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AU cross country teams compete at Houghton
9/26/11

HOUGHTON, NY - The Alfred University men’s and women’s cross country teams competed Saturday at the Houghton College Highlander Invitational.

The AU men placed 11th of 16 teams competing, while the Saxons women posted no team score.
Senior Ken Noll (Valatie, NY/Ichabod Crane) led AU in the men’s eight-kilometer race, placing 30thth in 27:13.46. Senior Derek Denkenberger (Horseheads, NY/Horseheads) was 64th (29:15.30) and junior Eric Selzo (Shokan,NY/Onteora) was 94th (33:10.52).

Senior Elisabeth Phillips-Jones (Watertown, MA/Watertown) paced Alfred in the five-kilometer women’s race, taking 36th in 20:01.81. Freshman Tracie Forrester (Gainesville, NY/Letchworth) was 57th (20:39.16) and junior Erin Johnstone (West Henrietta, NY/Rush Henrietta) was 84thth (21:35.74).

The AU men are in action next on Saturday, Oct. 15, at Rochester; the Alfred women run next on Saturday, Oct. 8, at Geneseo.