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Men's Cross Country Remains Ranked #2

The Alfred State College men's cross country team remains ranked #2 in the first in-season NJCAA Division III poll. 

The Alfred State College men's cross country team remains ranked #2 in the first in-season NJCAA Division III poll. 

The Pioneers accumulated 180 points in the poll and trail #1 SUNY Delhi's 200 points.  Gloucester (NJ) County CC, Mohawk Valley CC, and Hudson Valley CC round out the top five of the men's poll.

Alfred State begins their 2010 season this weekend when they host the ASC Invitational.  Action is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.

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Cross Country Teams Debut in Top Ten

The Alfred State College cross country teams have yet to compete but both the men and women's teams are ranked in the first NJCAA Division III poll of the year.  The men are ranked #2 while the women are ranked #8.

The Alfred State College cross country teams have yet to compete but both the men and women's teams are ranked in the first NJCAA Division III poll of the year.  The men are ranked #2 while the women are ranked #8.

On the men's side, SUNY Delhi is ranked #1 followed by ASC.  Gloucester (NJ) CC is #3, Mohawk Valley #4, and Suffolk County CC is #5.

Ocean (NJ) CC is ranked #1 on the women's side followed by three Region III schools, Mohawk Valley, SUNY Delhi, and Broome CC.

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ASC High School Friendly Collects Food for Local Pantry

For the fourth straight year the Alfred State College cross country team hosted a High School Friendly scrimmage on the college's course.  This year over 60 high school athletes from Hornell, Canisteo Greenwood, Dansville, Cuba Rushford, and Bath ran the college's 5k course as they prepare for the start of their seasons.

Food DriveFor the fourth straight year the Alfred State College cross country team hosted a High School Friendly scrimmage on the college's course.  This year over 60 high school athletes from Hornell, Canisteo Greenwood, Dansville, Cuba Rushford, and Bath ran the college's 5k course as they prepare for the start of their seasons.

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Crooker and Yamamoto Win WNYAC Awards

Alfred State's Carey Crooker (Addison) and Masanari Yamamoto (Tokyo, Japan) were honored by the Western New York Athletic Conference at the annual athletic director's meeting.  Crooker was named the co-freshman athlete of the year while Yamamoto was named the academic male athlete of the year.

Alfred State's Carey Crooker (Addison) and Masanari Yamamoto (Tokyo, Japan) were honored by the Western New York Athletic Conference at the annual athletic director's meeting.  Crooker was named the co-freshman athlete of the year while Yamamoto was named the academic male athlete of the year.

Athletic Department Hands Out End of Year Awards

The Alfred State College athletic department presented their annual end-of-year athletic awards during a ceremony held at the Lake Lodge on May 3rd.  The athlete of the year, sportsmanship, leadership, academic, and William Havens awards were presented.

The Alfred State College athletic department presented their annual end-of-year athletic awards during a ceremony held at the Lake Lodge on May 3rd.  The athlete of the year, sportsmanship, leadership, academic, and William Havens awards were presented.

Senior Athlete of the Year: Brittney Brooks (Elmira Free) & Neil Wilson (Ft. Worth, TX)

Athletic Department Launches New Facebook Page

The Alfred State College athletic department has launched a new facebook page with hopes of creating a more interactive experience for current, future, and past Pioneer athletes and fans to interact.

The Alfred State College athletic department has launched a new facebook page with hopes of creating a more interactive experience for current, future, and past Pioneer athletes and fans to interact.

The new page features pictures, home event schedules, and is fully interactive.  Visitors are encouraged to post their own comments, pictures, and thoughts about Pioneers athletics.

Moore Named Coach of the Year

Coach Gary Moore with autographed running shoesGary Moore has been named the NJCAA Division III men's cross country coach of the year following Alfred State's 2nd place finish at the National Championships.  Moore was chosen for the award by his fellow coaches.

Coach Gary Moore with autographed running shoesGary Moore has been named the NJCAA Division III men's cross country coach of the year following Alfred State's 2nd place finish at the National Championships.  Moore was chosen for the award by his fellow coaches.

Four Pioneers Run to All-American Honors

Four members of the Alfred State College cross country team ran to NJCAA Division III honors with top 15 finishes at the National Championships last weekend at Finger Lakes CC.  John Sweeney (Barker) earned first team, Brandon Lewis (Red Creek) and Carey Crooker (Addison) earned second team, and Joe Seitz (Williamsville North) was third team.

Four members of the Alfred State College cross country team ran to NJCAA Division III honors with top 15 finishes at the National Championships last weekend at Finger Lakes CC.  John Sweeney (Barker) earned first team, Brandon Lewis (Red Creek) and Carey Crooker (Addison) earned second team, and Joe Seitz (Williamsville North) was third team.

Pioneer Men Race to National Runner-Up Status

The Alfred State College men's cross country team finished as NJCAA Division III National Runner-Ups at the National Championship at Finger Lakes CC on Saturday.  ASC scored 70 points and trailed just SUNY Delhi's 22.

The Alfred State College men's cross country team finished as NJCAA Division III National Runner-Ups at the National Championship at Finger Lakes CC on Saturday.  ASC scored 70 points and trailed just SUNY Delhi's 22.

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Lady Pioneer Runners Finish 5th at Nationals

The Alfred State College women's cross country team entered the NJCAA Division III National Championships ranked #5 in the national poll and raced to a 5th place finish.  The Lady Pioneers scored a 141.

The Alfred State College women's cross country team entered the NJCAA Division III National Championships ranked #5 in the national poll and raced to a 5th place finish.  The Lady Pioneers scored a 141.

Carey Crooker (Addsion) was the top finisher for ASC.  She finished the 5k course at Finger Lakes CC in 21:10 to earn 8th place.  Abby Benton (Frewsburg) finished 24th (22:06), Bridget McMahon (Avoca) was 25th (22:07), Laura Babcock (Wellsville) was 33rd (22:30), Allynne O'Hearn (Pelham, NH) was 53rd (23:40), and Maria Wilson (Addison) was 56th (23:51).

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