AU Press Releases

AU competes at ECAC indoor track and field championships

NEW YORK, NY - The Alfred University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3, at the ECAC indoor championships, held at The Armory in New York City. The AU men finished in 44th place with six points, while the Saxon women took 57th place with .33 points.

Scoring for the AU men Saturday was senior Rich Scott (Eden, NY/Eden), who took fourth place in the 400-meter run. His time of 49.20 seconds broke his own school record and earned his team five points. The Saxon men’s other point came Friday, when the 4X200-meter relay team came in eighth.

Also on Saturday for the AU men, sophomore Isaiah Cassin (Candor, NY/Candor) came in 13th in the high jump (1.87 meters).

Sophomore Rebecca Graudons (Mayfield, NY/Mayfield) was the only member of the Alfred women’s team competing Saturday. She took 19th in the high jump (1.54 meters). Graudons was the only athlete to score for the AU women in the two-day meet, taking .33 points for her eighth-place tie in the pole vault.

Graudons has qualified to compete in both the pole vault and high jump at the NCAA Division III indoor championships, which will be held Friday and Saturday, March 9 and 10, in Grinnell, IA.