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Crooker and Sweeney honored by NJCAA, Men 3rd and Women 5th in latest poll

John Sweeney (Barker) and Carey Crooker (Addison) have been named the NJCAA Division III runners of the week.  In the newly released national poll the men's team sits in 3rd and the women in 5th.

John Sweeney (Barker) and Carey Crooker (Addison) have been named the NJCAA Division III runners of the week.  In the newly released national poll the men's team sits in 3rd and the women in 5th.

Sweeney finished 14th at the Highlader Invitational this weekend.  He ran the five mile course in 26:57 to register the first sub 27 minute time of the season in Division III of the NJCAA.

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Cross Country: Men 4th, Women 6th at Highlander Invitational

The Alfred State College cross country teams fared very well as they competed versus a mostly four-year school field at the Highlander Invitational at Houghton College.  The men finished 4th out of 12 scoring teams while the women finished 6th out of 11.

The Alfred State College cross country teams fared very well as they competed versus a mostly four-year school field at the Highlander Invitational at Houghton College.  The men finished 4th out of 12 scoring teams while the women finished 6th out of 11.

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Alfred State to Induct Five into Athletic Hall of Fame

The Alfred State College athletic hall of fame will induct five new members on September 25th during Homecoming weekend.  Basketball player Tom Hirsch, football player Chris Gray, baseball player Eric Baker, and cross country athletes Andy Coots and Gary Redding will become the newest members of the hall of fame.  The athletic department will also be honoring the 1984 cross country team.

The Alfred State College athletic hall of fame will induct five new members on September 25th during Homecoming weekend.  Basketball player Tom Hirsch, football player Chris Gray, baseball player Eric Baker, and cross country athletes Andy Coots and Gary Redding will become the newest members of the hall of fame.  The athletic department will also be honoring the 1984 cross country team.

Men 2nd, Women 3rd at FLCC Invite

Both the Alfred State men's and women's cross country teams fared well at the Finger Lakes Invitational on Saturday.  The men finished 2nd and the women 3rd out of seven teams.

Both the Alfred State men's and women's cross country teams fared well at the Finger Lakes Invitational on Saturday.  The men finished 2nd and the women 3rd out of seven teams.

The men's team scored 45 and trailed only Mohawk Valley CC's 34.  They finished ahead of Broome CC (74), Erie CC (84), Finger Lakes CC (130), Herkimer CCC (172), and Bryant & Stratton (Inc.).

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Parks and Seitz Named ASC Athletes of the Week

The Alfred State College athletic department has chosen women's soccer goalie Mo Parks (Avoca) and men's cross country runner Joe Seitz (Williamsville) as the athletes of the week.

The Alfred State College athletic department has chosen women's soccer goalie Mo Parks (Avoca) and men's cross country runner Joe Seitz (Williamsville) as the athletes of the week.

Parks played 283.5 minutes in net this past week for the Lady Pioneers without allowing a goal.  She made 29 stops en route to ASC starting the year with a 2-0-1 record.  ASC defeated Tompkins Cortland CC 2-0, SUNY Delhi 1-0, and tied Jefferson CC 0-0.

Pioneer Cross Country Debuts in Top Ten

The Alfred State College cross country teams are both in the NJCAA Division III top ten.  The men are rankd 3rd while the women are tied for 7th.

The Alfred State College cross country teams are both in the NJCAA Division III top ten.  The men are rankd 3rd while the women are tied for 7th.

The Pioneers men are coming off a 1st place finish at the ASC Invitational this past weekend.  They sit in 3rd place in the national poll with 240 points.  Ahead of them in the poll are Region III rivals SUNY Delhi (300 points) and Mohawk Valley CC (270 points).  Region III schools Broome CC (5th) and Finger Lakes CC (10th) are also in the poll.

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Cross Country Wins ASC Invitational

Both the men's and women's cross country teams at Alfred State College were victorious at the annual ASC Invitational.  The women scored a 10 and the men a 29.

Both the men's and women's cross country teams at Alfred State College were victorious at the annual ASC Invitational.  The women scored a 10 and the men a 29.

Bridget McMahon (Avoca) won the women's 5K race with a run of 24:05.6.  Abby Benton (Frewsburg) finished 2nd (24:51.2), Maria Wilson (Addison) finished 3rd (25:41.5), and Allynne O'Hearn (Pelham, NH) was 4th (25:53.4).

ASC's women scored a 10 followed by Finger Lakes CC's 26.

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Pioneers Earn Academic Honors

Twenty Alfred State College student athletes have been honored with academic awards.  Eleven Pioneers were named NJCAA Academic All-American, 13 were named Academic All-Region, and 20 were named Academic All Conference.

Twenty Alfred State College student athletes have been honored with academic awards.  Eleven Pioneers were named NJCAA Academic All-American, 13 were named Academic All-Region, and 20 were named Academic All Conference.

Women's basketball player Jacqueline Dresser (South Seneca) earned a 4.00 GPA to earn distinguished NJCAA Academic All-American.  She was also an All-Region and All-WNYAC academic honoree.

Other NJCAA distinguished Academic All-Americans include:

Alfred State releases Fall Schedules

The Alfred State College athletic department has published the 2009 fall athletic schedules.  Athletes will begin reporting to campus in the middle of August with games beginning the last weekend of August.

The Alfred State College athletic department has published the 2009 fall athletic schedules.  Athletes will begin reporting to campus in the middle of August with games beginning the last weekend of August. 

The Pioneers will look to continue the success of the 2008-09 season in which the department finished with 151 victories and a .594 winning winning percentage.  In total, the department had 15 athletes earn NJCAA All-American honors, 12 named NJCAA Academic All-Americans, 49 named All-Region, and 42 named All-Conference.  The volleyball team and the men's indo

Athletic Department Hands out End of Year Awards

Recently the Alfred State College athletic department handed out the 2008-09 athletic awards at a ceremony held at the Lake Lodge.

Recently the Alfred State College athletic department handed out the 2008-09 athletic awards at a ceremony held at the Lake Lodge.

Senior Athletes of the YearSENIOR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

The ASC Senior of the Year Awards are given to the male and female senior athletes who have competed in a sport for two years while achieving career excellence and exhibited good character.

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