Posted Online: Feb. 10, 2013, 6:43 pm

Alleman's Adlfinger commits to North Central

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Alleman senior runner Ethan Adlfinger is this week's Metro Pacesetter for The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus. Adlfinger won the Class 1A Oregon Sectional title one week after winning the Rock Falls Regional championship.
Alleman senior runner Ethan Adlfinger recently announced his intentions to continue his career at North Central College. Adlfinger will compete in cross country and track at the Naperville-based school.

Adlfinger has earned five state medals in his running career, with three in track. He earned sixth- and eight-place medals in the 4x800-meter relay and took ninth in the 1600 last spring. Adlfinger is the only athlete in program history to earn a medal three consecutive years.

This fall, he took fifth in the Class 1A state meet and helped the Pioneers win regional, sectional and Western Big 6 Conference titles. Adlfinger finished 13th at the 2011 state meet.