Five Pioneers Run to All-Region Honors
Five members of the Alfred State cross country team ran to All-Region honors during the Region III Championships. Jedadiah Platt (Barker) earned 1st team honors while Jordan Rusek (Williamsville East), Kim Lupo (Auburn), Claire Holleran (Penfield), and Katy Monahan (Warsaw) all raced to 2nd team honors.
Platt finished 5th at the Regionals. He crossed the finish line of the 8k course in 30:57.4.
Rusek ran a 31:29.9 to earn 10th place at Regionals and a spot on the All-Region 2nd team.
Lupo led the women's team with a 6th place finish at Regionals. She ran the 5k course in 22:32.1 to earn All-Region honors for the second straight year. Holleran was 7th finishing in 22:34.7 while Monahan was 10th in 23:11.9. The trio helped the Lady Pioneers win the Region III Championship with a score of 45.
The Pioneers will head to the NJCAA Division III National Championship this weekend at SUNY Delhi. The women's team is ranked #3 coming into the national championship while the men are ranked #7. The Lady Pioneers are the defending national champion.