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Outdoor track teams compete at Cornell; men’s 4X400 team runs at Penn Relays
4/27/09

ITHACA, NY — The Alfred University men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams competed Sunday at the Big Red Invitational, hosted by Cornell University.

For the AU men, junior Lee Consolo (Pleasantville, NY/Pleasantville) earned a fourth-place finish in the 400-meter run (49.80 seconds) . He also finished 21st in the 200-meter run (22.93 seconds) on Saturday.

Other top performers for the AU men were: freshman Richard Scott (Eden, NY/Eden) was 11th n the 400-meter hurdles (59.50 seconds); senior Corey Smith (Albion, NY/Albion), seventh in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (11:31.93); freshman Evan Roush (Newport, PA/Newport), sixth in the triple jump (12.96 meters); and sophomore Markenson Joseph (Brooklyn, NY/Nazareth Regional), 15th in the hammer throw (35,19 meters).

Junior Megan Crimmins (Horseheads, NY/Horseheads) was ninth in the 1,500-meter run (5:03.80) to lead the AU women. Freshman Elisabeth Phillips-Jones (Watertown, MA/Watertown) was 21st in the 800-meter run (2:28.20); freshman Tiffany Buck (Freeport, ME/Freeport) was 25th in the 1,500 meters (6:16.46); and freshman Anne Mills (Scarborough, ME/Scarborough) was 26th in the 100-meter hurdles (18.41 seconds).

On Friday, Consolo, Scott, junior Matt Phillips (Kinderhook, NY/Ichabod Crane) and senior Erik Jezek (Orchard Park, NY/Hamburg) competed in the 4X400-meter relay at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia. They finished third in their heat (3:24.62) and 67th overall.

The AU men’s and women’s teams compete next on Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2, at the New York State championships, hosted by St. Lawrence University.