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Pioneers Pass Final Tune Up

Shawn Rutledge heads down the hill near the baseball field

The Alfred State men's cross country team passed its final tune up prior to the ACAA Championships next week. The Pioneers finished 2nd out of three teams in a 5k held at Alfred State.

Shawn Rutledge (Watkins Glen) led the men with a 8th place finish. He averaged 5:37 per mile and crossed the finish line in 17:28. Austin Demberg (Westtown/Minisink Valley) finished 12th (17:42), Ryan Lohr (West Seneca West) was 15th (17:58), Jacob Drew (Corning Painted Post) was 16th (18:06), and Matt Connolly (Elmira Notre Dame) rounded out the top five with a 17th place finish (18:07).

RIT took home the team title with a perfect score of 15 followed by Alfred State (53) and Alfred University (75).

The Pioneers will head to SUNY Delhi to compete in the ACAA Championships next Saturday (10/27). The blue and gold finished 2nd in the ACAA Championships last year.