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Cross Country: Men Ranked #2, Women #5

The Alfred State College men's cross country team moved up one spot to #2 in the last NJCAA Division III poll prior to the National Championships while the women's team remained steady at the #5 spot.

The Alfred State College men's cross country team moved up one spot to #2 in the last NJCAA Division III poll prior to the National Championships while the women's team remained steady at the #5 spot.

The Pioneer men have held on to the #3 ranking in the last four polls but moved up this week following a 2nd place finish at the Region III Championships on Saturday.  With the top five runners finishing in the top 19 of the race, ASC was able to down previous #2 ranked Mohawk Valley in the race. 

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Sweeney, Lewis, and Benton Run to All-Region Honors; Moore named Coach of the Year

John Sweeney (Barker), Brandon Lewis (Red Creek), and Abby Benton (Frewsburg) all raced to All-Region honors this weeked at the Region III Championships.  ASC Head Coach Gary Moore was also named the men's Region III Coach of the Year.

John Sweeney (Barker), Brandon Lewis (Red Creek), and Abby Benton (Frewsburg) all raced to All-Region honors this weekend at the Region III Championships.  ASC Head Coach Gary Moore was also named the men's Region III Coach of the Year.

Sweeney and Lewis ran to first team honors with top five finishes.  Sweeney crossed the finish line of the 8k course in 29:12 to earn 4th place while Lewis finished in 29:22 to earn 5th.  The duo helped the Pioneers finish 2nd in the team rankings.  This is the second year in a row that Sweeney has earned All-Region honors.

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Men's Cross Country Finishes Second at Regionals

The Alfred State College men's cross country team finished second out of seven teams at the Region III Championships held at SUNY Delhi on Saturday.  The women's team was incomplete after the flu-bug ravished the team.

The Alfred State College men's cross country team finished second out of seven teams at the Region III Championships held at SUNY Delhi on Saturday.  The women's team was incomplete after the flu-bug ravished the team.

John Sweeney (Barker) led the way for the blue & gold with a 4th place finish.  He ran the 8k course in 29:12.  He was followed in by Brandon Lewis (Red Creek) finished 5th (29:22).  Derek Snyder (Bath) finished 11th (29:50), Joe Seitz (Williamsville North) finished 18th (30:32), Alex Farrell (N. Tonawanda) was 19th (30:32).

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Cross Country Remains Steady in Poll Heading into Regionals

The Alfred State College cross country teams remain steady in the NJCAA Division III poll as they prepare to compete in this weekend's Region III Championship.  The men remain ranked #3 while the women are #5.

The Alfred State College cross country teams remain steady in the NJCAA Division III poll as they prepare to compete in this weekend's Region III Championship.  The men remain ranked #3 while the women are #5.

After a weekend off the men will be part of a very strong field at the Region III Championships at SUNY Delhi on Saturday.  Alfred State will compete versus #1 SUNY Delhi, #2 Mohawk Valley CC, #4 Broome CC, and #10 Erie CC in the 8k course.

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ASC Remains Ranked 3rd and 5th in Cross Country Poll

For the third straight week, the Alfred State College cross country teams remain steady in the NJCAA Division III poll.  The men's team remains ranked #3 while the women are ranked #5.

For the third straight week, the Alfred State College cross country teams remain steady in the NJCAA Division III poll.  The men's team remains ranked #3 while the women are ranked #5.

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Cross Country: Women 7th, Men 8th at U of R

The Alfred State College cross country teams competed at the annual University of Rochester Invitational on Saturday afternnon at Genesee Valley Park.  The women's team finished 7th out of 9 teams that scored while the men finished 8th out of 15 scoring teams.

The Alfred State College cross country teams competed at the annual University of Rochester Invitational on Saturday afternnon at Genesee Valley Park.  The women's team finished 7th out of 9 teams that scored while the men finished 8th out of 15 scoring teams.

Carey Crooker (Addison) was the top Lady Pioneer finisher.  She ran the 5k course in 20:33 to earn 41st place.  Maria Wilson (Addison) was 63rd (21:34), Allynne O'Hearn (Pelham, NH) was 74th (22:02), Laura Babcock (Wellsville) was 80th (22:24), and Bridget McMahon (Avoca) was 99th (23:55).

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Cross Country Remains Steady in National Poll

The Alfred State College cross country teams have held steady in the latest NJCAA Division III Cross Country poll.  The men are ranked #3 while the women are ranked #5.

The Alfred State College cross country teams have held steady in the latest NJCAA Division III Cross Country poll.  The men are ranked #3 while the women are ranked #5.

The men's team is coming off a winning performance at the Nazareth Inviational.  The Pioneers were led by John Sweeney (Barker).  Sweeney finished 2nd overall finishing in 18:32.24.  ASC defeated seven 4-year schools that competed in the race.

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Cross Country: Men Win, Women 3rd at Nazareth

The Alfred State College men's team won the Nazareth College Golden Flyer Invitational while the women finished in 3rd.  The men, ranked #3 in NJCAA Division III, scored a 27 to beat out the other eight teams in competition while the women scored a 91.

The Alfred State College men's team won the Nazareth College Golden Flyer Invitational while the women finished in 3rd.  The men, ranked #3 in NJCAA Division III, scored a 27 to beat out the other eight teams in competition while the women scored a 91.

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Cross Country Remains In Top Five

The Alfred State College cross country team had the weekend off from competition but remained in their top five spots in the latest NJCAA Division III polls.  The men are ranked #3 and the women are #5.

The Alfred State College cross country team had the weekend off from competition but remained in their top five spots in the latest NJCAA Division III polls.  The men are ranked #3 and the women are #5.

The Pioneers have been in the top ten in each of the four polls released in 2009.  The men received 320 points and trail Region III rivals Mohawk Valley CC (360) and SUNY Delhi (400).  Broome CC (5th) and Erie CC (8th) are also in the poll.  The women received 240 points and trail Broome (380), Ocean CC (380), Mohawk Valley CC (320), and Delhi (280). 

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Cross Country Lends a Helping Hand

The 2009 Alfred State College cross country team is not only climbing up the NJCAA Division III poll but members of the team are making a difference with a trio of community service events.

The 2009 Alfred State College cross country team is not only climbing up the NJCAA Division III poll but members of the team are making a difference with a trio of community service events.

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