December 2010

Frey Signs with Delaware State

Posted Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 10:37

Frey Signs Letter of IntentAlfred State College sophomore baseball player JP Frey (Erie, PA/McDowell) has signed a letter of intent to continue his academic and athletic career at Delaware State University.  Frey made his decision during the early signing period and will join the Hornets in the fall of 2011.

Frey hit .399 with 12 doubles, four triples, and a homer during the 2009-10 season.  He scored 46 runs and stole 18 bases for the Pioneers.

This fall he hit .311 with a double, a triple, and three RBI.  He also was 8 for 10 on the basepaths.

During his time at ASC, he has been named All-WNYAC twice and All-Region.  He was also named the ASC Male Freshman athlete of the year.

Frey will be the second Pioneer in recent history to move on to Delaware State.  Current volunteer assistant coach Jose Sanchez transferred to DSU after spending two years wearing the blue & gold.

Frey joins a Hornet squad that finished the 2010 season with a 13-36 mark.  DSU plays in the Mid Eastern Athletic Conference with Bethune Cookman, Coppin State, Florida A&M, Hampton, Howard, Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan State, Norfolk State, North Carolina A&T, North Carolina Central, Savannah State, and South Carolina State.

Big 2nd Half Leads Cuyahoga Past ASC

Posted Date: Thursday, December 2, 2010 - 16:07

Alfred State and Cuyahoga CC were tied 34-34 at half but the Challengers went on a run en route to a 70-58 victory on Thursday in Cleveland, OH.  The Pioneers are now 2-8 on the season.

Tommy Hutson (Brooklyn/Susan McKinney) nailed seven 3-pointers to lead the blue & gold with 25 points.  Patrick Parker (Jamaica/Hillcrest) and Calvin Williams (Queens/Francis Lewis) each finished with 11 points.

The Pioneers return to Ohio on Saturday when they take on Lakeland CC.

AIDS Memorial Quilt Display

Posted Date: Friday, December 3, 2010 - 10:47

AIDS Memorial QuiltSections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt – the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 92,000 individuals lost to AIDS – were recently on view at Alfred State College, as part of World AIDS Day – Dec. 1, 2010. Established in 1987, The NAMES Project Foundation – the international caretaker of The Quilt -- works to preserve, care for, and use The AIDS Memorial Quilt to foster healing, advance social justice, and inspire action. The Quilt began in San Francisco more than 20 years ago with a single three-by-six-foot panel; today this epic tapestry of hope and love includes more than 47,000 panels. These panels have come from every state in the nation and have been created by friends, lovers, and family members in an attempt to transform loss and heartbreak into hope and healing. Sections are continuously on display across the country in schools, places of worship, community centers, businesses, corporations, and a variety of other institutional settings. To date, more than 19 million people have seen The AIDS Memorial Quilt at tens of thousands of displays throughout the world.

Lady Pioneers Win 4th Straight

Posted Date: Friday, December 3, 2010 - 14:40

The Alfred State College women's basketball team used a late 2nd half run to down Cuyahoga CC 53-47.  ASC has now won four in a row and are 9-3 on the season.

Amie Brooks (Pavilion) and Jenna Harrington (Gasport) each finished with 13 points.  Each hit three 3-pointers.  Shadeeka Campbell (Brooklyn/William Grady) finished with nine points, 10 rebounds, and six blocks while Khaylah Moss (Chenango Valley) chipped in six points and 10 rebounds.

ASC shot just 30.9% from the field and 25% from three but held a 47 to 33 advantage on the boards.  The Lady Pioneers held a 24-20 halftime lead.

Taija Walker led CCC with 13 poitns and 10 boards while Amber Perry finished with 10 points and seven rebounds.  The Lady Challengers shot 37.7% from the field, 27.3% from three, and 33% from the foul line.

The blue & gold are right at it again on Saturday when they head to Lakeland (OH) CC.  Opening tip-off is slated for 1 p.m.

Lady Pioneers Fall in Close One

Posted Date: Saturday, December 4, 2010 - 11:00

The Alfred State College women's basketball team gave Lakeland CC all they could handle in a 59-56 loss on Saturday.  The loss snaps the Lady Pioneers four game winning streak and drops the team to 9-4 on the year.

Amie Brooks (Pavilion) led the blue & gold with 21 points, three steals, and two assists while Shadeeka Campbell (Brooklyn/William Grady) had a double-double with 10 points and 11 boards.  Jenna Harrington (Gasport) finished with 17 points and Khaylah Moss (Chenango Valley) finished with seven points and nine boards.

ASC trailed by nine at halftime but cut into the lead and trailed by just one 54-53 but could never take take the lead.

The Lady Pioneers wrap up the 2010 portion of their schedule on Thursday when they host Houghton JV at 7 p.m.

Pioners Fall at Lakeland

Posted Date: Saturday, December 4, 2010 - 12:45

The Alfred State College men's basketball team battled tough but fell 88-73 on the road at Lakeland (OH) CC.  The blue & gold are now 2-9 on the year.

Patrick Parker (Jamaica/Hillcrest) led the way for the Pioneers with 25 points and six rebounds.  Josh Griffin (Englewood, NJ) added 13 points and Younatan Gobezai (Bethesda, MD) finished with 10 points.

