Athletic Hall of Fame 2012 - Dominguez

David Dominguez 

Dominguez is one of the most decorated distance runners in Alfred State history. He ran to All-American honors in cross country, indoor track & field, and outdoor track & field.

During his cross country career, Dominguez ran to All-American honors both seasons.  He finished 14th overall as a freshman at the NJCAA DII national championships to earn honorable mention honors. During his sophomore year, he finished 2nd overall at the nationals and helped the team to a 3rd place finish in the nation. Earlier in the season he was the district champion and helped his team to a district championship with a winning time of 25:38.

On the track, Dominguez ran to All-American honors during both the indoor and outdoor seasons. He earned indoor All-American in 1994 in the 4x800 (5th place – 7:59.84), the distance medley relay (8th place – 10:45.88). In 1995, he was indoor All-American in the 4x800 (6th – 7:54.70), the distance medley relay (6th place – 10:30.03), and the 3,000 m (8th – 8:37.74).  In the outdoor season, he was All-American in the 3,000 steeplechase (8th – 10:19.84 in 1994 and 7th – 9:44.80 in 1995). He is still ranked #1 in the Alfred State indoor record book in the 4x800 relay, the sprint medley relay, and the distance medley relay. He is ranked #2 in the 4x800 relay, the mile and the 3,000 m. In the outdoor record book, he is currently ranked #2 in the 4x800 relay, #5 in the steeplechase, and #6 in the 4x400 relay.

Dominguez went on to Kansas State University where he earned All-Big 12 twice in the 1,000 m and finished in the top 20 at the Big 12 championships, 25:52 for the 5.3 mile course. He continued to run competitively after college running an 8k in 23:48, a 10k in 30:02, and an 800 m in 1:50.1 while being sponsored by Mizuno 

Dominguez got into coaching cross country and track & field at Alfred State and has spent time coaching at Erie CC, Alliant International University, Cuyamaca College, and is currently the coach at the University of Saint Mary.