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Pioneers Finish 6th at ECAC Championships

Pioneers Finish 6th at ECAC Championships

The Alfred State men's track & field team had several impressive performances on day two of the ECAC Championships as they finished 6th overall at the event held at Southern Connecticut State. The Pioneers scored 46 points in the event that featured 25 scoring teams.

Jacob Wadsworth (Dansville) and Paul Kemsley (Lancaster) both earned 2nd place finishes to lead the way. Wadsworth finished with 5,822 points (124 points behind the winner) in the decathlon. He scored 716 points in the 1500 (4:34.46) and 627 points in the 110 hurdles (16.97). Kemsley was 2nd in the discus with a toss of 45.56 m

In the high jump, Jesse Johnson was 4th with a leap of 1.86 finishing just ahead of Zion Ponder who also cleared 1.86. Derek Stein was 6th with a leap of 1.80 m.

Rutgers Newark won the team title with 87 points. The Pioneers were one of only seven teams that scored more than 45 points in the competition.