For the third straight week, the Alfred State College cross country teams remain steady in the NJCAA Division III poll. The men's team remains ranked #3 while the women are ranked #5.
The Pioneers had a strong showing this past weekend at the University of Rochester Invitiational held at Genesee Valley Park. Both teams were the top NJCAA school in the field. The women's team finished 7th led by Carey Crooker (Addison). Crooker finished 41st in a time of 20:33. The men's team finished 8th led by John Sweeney (Barker). Sweeney earned a 36th place finish with a 8k time of 26:31.
The men received 500 points and trail SUNY Delhi's 600 points and Mohawk Valley CC's 520 points. Trailing ASC in the poll are Broome CC (400 points), Howard (MD) CC (380 points), and Harper (IL) College (220 points).
On the women's side, the Lady Pioneers have 420 points to earn the 5th ranking. Ocean CC leads the poll with 600 points followed by Mohawk Valley CC (480 points), Broome CC (460 points), and SUNY Delhi (440 points).
The blue & gold have a weekend off and are busy preparing the Region III Championships to be held October 31 at SUNY Delhi.