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Athletic Events this Week:
|Tue. 1/22||Women's Basketball @ Genesee CC||6 p.m.|
|Tue. 1/22||Men's Basketball @ Genesee CC||8 p.m.|
|Wed. 1/23||Swimming @ Jamestown CC||6 p.m.|
|Wed. 1/23||Wrestling @ Jamestown CC||7 p.m.|
|Thu. 1/24||Men's Basketball @ Elmira JV||7 p.m.|
|Sat. 1/26||Swimming @ Jamestown CC Invitational||1 p.m.|
|Sat. 1/26||Women's Basketball @ Jamestown CC||1 p.m.|
|Sat. 1/26||Wrestling @ Niagara CCC||2 p.m.|
|Sat. 1/26||Men's Basketball @ Jamestown CC||3 p.m.|
|Sat. 1/26||Indoor Track @ Cortland Invitational||4 p.m.|
Men's Basketball: 6-10, 0-4 WNYAC
The Pioneers were tripped up in each of their three games this week, 88-55 at Niagara CCC, 75-55 vs. Erie CC, and 128-48 at Monroe CC. Marquis Chatman (Allen, TX) led the Pioneers with a 11.7 ppg and 8.0 rpg average while Jamar White (Laurel, MD) averaged 10.3 points.
Women's Basketball: 10-6, 2-1 Region III Division III
The Lady Pioneers were 1-2 this past week. They defeated Niagara CCC 60-49 and then fell 61-53 to Erie CC and 93-51 to Monroe CC. Haley Witchella (Oxford Academy) led the blue & gold with 14.3 ppg and 13.3 rpg. Sally Santiago (Bronx/Our Lady of Good Counsel) averaged 7.3 ppg while Jennifer Fedrick (Buffalo/Bennett) averaged 7 points.
Swimming: Men 2-3 & 4th at MCC Invite, Women 0-5 & 5th at MCC Invite
The swim team competed twice this past week at Wells College and at Monroe CC.
Versus Wells on Wednesday the men fell 56-31 to the Express while the women were downed 81-3.
Mark Pendleton (Beacon) was a double winner by winning the 1650 free (20:15.63) and the 100 free (58.11). Jake Drew (Victor) tied in the 100 backstroke (1:09.06) while Tyler Easterbook (Bath Haverling) was 2nd in the 200 free (2:08.52) and Josh McDowell (Wayland Cohocton) was 2nd in the 100 fly (1:04.74). The 200 medley relay team of Drew, Pendleton, McDowell, and Easterbrook won in 1:56.56. The quartet also finished 2nd in the 400 free relay (3:59.85).
Maggie McBurney (Syracuse/Jamesville Dewitt) was the lone female swimmer in the competition for Alfred. She finsihed 3rd in the 200 free (2:44.35), 3rd in the 100 free (1:17.46), and 3rd in the 500 free (7:32.87).
At the Monroe CC Invitational the men's team finished 4th out of six while the women's team finished 5th. Pendleton led the Pioneers with a 2nd place finish in the 1650 free (19:42.78). He also finished 4th in the 200 breast (2:41.14) and 6th in the 100 breast (1:14.91). Drew was 4th in the 100 back (1:09.61), McDowell was 5th in the 50 free (24.96) and 6th in the 100 fly (1:05.96), and Easterbrook was 5th in the 500 free (5:48.96). The 400 medley relay team of Drew, Pendleton, McDowell, and Easterbrook finished 4th finishing in 4:23.76.
McBurney finished 5th in the 500 free (7:09.06), 6th in the 200 IM (3:06.11), and 8th in the 100 back (1:26.82).
Indoor Track & Field: Opened season at Brockport Invite
Numerous Pioneers etched their way into the Alfred State record book as the team opened up the 2013 at the Brockport Golden Eagle Invitational.
Desmond Chambers (Rochester/Gates Chili) was the lone Pioneer to win an event on the day. He won the long jump with a leap of 6.74 m. His mark is 7th best all time at Alfred State. He also finished 2nd in the 60 m dash in 7.25 (7th all-time). Chambers also was part of the 4x200 relay team (Zach Woodard -South Jefferson-, Dane Dechau -Randolph-, and Brian Tubbs -Waverly) that finished 2nd in 1:35.60 and is now 5th on the all-time list.
Josiah Thomas (Rochester/John Marshall) was 2nd in the triple jump with a leap of 13.22 m (8th all-time), Brian Edwards (Tri-Valley) was 3rd in the shot put with a toss of 14.04 m (6th all-time), and Frankie Bailey (Rochester/John Marshall) was 3rd in the 60 m hurdles in 9.07 (9th all-time).
On the women's side, Megan Dillon (Lake Shore) and Nicole Lipa (Newfane) excelled in the pole vault. Dillon was 6th with a vault of 2.28 m (5th all-time) and Lipa was 7th with a leap of 2.13 m (7th all-time). Dillon also led three Lady Pioneers in the 60 hurdles. She was 5th in 11.74 (7th all-time), Kalya Franchina (Cassadaga Valley) was 6th (12.06), and Ella Donovan (Clifton Fine) was 7th (12.37).
Travis Harvey (Alfred Almond) led the Alfred State wrestling contingent at the Mt. Union Purple Raider Open on Sunday. Harvey was 2-2 in the 197 lb. weight class. He earned a 5-4 over Tim Strauss (Lake Erie College) in his opening match. After falling in his 2nd round match, Harvey pinned Ramsey Hanna (Pittsburgh) in 2:29. In his next consolation match, Harvey was eliminated by Tyler Landfried (Mercyhurst).
Anthony Carome (Cincinnati, OH) also earned two wins on the day in competition at the 157 lb. weight class. He won a 2-1 victory over Charles Edwards (Unattached) in his opening round match. After falling in the next round he won via forfeit over Zach Benedict (Lake Erie College). In his next match he lost a hard fought 2-0 decision to Chance Smith (West Virginia Tech). Tyler Aldinger (Alexander) also picked up a win on the day at 149 lbs. He earned a 9-0 decision over Steve Hurt (West Virginia Tech) in a consolation match.
Last Week's Results
|Women's Basketball @ Niagara CCC||W 60-49|
|Men's Basketball @ Niagara CCC||L 88-55|
|Swimming @ Wells College||Men: Wells 56-31|
|Women: Wells 81-3|
|Women's Basketball vs. Erie CC||L 61-53|
|Men's Basketball vs. Erie CC||L 75-55|
|Indoor Track @ Brockport Invitational||No Team Scoring|
|Swimming @ Monroe CC Invitational||Men: 4th, Women 5th|
|Women's Basketball @ Monroe CC||L 93-51|
|Men's Basketball @ Monroe CC||L 128-48|
|Wrestling @ Mt. Union Open||No Team Scoring|