AU Press Releases

AU cross country teams race at Yellowjacket Invitational

ROCHESTER, NY - The Alfred University men’s and women’s cross country teams competed Saturday at the University of Rochester Yellowjacket Invitational. The AU men placed 15th of 16 teams competing on the 8-kilometer course, while the Saxon women posted no team score in the five-kilometer run.

Senior Ken Noll (Valatie, NY/Ichabod Crane) led AU, placing 70th in 29:20. Senior Derek Denkenberger (Horseheads, NY/Horseheads) was 83rd (30:18) and Jacob Gorke was 103rd (33:27).

Senior Elisabeth Phillips-Jones (Watertown, MA/Watertown) was the Alfred women’s top runner, taking 67th in 21:11. Freshman Tracie Forrester (Gainesville, NY/Letchworth) was 76th (21:28) and junior Erin Johnstone (West Henrietta, NY/Rush Henrietta) was 109th (22:20).

AU is in action next on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the New York State championships at St. Lawrence.