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Covert Named Special Teams Player of the Week

Alfred State College kicker Kyle Covert (Wayland Cohocton) has been named the Northeast Football Conference special teams player of the week following the Pioneers 63-20 victory over the Niagara X-Men on Saturday.

Alfred State College kicker Kyle Covert (Wayland Cohocton) has been named the Northeast Football Conference special teams player of the week following the Pioneers 63-20 victory over the Niagara X-Men on Saturday.

Covert was a perfect 9 for 9 in PAT attempts in the victory.  He is now 28 for 33 in PAT attempts on the season and 1 for 2 in field goal attempts.

Covert and the Pioneers (4-4) look to finish the season above .500 as they close out the 2008 season with a Noon kickoff with Nassau CC on Saturday afternoon.

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Pioneers Roll Past X-Men

The Alfred State College football team racked up 600 yards of offense (392 yards rushing and 221 yards passing) as they downed the Niagara X-Men 63-20 in their final non-conference game of the season.  With the win the Pioneers improve to 4-4 overall on the season

The Alfred State College football team racked up 600 yards of offense (392 yards rushing and 221 yards passing) as they downed the Niagara X-Men 63-20 in their final non-conference game of the season.  With the win the Pioneers improve to 4-4 overall on the season.

The Blue and Gold put together six scoring drives in the first half to jump out to a 42-8 halftime lead.  In the second half ASC added three more scoring drives while Niagara found the endzone twice.

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Pioneers Battle Tough vs. Lackawanna

The Alfred State College football team battled #19 Lackawanna College tough in the rain on Saturday but the Falcons were able to pull out a 21-7 victory.  ASC falls to 3-4 (0-4 NFC) while the Lackawanna improves to 6-1 (3-1 NFC).

The Alfred State College football team battled #19 Lackawanna College tough in the rain on Saturday but the Falcons were able to pull out a 21-7 victory.  ASC falls to 3-4 (0-4 NFC) while the Lackawanna improves to 6-1 (3-1 NFC).

Tress Baptiste got the Falcons on the board on a 25-yard fumble recovery with just 53 seconds remaining in the 1st quarter.

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Q & A with Jeff Fabbri

In an ongoing effort to bring you closer to your Alfred State student athletes, we bring you another installment of "Q & A".  This week we sat down with Sophomore football player, Jeff Fabbri. 

In an ongoing effort to bring you closer to your Alfred State student athletes, we bring you another installment of "Q & A".  This week we sat down with Sophomore football player, Jeff Fabbri.  Fabbri has rushed for an average of 24 yards per game and two touchdowns this season, but he is known much more for his blocking out of the backfield.

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Johnson Racks Up Weekly Awards

Alfred State freshman DeAndre Johnson (Detroit, MI) earned two weekly honors as he led the Pioneers to a 55-24 victory on Sunday at Hartwick JV.

DeAndre JohnsonAlfred State freshman DeAndre Johnson (Detroit, MI) earned two weekly honors as he led the Pioneers to a 55-24 victory on Sunday at Hartwick JV.

Johnson was named Region III male athlete of the week for the second time this season.  He was also named the Northeast Football Conference Offensive Player of the Week.  He is the third Pioneer football player to receive NFC Player of the Week honors this year.

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Offensive Explosion Leads Pioneers

The offense accumulated 590 yards of offense as Alfred State evened their record with a 55-24 victory over Hartwick College JV on Sunday afternoon.  With the win the Pioneers are now 3-3 on the season.
The offense accumulated 590 yards of offense as Alfred State evened their record with a 55-24 victory over Hartwick College JV on Sunday afternoon.  With the win the Pioneers are now 3-3 on the season.

DeAndre Johnson (Detroit, MI) had a huge day as he made his first collegiate start at quarterback.  Johnson finished 9 for 13 for 178 yards and four scores and rushed 20 times for 208 yards and a score.  Johnson threw TD passes of 36, 43, 43, and 8 yards and rushed in from 23 yards.

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Brockport Football Game Cancelled

Alfred State College's football game college scheduled for Monday afternoon versus Brockport JV has been cancelled by Brockport.  The Pioneers will now take the field again on Sunday (10/18) at Hartwick JV.  Opening kickoff is at 1 p.m. in Oneonta.
Alfred State College's football game college scheduled for Monday afternoon versus Brockport JV has been cancelled by Brockport.  The Pioneers will now take the field again on Sunday (10/18) at Hartwick JV.  Opening kickoff is at 1 p.m. in Oneonta.
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Big Second Half Leads Dean over ASC

The Alfred State College football team led 21-14 at halftime but Dean College roared out of halftime and scored 57 points en route to a 71-28 Northeast Football Conference victory.  With the win the Bulldogs remain undefeated (6-0, 1-0 NFC) while the Pioneers fall to 2-3 (0-3 NFC).
The Alfred State College football team led 21-14 at halftime but Dean College roared out of halftime and scored 57 points en route to a 71-28 Northeast Football Conference victory.  With the win the Bulldogs remain undefeated (6-0, 1-0 NFC) while the Pioneers fall to 2-3 (0-3 NFC).

Geoff Hicks (Buffalo/Cleveland Hill) connected with Josh Griffin (Englewood, NJ) on a 19-yard pass play to give the Pioneers a lead just over four minutes into the game.  Dean tied it right up with a seven-play drive capped off by a seven-yard run by Andre Hayward to make it 7-6.

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Football Adds Game

The Alfred State College football team has added one more contest to the 2008 schedule.  The Pioneers will travel to SUNY Brockport on Monday October 13th to take on the JV Golden Eagles.  Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. at Special Olympics Stadium.

The Alfred State College football team has added one more contest to the 2008 schedule.  The Pioneers will travel to SUNY Brockport on Monday October 13th to take on the JV Golden Eagles.  Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. at Special Olympics Stadium.

The Pioneers and JV Eagles have played in every year since 2000 and have played a total of nine times with the Blue and Gold coming out on top in each of the match-ups.  The Pioneers defeated Brockport 56-14 last season.

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Krotz named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Alfred State College sophomore Clifton Krotz (Cattaraugus Little Valley) has been named the Northeast Football Conference defensive player of the week.  Krotz was the leading tackler in the Pioneers 27-21 loss to Hudson Valley.

Alfred State College sophomore Clifton Krotz (Cattaraugus Little Valley) has been named the Northeast Football Conference defensive player of the week.  Krotz was the leading tackler in the Pioneers 27-21 loss to Hudson Valley.

Krotz led the Pioneers defense with 11 tackles (3 solo).  He recovered a fumble and returned it 30 yards to set up a touchdown and was also credited with a sack.

Krotz leads ASC with 30 tackles on the season.  He has three tackles for a loss (2 sacks) and a fumble recovery.

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