Alfred State College - Track and Field News
Brett Harrington (Rochester/Edison) and Tara Murphy (Rochester/Wilson) registered NJCAA Division I National Championships qualifying performances on Saturday at the Kane Invitational at Cornell University.
The Alfred State College indoor track & field team was one of over 30 teams that competed on Saturday at the 12th annual DeSchriver Invitational at East Stroudsburg University. Byron Jones (Niagara Falls) and David Miller (Elmira Southside) both recorded 2nd place finishes to lead the way
The Alfred State College indoor track & field team competed at the GaREAT Collegiate Open hosted by Lake Erie College on Saturday. Tyree Constantine (Binghamton), Isiah Whiting (Camden, CT), and Tara Murphy (Rochester/Wilson) all registered NJCAA National Championship qualifying performances.
David Miller (Elmira Southside) qualified for the NJCAA indoor track & field national championships by winning the pole vault at the Susquehanna University Orange & Maroon Classic. In total, the Pioneers won four events on the day.
The Alfred State College indoor track & field team opened up their season with an impressive showing at the RIT Invitational. The Pioneers had three event winners on the day in competition versus mainly four-year schools.
Alfred State College will induct four new members into the athletic department Hall of Fame this Friday evening. Jody Alvarez (women’s soccer), Kirt Zimniewicz (baseball), Alison Brotherton (softball), and Gaffel Hippolyte (track & field) will be inducted at 6 p.m. in the Orvis Activities Center auditorium.
Two Alfred State College track & field athletes placed at the 2010 Empire State Games in Buffalo. Pioneer alum Andy Omoregie (Gates Chili) won a gold medal while incoming freshman Byron Jones (Niagara Falls) won a silver.
Nine athletes with ties to the Alfred State College track and field teams will compete this week at the Empire State Games. The 2010 Summer Games will be held in Buffalo with most of the track events taking place at the University of Buffalo.
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.
Five Alfred State outdoor track & field athletes have raced to NJCAA Division III All-Americans while six athletes earned All-Region honors. The Pioneer men's team finished 9th in the nation and 4th in Region III while the women were tied for 10th in the nation and 4th in Region III.