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AU women seventh, men eighth at state outdoor track and field championships
5/06/12

ROCHESTER, NY - The Alfred University men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams placed eighth and seventh, respectively, at the New York State Collegiate Track Conference (NYSCTC) outdoor championships, held Friday and Saturday at the University of Rochester.

AU senior Rich Scott (Eden, NY/Eden) was a double winner for the AU men’s team, taking first in the 400-meter dash (48.64 seconds) and 200-meter dash (21.85 seconds). Scott also teamed with senior Randy Brito (New York, NY/Cardinal Hates), sophomore Nolan Rummel and junior Jeremy Weaver (Lancaster, PA/Lancaster Catholic) to take second in the 4X400-meter relay (3:21.08).

Also scoring points for the AU men were: Brito, fifth in the 400-meter hurdles (56.40 seconds); sophomore Jason Osborne (Liverpool, NY/Liverpool) and freshman Lucas Marshall (Windsor, NY/Windsor), third (13.52 meters) and seventh (12.46 meters), respectively, in the shot put; and sophomore Isaiah Cassin (Candor, NY/Candor), fifth in the high jump (1.93 meters). Junior Chris Lopez (Rochester, NY/Pittsford Sutherland), Scott, freshman Tyler Robinson (Lockport, NY/Lockport) and junior Andre McCloud (Bath, NY/Haverling) were eighth in the 4X100-meter relay.

Freshman Miasia Hillman (Buffalo, NY/Hutch Tech) paced the AU women with a fourth-place finish in the 100-meter dash (12.85 seconds). She teamed with junior Jordyn Larkins (Rochester, NY/Harley-Allendale-Columbia), sophomore Corine Pettit (Strykersville, NY/Holland) and freshman Patricia Banahene (Rochester, NY/Brighton) to take third in the 4X100-meter relay (50.51 seconds).

Larkins took eighth in the 100-meter dash (13.09 seconds).

The AU men’s and women’s teams are in action next on Saturday, May 12, at Oneonta.