AU Press Releases

AU men and women finish 10th at state cross country championships

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – The Alfred University men’s and women’s cross country teams each placed 10th at the New York State championship meet, held Saturday in Saratoga Springs and hosted by RPI.

Junior Ken Noll (Valatie, NY/Ichabod Crane) led the AU men’s team, finishing the eight-kilometer race in 44th place with a time of 27:18. Freshman Sam Cox (Linwood, NY/York) was 87th (31:08); sophomore Eric Shromann (Batavia, NY/Notre Dame) was 88th (31:13); sophomore Kevin Nagel (Clarence, NY/Clarence) was 90th (31:37); and senior Eric Hudack (West Seneca, NY/St. Francis) was 92nd (32:11).

Junior Elisabeth Phillips-Jones (Watertown, MA/Watertown) led the AU women on the five-kilometer course, finishing 33rd in 19:17. Senior Melissa Haahr (Owego, NY/Tioga) was 56th (19:54); sophomore Linsey Laserte (Westminster, MA/Oakmont Regional) was 85th (21:24); senior Kate Lepore (Port Jefferson Station, NY/Comsewogue) was 91st (21:59); and sophomore Amy Morrissey (Hornell, NY/Hornell) was 93rd (22:14).

The AU men’s and women’s teams are in action next on Sunday, Oct. 31, at the Empire 8 Conference championship meet at Saratoga Springs.