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Women Finish 4th, Men 5th at ECAC Championships

ECAC Team pictures

The Alfred State indoor track & field team had an impressive performance at the 2019 ECAC Championships held at the Armory in New York City. The Pioneer women finished 4th out of 25 teams while the men finished 5th out of 26 teams.

Paul Kemsley (Lancaster) highlighted day two action by winning the weight throw. He had a winning toss of 16.29 m.

Jacob Wadsworth (Dansville) finished 2nd in the heptathlon with 4,029 points. His totals is the 2nd highest in Alfred State history. He scored a 813 points in the 1,000 m run when he won the event with a run of 2:45.57. Andrew Ruebenstahl (Washingtonville) was 4th with 3,945 points while Tim Berry (Midlakes) was 5th with 3,883 points. Wadsworth was also 6th in the high jump (1.85 m).

In other action, Jacob Drew (Corning Painted Post) was 4th in the 800 m in 2:02.55 while Michael Allender (Lew-Port) finished 6th in the 60m dash in 7.19.

The men's team scored 44 points in the two-day event. Salisbury won the team title with 132.5 points. Alfred State was one of six teams that scored over 40 points.

Veronica Dailey (Addison) led five Pioneers who earned points in the 1 mile run. She finished in 6:01.82. Katherine Frascella (Franklinville) was 3rd (6:28.93), Emily Brigman (Lancaster) was 4th (7:14.61), Marissa Sly (N. Tonawanda) was 5th, and Julia Yanarella (Wappinger Falls/Roy Ketcham) was 6th. Dailey also finished 4th in the 3,000 (12:01.88) while Frascella was 7th (13:07.57).

The women's team scored 43 points in the event. Salisbury won the team title with 150 points. Alfred State was one seven teams that scored over 40 points.