Harris Wins National Championship
Troy NY- Avion Harris(Niagara Falls, NY) captured his first National Championship in the 1500 Meters beating a very competitive field in a personal best time of 4:09.59. There was only 1.32 seconds separating the first 4 finishers in the race that Harris lead from start to finish. He was awarded First Team All-American honors for his efforts and placed 3rd in the 800 Meter Run later in the day with a time of 2:00.97. He was an All-American honorable mention in the 800 Meter run. Notorious Gue(Unadilla, NY) finished 8th in the Triple Jump and the Men’s Team placed 15th out of 28 teams.
Ja’Nia Ray(Syracuse, NY) ran a personal best 17.1 seconds finishing 6th in the finals of the 100 Meter High Hurdles at the NJCAA National Championships at Hudson Valley Community College. Jynnae Stevens(Schenectady, NY) Placed 7th in the 200 Meters and the Herkimer College Women’s team placed 17th out of 23 teams.