Pioneers Finish 2nd at Indoor Regionals
Both the Alfred State College men's and women's indoor track & field teams finished 2nd at the Region III Championships. The Region III Championships were held in conjunction with the RIT Orange and Brown Invitational.
On the women's side, Tara Murphy (Rochester/Wilson) was a two-event winner. She won the 400 m (61.53) and the 800 m (2:27.96). Tara Noble (Rochester/John Marshall) won the 55 m dash (7.69) while Briana Dorsey (Rochester/School of the Arts) won the 200 (27.46). The 4 x 400 relay team broke the ASC record and also claimed the regional title with a run of 4:11.15.
Brett Harrington (Rochester/Edison) won two events on the men's side. He ran a 7.64 to win the 55 hurdles and a 6.59 to win the 55 m dash. Rawle Crawford (Mt. Vernon) won the 200 (23.26), Ken Boyer (Albion) won the 400 (51.15), and Isiah Whiting (Hamden, CT) won the 800 (1:59.57). Whiting's performance qualified him for the NJCAA National Championships.
Marquis Johnson-Broughton (Rochester/Edison) also qualifed for the national championships with a 2nd place finish in the 500 (67.75).
In field events, Tyree Constantine (Binghamton) won the high jump (1.88 m), David Miller (Elmira Southside) won the pole vault (4.55 m), and Byron Jones (Niagara Falls) won the triple jump (14.08).
Mohawk Valley CC won the women's regional title with 200 points. ASC finished with 122 and SUNY Delhi 120.
On the men's side Delhi took the crown with 199.6 points followed by ASC's 190.6 and MVCC's 178.6.