continued Originally Lennon said he was torn among Syracuse, Wisconsin University and SUNY Oneonta. Both Oneonta and Wisconsin have award winning cross country teams and great academic programs but Syracuse had the winning combination. Lennon said it was the mixture of great academic programs and his future team that helped him decide on Syracuse. He plans to major in public policy.
“The classes they had at Syracuse and the prestige of their actual academics made it my ultimate decision and I really loved the team,” Lennon said.
Provost and Francia said though they are loosing their top runner at the end of the year they hope Lennon’s hard work and discipline will inspire up and coming athletes to strive to achieve number one.
“His experience shows other kids if they work hard they can achieve anything,” Provost said.