The Alfred State College indoor track & field opened up their 2012 season with a strong showing at the RIT Tiger Invitational. David Miller (Elmira Southside) highlighted the day by qualifying for the NJCAA National Championship in the pole vault.
Miller finished 4th overall in the pole vault with a leap of 4.40 m. His height qualifies him for the National Championships March 2-3 in Charleston, IL.
Megan Votava (Alfred Almond) had a solid day on the women's side breaking the school record in 60 m hurdles. Votava was 5th overall with a new school record of 10.25. Votava also registered the 4th best pole vault in school history with a leap of 2.30 m.
Briana Dorsey (Rochester/School of the Arts) was 2nd in the 60 m dash (8.22) and is now 2nd on the ASC all-time list. She was also 2nd in the 200 m (27.34). Kim Lupo (Auburn) was 2nd in the 500 m (1:33.32), Caitlyn Hotchkiss (Springville) was 6th in the 400 m (67.42), and Tara Murphy (Rochester/Wilson) was 7th in the 800 m (2:31.00). Kayla Franchina (Cassadaga Valley) was 11th in the long jump (4.68 m - 8th best in ASC history) and 13th in the triple jump (9.29 m - 4th in ASC history).
The 4x400 relay team of Hotchkiss, Lupo, Dorsey, and Murphy finished 4th in 4:24.80 (5th best in school history).
Jayvon Larkin (Rochester/Wilson) won the triple jump (13.85 m) and was 3rd in the high jump (1.88 m), Marcquis Johnson-Broughton (Rochester/Edison) was 6th in the 60 m dash (7.73), and Brian Tubbs (Waverly) was 6th in the 200 m (24.18).
ASC travels to Geneva, OH next weekend to compete in the SPIRE North Coast Open. Action is slated to begin at 10 a.m.