Alfred State College - Track and Field News
Both the Alfred State outdoor track & field teams are ranked #6 in the latest NJCAA Division III poll. The Pioneers slipped a few spots from the initial poll last week.
The Alfred State men's track and field team finished 2nd while the women finished 3rd in a quad meet held at Pioneer Stadium. RIT's men team won the meet with 184 points while Alfred University won the women's competition with 196.5 points.
The Alfred State outdoor track & field team sits in the top five of the first NJCAA Division III poll of the season. The women sit in the #2 position while the men are ranked #4.
The scheduled track & field event at Alfred State's Pioneer Stadium on Friday (3/30) has been moved to Tuesday, April 3rd due to forecasted low temperatures and rain.
The Alfred State outdoor track and field team opened up the 2012 season with a strong showing at the Elliston Early Bird Open on the campus of Lock Haven University.
Alfred State sophomore Tara Murphy (Rochester/Wilson) earned a 5th place finish at the NJCAA Indoor National Championships at Eastern Illinois. Travis Nagle (Randolph) finished 9th in the two-day heptathlon competition.
Tara Murphy (Rochester/Wilson) and Travis Nagle (Randolph) began competition at the 2012 NJCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships at Eastern Illinois University on Friday.
The NCAA Division III membership committee announced this week that it has granted exploratory status to the Alfred State athletic program. Alfred State submitted the NCAA application in January.
Indoor track athlete Megan Votava (Alfred Almond) and swimmer Jake Giglio (Hornell) have been named the Alfred State athletes of the week by the SID office.
Both the Alfred State men's and women's indoor track & field team finished 3rd at the Region III Championships held in conjunction with the RIT Orange & Brown Invitational. The women scored 96 points while the men scored 86.