The Alfred State College track and field team had another strong showing at the second day of the Battleground Relays at Mary Washington University. The blue & gold was one of 12 teams in the two-day competition snd had numerous athletes qualify for nationals.
Brett Harrington (Rochester/Edison) won the 110 m hurdles in 14.74, Vince Antonioli (Wellsville) won the discus with a toss of 40.28 m, and the 4 x 100 relay team of Rawl Crawford (Mt. Vernon), Dre Johnson (Rochester/Edison), Harrington, and Ken Boyer (Albion) finished 2nd (43.41).
The women's sprint medley relay team of Tara Noble (Rochester/Marshall), Briana Dorsey (Rochester/School of the Arts), Shea McKee (Canisteo Greenwood), and Tara Murphy (Rochester/Wilson) set a new school record with a run of 1:54.11. The finish was good for 2nd overall.
Dorsey was also 2nd in the 100 m (12.80) and Noble was 3rd (13.33). Megan Votava (Alfred Almond) was 7th in the 100 hurdles (17.22) and vaulted 7' in her first ever pole vault event. Murphy ran a 5:25.16 in the 1,500 to qualify for nationals.
The 4x100 relay team of Dorsey, Noble, McKee and Votava raced to a 3rd place finish in 52.05.
The Pioneers return to action on Friday when they host Finger Lakes CC and Alfred University at Pioneer Stadium. Field events begin at 2 p.m.