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Pioneers Compete at Behrend Open

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The Alfred State track and field continued their season with a trip to Erie, PA to compete at the Penn State Behrend Open. 

On the men's side, Zion Ponder led the way by winning the long jump. He registered a leap of 6.02 m in his first jump to earn the victory. He also tied for 3rd with Derek Stein in the high jump with a leap of 1.70 m just behind teammate Jesse Johnson who was 2nd with a mark of 1.85 m.

Jacob Drew (Corning Painted Post) was 2nd in the 400 hurdles (1:02.17), Bryce Chapman (Geneseo) was 3rd in the hammer (31.99 m) while Tim Burns (Churchville) was 4th (25.02 m), Cameron Howard (Brockport) was 4th in the 100 (11.52). and Corey Seymour was 5th in the 200 m (24.12)

The 4x100 relay was 2nd in 46.08.

On the women's side, Julia Yanarella (Wappingers Falls/Roy Ketcham) won the javelin with a mark of 23.74 m while Marissa Sly (N. Tonawanda) was 2nd in four events. She ran the 100 hurdles in 18.00, recorded a mark of 1.30 m in the high jump, jumped 4.24 m in the long jump and threw the javelin 20.97 m. Katherine Frascella (Franklinville) was 6th in the 1500 (5:59.17).

The Pioneers are slated to St. John Fisher next Saturday.