Alfred State Cross Country News

November 20, 2012
Moore Named Region Coaches of the Year
Women's cross country coach Gary Moore has been named Region III Coaches of the Year by their peers following a very successful fall season.

November 19, 2012
Platt and Rusek Earn All-American Honors
Jedadiah Platt (Appleton/Barker) and Jordan Rusek (Buffalo/Williamsville East) earned NJCAA DIII All-American honors following their top-15 finishes at the National Championships. Platt and Rusek were the top two runners for Alfred State all season long.

November 16, 2012
Five Pioneers Run to All-Region Honors
Five members of the Alfred State cross country team ran to All-Region honors during the Region III Championships. Jedadiah Platt (Barker) earned 1st team honors while Jordan Rusek (Williamsville East), Kim Lupo (Auburn), Claire Holleran (Penfield), and Katy Monahan (Warsaw) all raced to 2nd team honors.

November 10, 2012
Women 3rd, Men 5th at Cross Country Nationals
The Alfred State cross country team had a strong showing at the NJCAA Division III National Championships on Saturday at SUNY Delhi. The Lady Pioneers finished 3rd in the nation while the men finished tied for 5th. Athletes from 28 colleges competed in the event.

October 30, 2012
Lupo and Platt Named Athletes of the Week
Cross country runners Kim Lupo (Auburn) and Jedadiah Platt (Barker) have been named the Alfred State athletes of the week by the SID office. Lupo and Platt were the top Alfred finishers at the Region III Championships.

October 27, 2012
Lady Pioneers Win Region III Cross Country Title, Men 3rd
The Alfred State and Mohawk Valley CC women's cross country ran to a share of the Region III Championships. Both teams scored a 45 and will share the Region III title in a highly competitive race. In the men's competition the Pioneers finished 3rd out of the nine teams competing.

October 24, 2012
Women 3rd, Men 7th in Latest Cross Country Poll
Heading into this weekend's Region III Championships, the Alfred State women's cross country team is tied for 3rd in the latest NJCAA Division III poll while the men are ranked #7.

October 16, 2012
Muhleisen and Rusek Named Athletes of the Week
Soccer player Kali Muhleisen (Alfred Almond) and Jordan Rusek (Williamsville East) were named the Alfred State athletes of the week.

October 16, 2012
Cross Country Remains Steady in Poll
The Alfred State cross country teams remained steady in this week's NJCAA Division III poll. The women's team remained in the #3 position while the men are ranked #5.

October 13, 2012
Cross Country 11th at DeSales Invitational
The Alfred State cross country teams both finished 11th at the DeSales Invitational on Saturday. The men's team scored 313 points while the women scored 321.

October 10, 2012
Women 3rd, Men 5th in Latest XC Poll
The Alfred State women's team is now ranked #3 and the men's team is ranked #5 in the latest NJCAA Division III poll. The Pioneers had held the #2 spot in each of the polls the past two weeks.

October 6, 2012
Women 8th, Men 9th at Hamilton Invite
The Alfred State women's cross country team finished 8th while the men were 9th at the Hamilton College Invitational. The Lady Pioneers scored a 254 while the men scored a 253.

October 3, 2012
Pioneers Remain Steady in the Polls
The cross country teams and the women's soccer team remained in their spots in the latest NJCAA Division III polls. Both the men's and women's cross country teams are ranked #2 for the 2nd straight week while the women's soccer team sits at #4 for the 2nd straight week.

September 26, 2012
Cross Country Ranked 2nd
Both Alfred State cross country teams have moved up the #2 spot in the latest NJCAA Division III poll. The men made a jump from the #7 spot last week while the women climbed from the #5 spot.

September 22, 2012
Cross Country Competes at Houghton
The Alfred State cross country teams had a strong showing at the Houghton College Highlander Invitational on Saturday. The men's team finished 7th out of 15 teams while the women were 9th out of 13 teams.

September 19, 2012
Cross Country Poll: Women 5th, Men 7th
The Alfred State cross country teams remained in the NJCAA Division III cross country poll following a strong showing at the Finger Lakes CC Invitational last Saturday. The women remain ranked #5 while the men moved up one spot to #7.

September 15, 2012
Men 1st, Women 2nd at FLCC Invite
The Alfred State cross country teams has a strong showing at the Finger Lakes CC Bruce Bridgeman Invitational. The men won the event six points and the women finished 2nd just one point behind the overall winner.

September 11, 2012
Muhleisen and Platt Named Athletes of the Week
Soccer player Kali Muhleisen (Alfred Almond) and Jedadiah Platt (Appleton/Barker) have been named the Alfred State athletes of the week by the Sports Information department.

September 8, 2012
Cross Country Sweeps Alfred Invitational
The Alfred State cross country swept both the men's and women's races at the annual Alfred Invitational in a steady rain. Both team's scored a perfect 15.

September 6, 2012
Lady Pioneers Ranked #5 in First Cross Country Poll
The Alfred State women's cross country team is ranked 5th in the first NJCAA Division III poll released today. The Lady Pioneers are the defending NJCAA DIII National Champions and open up the regular season this weekend at the Alfred State Invitational.

September 5, 2012
Cross Country Finishes Busy Preseason
The Alfred State cross country team finished a busy preseason this weekend with the running of the annual alumni race. The cross country program welcomed back 18 former runners to campus in the event.