The Alfred State track & field team closed out the 2019 portion of their season at the Houghton December Classic.
The blue & gold had a solid day in the jumping events. Emma Taggart (New Windsor, MD) won the high jump with a leap of 1.61 m. She was also 4th in the 60 m hurdles (10.40).
Lily Schnell (Olean) won the triple jump with a mark of 8.98 m and was 5th in the long jump (4.31 m). Alyssa Delany (Canisteo Greenwood) was 4th in the long jump (4.46 m) and 7th in the 60 hurdles (10.93).
On the track, Caitlin Caltagirone (Holland) was 4th in the 1 mile crossing the finish line in 5:53.87.
The 4x400 relay team of Shawn Rosa (Middletown), Jacob Drew (Corning Painted Post), Cameron Chambers (East Rochester), and Jacob Wadsworth (Dansville) won in 3:30.72. Wadsworth also won the 200 m dash in 22.53.
Chambers was 2nd in the 400 (51.66) while Zach Rudewicz-Nepokroeff (Williamsville East) was 2nd in the long jump (6.52 m). Gilbert Boateng (Yonkers/Riverside) was 4th in the 60 (7.28) and 6th in the 200 (24.07), Drew was 4th in the 800 (2:05.58), and Zion Ponder (Rochester/School of the Arts) was 4th in the high jump (1.79 m).
Howard was 5th in the 200 (23.96), Rosa was 5th in the 400 (54.13), and Corey Seymour (Dryden) was 5th in the long jump (6.08 m). Jesse Johnson (Horseheads) was 7th in the high jump (1.74 m) while Derek Stein (Horseheads) was 8th in the high jump (1.74 m). Colin Stauffer (LeRoy) was 6th in the long jump (5.95 m) and Stein was 8th (5.54 m).
Up Next: The Pioneers are back in action on January 18th when they compete at RIT.