Lakeland held a 44-36 halftime lead.

The Pioneers end the 2010 portion of their season on Tuesday when they host CC of Beaver County.  Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m.

Men 3rd, Women 7th at Delhi Invite

Posted Date: Saturday, December 4, 2010 - 16:56

The Alfred State College swimming team had a solid outing at the SUNY Delhi Invitational. The men finished 3rd out of 13 teams while the women were 7th out of 14 teams.

Braden Kozlowski (N. Tonawanda) led the way by winning the 1650 free in 18:59.11 and finishing 2nd in the 500 free (5:29.48).  Ethan Wright (Clyde Savannah) was 3rd in the 200 free (1:59.72) and 4th in the 100 fly (59.25) while Jake Giglio (Hornell) was 3rd in the 50 free (23.60).

The 200 free relay team of Wright, Josh Stellrecht (Oakfield Alabama), Giglio, and Kozlowski finished 2nd in 1:36.02 while the 200 medley relay team of Kozlowski, Tim Guarino (Cornwall), Wright, and Giglio finished 3rd (1:50.14).

Rebecca Haskins (Shaker) led the women with a 2nd place finish in the 1 m diving competition (137.60 points).  Sabrina Dunning (Cuba Rushford) was 3rd in the 1650 free (23:14.87), Ashley Andrus (Cuba Rushford) was 4th in the 100 back (1:12.29) and 5th in the 200 IM (2:39.43), and Cristina Corkey (Almond) was 6th in the 100 breast. 

The women's quartet also combined to finish 2nd in the 200 free relay in 1:57.85.

The men scored 154 points on the day while the women scored 114. 

ASC wraps up the 2010 portion of their season on Wednesday when they travel to Monroe CC for a 6 p.m. WNYAC dual with the Tribunes.

Pioneers Wrestle at Niagara

Posted Date: Monday, December 6, 2010 - 05:50

The Alfred State College wrestling team spent the weekend competing at Niagara CCC.  On Friday, the Pioneers lost a close dual meet with Penn State DuBois 25-22 and then had four wrestlers finish in the top five of the Niagara Open on Saturday.

Kyle Conrad (Bath) and TJ Nelson (Somers) earned pins in the dual match vs. DuBois while Tyler Peet (Unadilla Valley), Shawn Hanrahan (Unatego), and Alex Mieczkowski (Vernon-Verona-Sherrill) all picked up victories.

At the Niagara Open, Hanrahan claimed the title at 157 lbs by defeating Mercyhurst North East's Dylan Wisner.  Peet finished 3rd at 149 lbs, Cody Dill (Unatego) took 5th at 133 lbs. and Nelson took 5th at 197 lbs.  James Barlow (Wayland Cohocton) and Mieczkowski earned 6th place finishes.

Alfred State will host their first action of 2010 this weekend.  The Pioneers battle Niagara CCC in a WNYAC dual on Friday at 7 p.m. and then welcome five other teams on Saturday for the ASC Duals.  Action on Saturday is slated to begin at Noon.

Students Inducted into ASC Chapter of Mu Alpha Theta

Posted Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - 04:44

ASC Chapter of Mu Alpha Theta charter membersFive students at Alfred State College were recently inducted as charter members into the ASC Chapter of Mu Alpha Theta, a national mathematics honor society for high schools and two-year colleges. They were presented with certificates and membership cards during the induction ceremony. Mu Alpha Theta boasts more than 75,000 student members in more than 1,500 schools. It is dedicated to inspiring keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high school and two-year college students. In order for a two-year college to qualify to form a Mu Alpha Theta Chapter, it must offer courses for which high school algebra and geometry are prerequisites, and at least three semesters of analytic geometry, differential or integral calculus, statistics, or other higher level math courses. construction management engineering technology, and Zachary Towner, Hamlin, construction management engineering technology.

Pioneers to Host ASC Wrestling Duals on Saturday

Posted Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - 12:15

The Alfred State College wrestling team will open up the home portion of their season on Saturday when they host the ASC Duals.  The team competition will have each team wrestle three times during the day.

Action begins at Noon at the Orvis Activities Center with the schedule below.

Time Mat 1 Mat 2 Mat 3
Noon Jamestown CC vs. Stevens Tech Alfred State vs. Niagara CCC #1 Hudson Valley Club vs. Niagara CCC #2
1:30 p.m. Jamestown CC vs. Niagara CCC #2 Alfred State vs. Hudson Valley Club Niagara CCC #1 vs. Stevens Tech
3 p.m. Jamestown vs. Hudson Valley Club Alfred State vs. Stevens Tech Niagara CCC #1 vs. Niagara CCC #2

Friday's scheduled dual meet between Alfred State and Niagara CCC has been cancelled and will be wrestled as part of the ASC Duals.

Shawn Hanrahan (Unatego), Cody Dill (Unatego), and Tyler Peet (Unadilla Valley) have led the Pioneers early on.  Hanrahan has a 11-4 mark and is coming off winning the title at the Niagara Open at 157 lbs.  Dill is 11-5 in competition at 133 lbs and Peet is 12-5 with eight pins at 149 lbs.