The Alfred State cross country teams both finished 11th at the DeSales Invitational on Saturday. The men's team scored 313 points while the women scored 321.
Jordan Rusek (Williamsville East) was the top male finisher on the 8k course. Rusek finished 24th in 28:07.6. Jed Platt (Barker) was 25th (28:14.0). There was 225 runners finished the race representing 23 colleges.
Host DeSales University won with a score of 35. Alfred State was the 3rd best NJCAA school in the competition.
On the women's side Kim Lupo (Auburn) was the top female finisher. She finished the 6k course in 46th (27:01.8). Claire Holleran (Penfield) was 59th (27:23.9). There was 185 runners finished the race.
DeSales won the women's title with a 47. The Pioneers were the 3rd highest finisher of NJCAA schools.
The Pioneers have next weekend off before heading to the Region III Championships on October 27th at Mohawk Valley CC.