Pioneers Complete Day One of Track Regionals
The Alfred State track & field team two three 2nd place finishes in day one of the 2012 Region III Championships held at SUNY Delhi.
Megan Votava (Alfred Almond) was 2nd in the women's javelin competition with a national qualifying toss of 26.88 m. The men's 4x800 relay team of Tyler Lehman (Wellsville), Garrison Koehler (Bath), Brian Tubbs (Chemung/Waverly), and Jordan Friedman (West Nyack/Clarkstown South) earned a 2nd place finish with a finish of 8:35.5.
Alex Hewlett (Wellsville) was 3rd in the javelin with a toss of 43.08 m on the men's side. Will Houlihan (Rotterdam/Mohanasen) was 3rd in the hammer throw (42.44) while Adam Kellogg (Wellsville) was 4th with a toss of 39.56.
Kayla Franchina (Gerry/Cassadaga Valley) was 3rd in the long jump (4.54) and teammed Tara Murphy (Rochester/Wilson), Claire Holleran (Penfield), and Corrie Mulligan (Belmont/Alfred Almond) in the 4 x 800 to earn a 4th place finish (11:41.8).
Action continues on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m.