The Mohawk Battalion Ranger Challenge Team, led by Siena College senior Zachary Larson, placed third out of 14 in the small school category and ninth out of 42 overall at the United States Army Cadet Command Ranger Challenge Competition in Fort Dix, NJ. The Ranger Challenge is a mentally and physically grueling competition between the top cadets of 42 Army ROTC programs in the northeastern United States. The cadets were required to complete a 10-mile ruck march, obstacle course, one rope bridge, log carry, and other demanding tasks throughout the day. The annual competition took place this year on the weekend of October 11–12. The Army ROTC Mohawk Battalion, based at Siena College, consists of the Army ROTC programs of Siena (Alpha Company); RPI (Bravo Company); and the University at Albany, State University of New York (Charlie Company).