Altoona graduate gets AMCC honor

From Mirror reports

Andrea Luciano, the lone senior on a team of freshmen for the La Roche cross country team, was named La Roche’s Athlete of the Week for her performance in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference cross country championships.

Luciano, an Altoona graduate, finished 28th in 28:52 on the 6K course. Luciano was the top La Roche runner in every race of her collegiate career.

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Altoona graduate Dominic Stroh helped the Shippensburg cross country team win its third straight NCAA Atlantic Region Championships with a 10th-place finish in the field of 129 runners.

Stroh finished the 10K course in 31:43.3.

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J.P. Duffy, an Altoona graduate, was named Rookie of the Week by the Presidents’ Athletic Conference for his performance on the Saint Vincent golf team.

Duffy finished as the runner-up at the Grove City Fall Invitational on Sept. 12 after shooting a round of 73. Duffy followed that by carding a 71 and a 79 at the Carnegie Mellon Invitational.

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