Bryanna Godfrey (Tioga-Financial Planning), Lindsey Thiel (Liverpool-Construction Management), and Shawn Rutledge (Watkins Glen-Diesel Mechanic) have been named the Alfred State Garcia's Barbershop Top Cut Athletes of the Week.
Godfrey led the volleyball team with 33 kills and 17 service aces this week as the Pioneers were 2-2. She also led the team with 50.5 points scored. She recorded 10 kills and five service aces for Houghton in the first match of the week and capped off the week with 10 service aces vs. Lyndon State. She leads the team with 94 kills and 27 aces on the year.
Thiel continued to be the top finisher for the cross country team. She shaved off nearly a minute from her fastest time of the season in 5k competition on Saturday when she ran Harry Anderson Invitational at Roberts Wesleyan in 20:24.1. Her time was good enough for a 34th place and helped the Pioneers to a 12th place team finish.
Rutledge was the second Pioneer to finish the 8k course at Roberts Wesleyan this weekend. He has improved his time on an 8k course by 1:48 over the past three races. He finished 26th overall with a time of 27:59.1. He helped the team to a 6th place finish out of 19 total teams and a 3rd place finish among the 10 NCAA DIII schools competing.