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Lady Pioneers Run out of Gas

Playing for the second time in less than eight hours, the Alfred State women's basketball team ran out of gas in the 2nd half and fell 73-66 to Fulton Montgomery CC.  The Pioneers fall to 5-2 on the year while FMCC improves to 7-0.

Playing for the second time in less than eight hours, the Alfred State women's basketball team ran out of gas in the 2nd half and fell 73-66 to Fulton Montgomery CC.  The Pioneers fall to 5-2 on the year while FMCC improves to 7-0.

With the game tied at 50-50, Fulton Montgomery went on a 15 to 2 run to put the game out of reach to open up a 13-point lead.  The Pioneers could not muster the offense to fully get back in the game.

Pioneers Compete at NYS Championships

The Alfred State wrestling team finished T-18th at the annual NYS Collegiate Championships held at Cornell on Saturday.  The tournament features wrestlers from every college, NCAA DI, DIII, and NJCAA, in New York that has a wrestling program.

The Alfred State wrestling team finished T-18th at the annual NYS Collegiate Championships held at Cornell on Saturday.  The tournament features wrestlers from every college, NCAA DI, DIII, and NJCAA, in New York that has a wrestling program.

Kyle Reynolds (Pine Valley) was the lone Pioneer to earn a win.  He defeated Patryck Kopczynski (Hunter) 10-2 in a consolation match in the 197 lb. weight class.

The blue & gold finished with 2 points on the day.  Cornell won the team title with 183.5 points on the day.

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Pioneers Hang Tough but Fall to Rockland

The Alfred State men's basketball team slowed down Rockland CC's high octane offense but the Hawks were able to pull out a 60-51 victory in a 1st round Alfred State Tournament contest.  The Pioneers are now 2-3 on the year.

The Alfred State men's basketball team slowed down Rockland CC's high octane offense but the Hawks were able to pull out a 60-51 victory in a 1st round Alfred State Tournament contest.  The Pioneers are now 2-3 on the year.

Alfred was able to slow down the pace in the 1st half and held a 25-20 advantage at the break.  Rockland heated up in the 2nd half and went on a 16 to 4 run to take the lead.  The Pioneers threatened but could never gain the lead back.

Lady Pioneers Suffer First Loss

The Alfred State women's basketball team lost a back and forth contest 75-71 to Westchester CC in the Alfred State Tournament.  The game featured seven ties and ten lead changes.

The Alfred State women's basketball team lost a back and forth contest 75-71 to Westchester CC in the Alfred State Tournament.  The game featured seven ties and ten lead changes.

Alfred led 68-66 with just under a minute left in the contest.  Westchester's Hayley Awerdick drew a foul and hit the first foul shot.  Her second shot rattled out and Neilia McKenzie grabbed the rebound and scored her lone basket of the game to give WCC the lead for good.

Thone Leads Swimmers at Herkimer

Danielle Thone (Wappingers Falls/Roy Ketcham) won three events to lead the Alfred State swim team at the Herkimer CCC Fall Invitational. The Pioneer men finished 4th while the women finished 5th in the competition.

Danielle Thone (Wappingers Falls/Roy Ketcham) won three events to lead the Alfred State swim team at the Herkimer CCC Fall Invitational.  The Pioneer men finished 4th while the women finished 5th in the competition.

Thone won the 50 free (27.18), the 100 free (59.74), and the 200 butterfly (2:34.08) to pace the Lady Pioneers.  Christy Dodd (Windsor) was 2nd in the 200 free (2:16.84) and the 200 back (2:30.05), and 4th in the 100 free (1:02.83). 

Sanjay Raman (Owego Free) won the 50 free (23.52) and was 2nd in the 200 butterfly (2:27.37).  He also teamed wit

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Pioneers Even Record

The Alfred State men's basketball team evened up their record with a 61-46 victory over St. John Fisher JV on Thursday evening.  The Pioneers hit seven 3-pointers to key the victory.

