Alfred State College - Cross Country News
The Alfred State College men's cross country team remains ranked #2 in the first in-season NJCAA Division III poll.
The Alfred State College cross country teams have yet to compete but both the men and women's teams are ranked in the first NJCAA Division III poll of the year. The men are ranked #2 while the women are ranked #8.
For the fourth straight year the Alfred State College cross country team hosted a High School Friendly scrimmage on the college's course. This year over 60 high school athletes from Hornell, Canisteo Greenwood, Dansville, Cuba Rushford, and Bath ran the college's 5k course as they prepare for the start of their seasons.
Alfred State's Carey Crooker (Addison) and Masanari Yamamoto (Tokyo, Japan) were honored by the Western New York Athletic Conference at the annual athletic director's meeting. Crooker was named the co-freshman athlete of the year while Yamamoto was named the academic male athlete of the year.
The Alfred State College athletic department presented their annual end-of-year athletic awards during a ceremony held at the Lake Lodge on May 3rd. The athlete of the year, sportsmanship, leadership, academic, and William Havens awards were presented.
The Alfred State College athletic department has launched a new facebook page with hopes of creating a more interactive experience for current, future, and past Pioneer athletes and fans to interact.
Gary Moore has been named the NJCAA Division III men's cross country coach of the year following Alfred State's 2nd place finish at the National Championships. Moore was chosen for the award by his fellow coaches.
Four members of the Alfred State College cross country team ran to NJCAA Division III honors with top 15 finishes at the National Championships last weekend at Finger Lakes CC. John Sweeney (Barker) earned first team, Brandon Lewis (Red Creek) and Carey Crooker (Addison) earned second team, and Joe Seitz (Williamsville North) was third team.
The Alfred State College men's cross country team finished as NJCAA Division III National Runner-Ups at the National Championship at Finger Lakes CC on Saturday. ASC scored 70 points and trailed just SUNY Delhi's 22.
The Alfred State College women's cross country team entered the NJCAA Division III National Championships ranked #5 in the national poll and raced to a 5th place finish. The Lady Pioneers scored a 141.