Lalone Double Medalist At Atlantic T-F Regional
ROCHESTER, N.Y- The Cortland men's indoor track and field team, ranked 12th nationally in Division III and second in the Atlantic Region, finished in second place out of 47 schools at the All-Atlantic Region Indoor Track and Field Conference (AARTFC) Championships. Nazareth College hosted the two-day event Friday and Saturday. Rowan won the team title with 115 points, followed by Cortland with 64 and Ithaca with 53. Brockport (41) and Geneseo (39) rounded out the top five. Heading the Red Dragons point total was double medalist Peyton Lalone (Ogdensburg/Ogdensburg Free Academy) who was second in the 200-meter dash (22.44) and combined with Coltrane Goring (Los Angeles, CA/Notre Dame), Connor Lewis (Glen Ridge) and Rich Samuels (Wallkill) for third place in the 4x400-meter relay (3:20.25).
Cortland awaits the announcement of qualifiers for next weekend's NCAA Division III Championships, which be held in Winston-Salem, N.C., March 13-14.
The top 20 in each individual event and the top 12 in each relay (4x400 and DMR) qualify for nationals.