, N.J. The meet is scheduled for an 11 a.m. start.