Quentin T. Howe (1986-1987)
A member of the 1986 Alfred State track team that placed third at the National Junior College Athletic Association Championships, Quentin Howe earned All-American honors in both cross country and track and field. He holds the ASC record for the 1500 meter run, and was a member of the school record holding 4 x 800 meter relay team.
After graduating from ASC in 1987 with a degree in Liberal Arts and Science (Math and Science), Howe transferred to Maryland, where he was named All-Atlantic Coast Conference in cross country, and graduated from Villanova, where he was named All-Big East in track and field. He advanced to the semi-finals in the 1500 meter run at the 1992 Olympic Trials, just missing the finals.
Besides being a superior athlete, Quentin was an inspiration to his teammates and his friends. He died in a tragic accident on the Colorado River in 1995.