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LaRue and Almeter Earn Athlete of the Week Honors

Jessie LaRue and Tristan Almeter named Athletes of the Week

Jessie LaRue (Livonia) and Tristan Almeter (Elma/Iroquois) have been named the Alfred State Athletes of the Week.

LaRue continued her solid start to her collegiate career with three more individual victories as the Pioneers battled Cabrini tough on Saturday afternoon. She won the 100 back and set a new school record in 1:04.56. She also won the 50 free (25.94) and the 200 back (2:21.16). LaRue was also part of the winning 400 free relay that finished in 3:58.89.

Almeter led the Pioneers at the Niagara Open with a 2nd place finish in the 184 lb. weight class. He earned a 17-0 tech fall vs. Draven Douglas (Mercyhurst North East) to start the day and then earned a 13-6 decision over Sergio Crespo (Niagara CCC) to advance to the semifinals. He made it to the finals following a 14-5 major decision over Camden Johnson (Spartanburg) but fell in the finals to Cameron Page to end the day with a 3-1 mark. In the Niagra Duals on Friday night, Almeter was 1-1 with a 15-0 win over Douglas. On the season, Almeter is 10-4.

Honor Roll: Dante Jordan (basketball), Emily Kelley (basketball), Ethan Dale (swimming), Alyssa Beardsley (western equestrian)