Area athletes compete for Sage

TROY – The Sage women’s and men’s outdoor track and field teams were in action on Saturday at the Capital District Championship on the campus of RPI for a non-team scored meet. The meet was the final competition for the Gators on the 2016 season.

In the 3,000-meter steeplechase, Fonda-Fultonville graduate Samantha Phelps, a Sage sophomore, was ninth with a time of 16:09.91.

Gloversville graduate Zachary Funk, a freshman at Sage, was 19th in the 5,000 meters with a time of 17:40.67. Funk also finished in 14th in the 400 meter run in 53.47 seconds.

Junior Ian Alejandro, an Amsterdam graduate, posted a time of 2:17.27 to take 37th in the 800 meters. He also was 27th in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:46.61.