October 4, 2011

Silva finishes third at Elite Track Nationals

MADISON, Wis. --- Lees-McRae College freshman Iggy Silva (San Diego, Calif.) continued to shine on the national stage this weekend, finishing third in the Madison race at the 2011 USA Cycling Elite Track Championships on Sunday.

Silva, riding for Wonderful Pistachios Cycling, and Cody O'Reilly of Full Circle Sports finished third with 13 points, as the duo of Ian Moir (Yahoo Cycling Team) and James Carney (RideClean p/b Patentit.com) ran away with the race by posting a total of 39 markers.

A native of San Diego, Calif., Silva turned the performance of the weekend for the Bobcats on Saturday, September 17 at Collegiate Track Nationals, winning the men's point race in dominating fashion to earn his first career stars and bars jersey as a member of the LMC cycling team.

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