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Pioneers Race at Houghton

Pioneers Race at Houghton

The Alfred State men's cross country team finished 10th at the Houghton College Highlander Invitational on Saturday.

Jacob Drew (Corning Painted Post) was the top Pioneer finisher. He crossed the finish line of the 8k race in 66th (28:50.7). Gavin Bathgate (East Rochester) was 67th (28:52.2), Matt Connolly (Elmira Notre Dame) was 70th), Austin Miller (Hornell) was 86th (30:11.2), and Jeff Jijy (New Hyde Park) rounded out the team's finishers in 109th place (33:47.9).

114 runners from 11 schools competed in the event. Geneseo took home the team title.

The Pioneers will run in their annual Alumni Race next weekend as the college celebrates Homecoming 2019. The race is slated for a 10:30 a.m. start.