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UB athlete takes eighth at USATF Junior Nationals

Alec Peinkofer of the University at Buffalo turned in an impressive showing in the USATF Junior National Championships in Eugene, Ore., over the weekend with an eighth-place finish in the 3,000 meters steeplechase.

The Baldwinsville native ran it in 9:42.41, ranking fifth among college freshman entered in the event. Bailey Roth, running unattached, won in 9:03.92.

During his freshman season at UB, Peinkofer’s best time in the event was 9:03.45, good for a third-place finish in the Mid-American Conference Outdoor championships in Athens, Ohio on May 17.

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