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AU cross country teams compete at Rochester Yellowjacket Invitational

ROCHESTER, NY – The Alfred University men’s and women’s cross country teams ran in the University of Rochester Yellowjacket Invitational on Saturday. The AU men placed 14th of 15 teams competing, while the Alfred women posted no team score.

Senior Matt Phillips (Kinderhook, NY/Ichabod Crane) was the Saxons’ top men’s runner, completing the eight-kilometer course in 29:50 to finish 138th. Senior Kirk Peskor (Ontario, NY/Wayne) was 148th in 30:31 and sophomore Paul Igoe (Durham, NH/Oyster River) was 153rd in 30:50.

Senior Megan McKee (Rush, NY/Rush-Henrietta) led the AU women with a 73rd-place finish on the five-kilometer freshman Erin Johnstone 110th (25:59).

The AU men’s and women’s teams will compete next on Saturday, Oct. 24, in Rochester at the New York State championships.