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Cross Country teams compete in Geneseo Invitational
10/04/09

MT. MORRIS, NY — The Alfred University men's and women's cross country teams competed at the Geneseo Invitational Saturday at Letchworth State Park. The AU men plaved 15th of 24 teams and the Alfred women were ninth of 23 teams.

Senior Corey Smith (Albion, NY/Albion) was Alfred's top men's runner, placing 74th on the eight-kilometer course with a time of 29:00.60. Senior Jesse Schuster (Tonawanda, NY/Tonawanda) was 76th in 29:07.90 and senior Jim Thierman (Allegany, NY/Allegany-Limestone) was 83rd in 29:28.20.

AU sophomore Elisabeth Phillips-Jones (Watertown, MA/Watertown) completed the six-kilometer women's course in 25:06.10 for a 47th-place finish. Junior Melissa Haahr (Owego, NY/Tioga) was 50th in 25:27.10 and junior Jen Chan (Angelica, NY/Genesee Valley) was 51st in 25:31.04.

The AU men's and women's teams are in action next on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the University of Rochester.