Travis Alfaro paced the men's cross country team to a second place finish, while the women finished 10th.
2011-12 Freshman: (Cross Country) Named to the 2012 SoCon All-Freshman team ... Competed in every meet of the 2012 season, with one top ten finish - tenth place - at the WCU Invitational (9/2) with a time of 16:04.11 in the 5,000m event ...9/16 - Ran a 20:52.20 in the 6,400m Mountaineer Open to place 38th ... 9/30 - In the Paul Short Invitational, Alfaro ran a 27:20 (335th) ...Placed 24th in the Royal XC Challenge with a time of 25:40.06 ... 10/29 - Ran his fastest time of the season with a 25:32.54 - good enough for 31st - in the SoCon Championship.
High School: Alfaro placed second at the Southern Piedmont Conference Meet ... Ran a career-best 16:10 in the 5,000m which was just off of the Lincolnton High School record of 15:56 ... Ran a school record in track in the 3200m.