Athletic Hall of Fame 2011 - Greany

Joe Greany

Greany a constant starter at shortstop for two championship teams at Alfred State is one of the most dedicated and talented players in the program’s history.  Greany started in every game of his career as the Pioneers accumulated an 82-34 record.

He was a leader on the 2001-02 WNYAC Championship team and the 2002-03 Region III and WNYAC Championship team.  He hit .332 as a freshman and hit .423 as a sophomore.  For his career he hit .374 (9th all-time), accumulated 377 at bats (8th all-time), scored 125 runs (7th all-time), collected 141 hits (8th all-time), and 12 triples (4th all-time).  He also stole 39 bases in his career (7th all-time).  Greany is also the all-time leader in assists (154) in a season.

Greany was named All-Region twice and All-WNYAC once.  He also was named the ASC baseball MVP and the Most Dedicated Player during his career.

He continued his collegiate career at Martin Methodist College (TN) where he served as a team captain.  He currently is employed by the Kansas City Royals as a strength and conditioning coach in their minor league system.  He also owns and runs a strength and conditioning business in the offseason and travels around speaking to young people as a motivational speaker.