Men finish 4th, Women 7th at Regionals

The Alfred State College men's cross country team finished 4th out of eight teams and the women finished 7th at the Region III Championships held at SUNY Delhi on Saturday.  The men scored a 118 and the women scored a 159.

Zak Williamson (Rocky Point) finished 2nd on the men's side with a great run of 29:26 on the wet course.  Josh Schmidbauer (Royalton-Hartland) finished 24th (31:53), Corey Smith (Wallkill) finished 31st (32:31), Sam Estes (Wheatland Chili) finished 32nd (32:33), and Michael Kaplan (Tri-Valley) rounded out the top five with a 37th finish (33:07).

Jen Chan (Genesee Valley) was the top female finisher.  She finished the 5K course in 23:58.  Kaleigh Ligoci (Cicero North Syracuse) finished 32nd (24:54), Sarah Sylvestor (Clarence) finished 33rd (24:57), Kim Brady (Rush Henrietta) finished 38th (25:58), and Courtney Kilmer (Canisteo Greenwood) finished 44th (28:12).

SUNY Delhi won both the men's and women's Regional titles while SUNY Cobleskill finished 2nd in each of the races and Mohawk Valley CC finished 3rd.

The Pioneers now shift their focus to the NJCAA Division III National Championships that will be run on November 10 in Selden, NY