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AU cross country teams compete at Houghton Highlander Invitational

HOUGHTON, NY – The Alfred University cross country teams were in action Saturday at the Houghton College Highlander Invitational meet.

The AU women’s team took 10th of 13 teams competing on a five-kilometer course; the Alfred men, running an eight-kilometer race, were 12th out of 13 teams.

Junior Elisabeth Phillips-Jones (Watertown, MA/Watertown) led the AU women, finishing 18th with a time of 18:59.55. Senior Melissa Haahr (Owego, NY/Tioga) was 42nd (20:09.84) and freshman Eliza Parker (Oswego, NY/Oswego) was 52nd (20:28.56).

Junior Ken Noll (Valatie, NY/Ichabod Crane) took 38th in 27:25.58 to pace the Saxon men. Sophomore Eric Shormann (Batavia, NY/Notre Dame) was 66th (29:45.63) and senior Eric Hudack (West Seneca, NY/St. Francis) was 75th (31:38.27).

Alfred’s women’s team competes next on Saturday, Oct. 2, at a SUNY Geneseo-hosted meet at Letchworth State Park. Both teams are in action on Saturday, Oct. 16, at the University of Rochester’s Yellowjacket Invitational.