Hall of Fame 2009 - Redding

Gary Redding

Redding was a two-year member of Coach Gary Moore’s cross-country team.  He was a key runner on one of the program’s top teams in 1984.  He also ran on the Alfred State indoor and outdoor track and field teams.

Redding finished 14th at the 1984 NJCAA National Championship, held in Twins Falls, ID, as the Pioneers finished as National runners-up.  ASC finished just eight points behind the national champions, Brevard (NC) CC.  Earlier in the season he earned a 6th place finish at the Region III Championships.

As a freshman, Redding finished 6th at the Penn York Championship, 6th at the Region III Championship, and 108th at the National Championship.

Redding, along with his brother David (2001 ASC Hall of Fame Class), are the first siblings to be in the Athletic Hall of Fame.

In the outdoor track and field record book, Redding is ranked 9th all-time in the 5,000 m with a time of 15:27.0.  Redding was also named the MVP of the 1985 indoor track and field team.

After finishing at Alfred State College, Redding went on to SUNY Utica-Rome.  He currently is a manufacturing engineer at Xerox.