The Alfred State men's basketball team evened up their record at 2-2 with a 61-46 victory over St. John Fisher JV on Thursday evening.  The Pioneers hit seven 3-pointers to key the victory.

Marquis Chatman (Allen, TX) connected on four 3's and led the Pioneers with 17 points and seven boards.  Osawaru Omorogbe-Akpata (Brooklyn/Norman Thomas) chipped in 12 points while Jamar White (Laurel, MD/St. Vincent Pallotti) added seven.

Swimmers Compete at Monroe Double Dual

For the second week in a row the Alfred State men's swimming team split a WNYAC double dual match. The Pioneers defeated Mercyhurst North East 89-31 but fell 117-46 to Monroe CC. In the women's competition, Alfred fell 113-28 to Monroe and 68-46 to Mercyhurst NE.

For the second week in a row the Alfred State men's swimming team split a WNYAC double dual match.  The Pioneers defeated Mercyhurst North East 89-31 but fell 117-46 to Monroe CC.  In the women's competition, Alfred fell 113-28 to Monroe and 68-46 to Mercyhurst NE.

Christy Dodd (Windsor) was the lone Pioneer to win event.  She won the 100 back in 1:09.86.  Dodd was also 2nd in the 200 IM (2:42.08).  Danielle Thone (Wappingers Falls/Roy Ketcham) was 2nd in the 50 free (27.54) and 3rd in the 100 fly (1:07.11).

Sanjay Raman (Owego Free) was

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Corning Squeezes Past Pioneers

Corning CC hit there foul shots down the stretch as they defeated Alfred State 63-51 on Tuesday evening. The Pioneers are now 1-2 on the year while the Red Barons are 2-4.

Corning CC hit there foul shots down the stretch as they defeated Alfred State 63-51 on Tuesday evening.  The Pioneers are now 1-2 on the year while the Red Barons are 2-4.

Tommy Hutson (Brooklyn/Susan McKinney) was the only Pioneer in double-figures with 14 points.  Marquis Chatman (Allen, TX) added nine points and Antone Williams (Brooklyn/Acorn HS for Justice).

The Red Barons jumped out to a 16-6 lead early and had a 25-23 lead at half.  Alfred held a lead late in the game but Corning re-took the lead and hit their foul shots down the stretch to sea

Witchella Leads Lady Pioneers past Corning

Haley Witchella (Oxford Academy) had a monster night as she led the Alfred State women's basketball team to a 73-65 victory over Corning CC. The Lady Pioneers are now 5-0 on the young season.

Haley Witchella (Oxford Academy) had a monster night as she led the Alfred State women's basketball team to a 73-65 victory over Corning CC.  The Lady Pioneers are now 5-0 on the young season.

Witchella finished the day with 26 points, 17 rebounds, ten blocks, and seven steals.  Briana Meehan (Whitesville) added 18 points, Karley Fanning (Rochester/Bishop Kearney) chipped in eight, and Jennifer Fedrick (Buffalo/Bennett) had seven points and 10 rebounds.

Alfred led by just one, 36-35, at halftime.

The blue & gold play again on Saturday when they p

Porter, Jones, and Peraino Named All-Conference

Alfred State soccer players Mitchell Porter (Alfred Almond), Kyle Jones (Wilson), and Nick Peraino (Geneseo) have been named All-WNYAC following the 2012 season. The Pioneers finished the year 5-8-3.

Alfred State soccer players Mitchell Porter (Alfred Almond), Kyle Jones (Wilson), and Nick Peraino (Geneseo) have been named All-WNYAC following the 2012 season.  The Pioneers finished the year 5-8-3.

Porter, a freshman midfielder, was a 1st team selection after lead the Pioneers with 24 points.  He had a team high 10 goals and chipped in four assists.  He netted two goals in victories over Cayuga CC and Roberts Wesleyan JV.  In the Cayuga contest he had a season high six points with two goals and two assists.

Jones was a steadying influence on the Pioneers

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