Alfred State College - Track and Field News
Alfred State College Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Steve Tyrell has announced that Dr. Daryl Arroyo has been named the new Director of Athletics, Physical Education, Recreation and Intramurals. Arroyo, who succeeds Kathy Feldman, begins his new duties at Alfred State on June 29.
Fifteen members of the Alfred State College outdoor track & field team earned All-American honors at the 2011 NJCAA Division III National Championships held at Pioneer Stadium. All fifteen athletes earned 2nd team honors with 2nd place finishes in their respective events.
The Alfred State College athletic department handed out the Leadership, Sportsmanship, and Academic awards recently at the college's annual end of year banquet. Cody Dill (Unatego) and Angela Depew (Wellsville) were the recipients of the leadership award, Andy Jones (Milford) and Amber Harding (Fillmore) received the sportsmanship awards, and Alex Farrell (N. Tonawanda), Charise Nankivell (Hornell), and Andrea Presher (Prattsburgh) won the academic awards.
Tara Murphy (Rochester/Wilson) and Colter Johnson (Warren, PA) were named the 2011 Alfred State College freshman athletes of the year. Murphy ran to All-American honors in track & field while Johnson punted his way to All-American on the football gridiron.
Mo Parks (Avoca) and JP Frey (Erie, PA) have been named the 2011 Alfred State College senior athletes of the year. Parks was a two-year member of the soccer and track & field teams while Frey has been a mainstay on the baseball team the past two years.
The Alfred State College outdoor track & field team completed the 2011 NJCAA Division III National Championships with 4th place finishes. The women scored 83.5 points while the men finished with 61.
Harper College (IL) claimed both the men's and women's titles at the 2011 NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The Harper women won by nearly 40 points while the men won by 23.
The Mohawk Valley CC women's team holds a one point lead while Harper College's men's team leads by 18 after the second day of the NJCAA Division III Track & Field at Pioneer Stadium. The Pioneer men sit in 4th place while the women are in 8th.
Kingsborough CC leads the women's competition and Mohawk Valley CC leads the men's competition after day of the 2011 NJCAA Division III Track & Field Championships at Alfred State. The host Pioneers sit in 2nd place in the men's competition while the women are 7th.
322 athletes representing 24 colleges are on their way to Alfred State for the 2011 NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships.