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Saxon cross country team compete at state championships
10/24/11

CANTON, NY - The Alfred University men’s women’s cross country teams competed Saturday at the New York State Collegiate Track Conference (NTSCTC) championships, hosted by St. Lawrence University.

Neither AU squad posted a team score. Senior Ken Noll (Valatie, NY/Ichabod Crane) was the top AU runner on the 8-kilometer men’s course, finishing 53rd in 28:04; senior Elisabeth Phillips-Jones (Watertown, MA/Watertown) paced Alfred women’s team on the 5-kilometer course, finishing 47th in 21:00.

Other top runners for the Alfred men ‘s team were senior Derek Denkenberger (Horseheads, NY/Horseheads), 91st in 30:04 and freshman Jacob Gorke, 108th in 32:43. For the AU women, freshman Tracie Forrester (Gainesville, NY/Letchworth) was 78th (26:37.70) and junior Erin Johnstone (West Henrietta, NY/Rush Henrietta) was 83rd (27:09.40).

The AU men and women are in action next on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Empire 8 Conference championships in Saratoga, NY.