The Alfred State College indoor track & field team opened up their season with an impressive showing at the RIT Invitational. The Pioneers had three event winners on the day in competition versus mainly four-year schools.
On the men's side, Brett Harrington (Rochester/Edison) won the 55 m hurdles in 7.82. He was also 4th in the long jump (6.36 m). Tyree Constantine (Binghamton) won the high jump with a leap of 1.93 m.
The women's 4x200 relay team of Shatara Noble (Rochester/John Marshall), Briana Dorsey (Rochester/School of the Arts), Tara Murphy (Rochester/Wilson), and Jessica Stewart (Bronx/Herbert Lehman) crossed the finish line first in 1:52.64.
Dorsey was 3rd in both the 200 m (27.56) and the 55 m (7.74), Murphy finished 3rd in the 500 m (1:25.92), and Noble was 6th in the 55 m (7.82).
Other top finishers included; Rawle Crawford (Mt. Vernon) finished 3rd in the 200 (23.61), Byron Jones (Niagara Falls) was 4th in the triple jump (12.89 m), and Ken Boyer (Albion) was 7th in the 400 (53.10).
The Pioneers return to action next Sunday when they travel to Selinsgrove, PA to compete in the Susquehanna University Invitational. Action is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.