David G. Redding (1985-1987)
Dave Redding was a member of both the cross country and track and field teams at Alfred State College from 1985-1987.
Redding was named National Junior College Athletic Association All-American, All-Region and Penn-York All-Conference in cross country during his two seasons at Alfred State. He was a member of the Pioneer cross country team that finished 3rd at Nationals both seasons. In 1985 Redding finished 32nd in the nation at Nationals (26:47). In 1986 he finished 21st at Nationals (26:21) after finishing 5th at Regionals.
In track and field Redding still holds the College record in the 10,000 Meters (30:57.6). Dave earned All-Region honors in indoor track and field by finishing 3rd in the 3,000 meters and outdoor track and field by finishing 2nd in the 5,000 meters. He also qualified for the USA Junior Track and Field Championships.
Redding turned down NCAA Division I Track and Field scholarship offers to become a chiropractor.