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Corbin named Special Teams Player of the Week

Calvin CorbinAlfred State College wide receiver/kick returner Calvin Corbin (Winslow, NJ) has been named the Northeast Football Conference special teams player of the week.
Alfred State College wide receiver/kick returner Calvin Corbin (Winslow, NJ) has been named the Northeast Football Conference special teams player of the week.

Corbin returned a punt 46 yards in the 1st quarter to give the Pioneers a 14-0 lead en route to a 56-14 victory over the JV squad from SUNY Brockport. Corbin also caught three passes for 109 yards and another touchdown. He caught a 62-yard pass from Grant Tamme (Danville, KY) in the 2nd quarter.

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Big Plays Spark Pioneers to Victory

The Alfred State College football used the big play to down Brockport JV 56-14 on Monday afternoon.  The Pioneers scored four times on plays longer than 40 yards and forced five Golden Eagle turnovers.  With the win the Blue and Gold even up their record at 1-1.
The Alfred State College football used the big play to down Brockport JV 56-14 on Monday afternoon.  The Pioneers scored four times on plays longer than 40 yards and forced five Golden Eagle turnovers.  With the win the Blue and Gold even up their record at 1-1.

The Pioneers scored 21 points in the 1st quarter before Brockport got on the board with a rushing touchdown on the first play of the 2nd quarter.  The Blue and Gold answered with four straight TD's to head into halftime with a 49-7 lead.  Both teams traded scores in the 3rd quarter.

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Chisolm Earns National Honor

A day after being named the Northeast Football Conference defensive player of the week, Alfred State College cornerback John Chisolm (Trenton, NJ) has been named the NJCAA defensive player of the week.  Chisolm is the first Pioneer football player to be honored by the NJCAA in Head Coach Mick Caba's tenure.
A day after being named the Northeast Football Conference defensive player of the week, Alfred State College cornerback John Chisolm (Trenton, NJ) has been named the NJCAA defensive player of the week.  Chisolm is the first Pioneer football player to be honored by the NJCAA in Head Coach Mick Caba's tenure.

Chisolm, in his first start on defense after playing wide receiver as a freshman, broke the ASC record with his four interceptions in a game.  Chisolm finished the day with seven tackles (4 solo & 3 assists) and eight break-ups.

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Q&A with John Chisolm

Alfred State College sophomore cornerback John Chisolm (Trenton, NJ) intercepted four passes in the team's season opening 22-21 loss at Stevens Tech.  Chisolm was playing his first game on the defensive side of the ball after playing offense as a freshman. 

Chisolm, a two-sport athlete at Alfred State, took time and answered questions from athletic department intern John Zappolo.

John ChisolmAlfred State College sophomore cornerback John Chisolm (Trenton, NJ) intercepted four passes in the team's season opening 22-21 loss at Stevens Tech.  Chisolm was playing his first game on the defensive side of the ball after playing offense as a freshman. 

Chisolm, a two-sport athlete at Alfred State, took time and answered questions from athletic department intern John Zappolo.

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Chisolm named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

John ChisolmAlfred State College cornerback John Chisolm (Trenton, NJ) has been named the Northeast Football Conference defensive player of the week.  Chisolm intercepted four passes in the Pioneers season opening 22-21 loss at Stevens Tech.
[img_assist|nid=2609|title=John Chisolm|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=150|height=200]Alfred State College cornerback John Chisolm (Trenton, NJ) has been named the Northeast Football Conference defensive player of the week.  Chisolm intercepted four passes in the Pioneers season opening 22-21 loss at Stevens Tech.

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Pioneers fall in final seconds

Stevens Tech running back Benaly Ortega scored on a rush around the left side in the final seconds as the Fighting Bulldogs came from behind to down Alfred State 22-21 in an emotional season opener for both teams.  Ortega scored with three seconds remaining and the Bulldogs were able to hold the Pioneers from scoring on the ensuing kick-off to hold on for the win.
Stevens Tech running back Benaly Ortega scored on a rush around the left side in the final seconds as the Fighting Bulldogs came from behind to down Alfred State 22-21 in an emotional season opener for both teams.  Ortega scored with three seconds remaining and the Bulldogs were able to hold the Pioneers from scoring on the ensuing kick-off to hold on for the win.

Alfred looked to have the game under control with 4:22 remaining in the game when they broke a 14-14 tie when Grant Tamme (Danville, KY) dove in from two yards out.  Tamme's run capped an 83-yard, six play drive.

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Blue and Gold land seven on All-NFC team

Seven members of the Alfred State College football team have been named to the All-Northeast Football Conference team.  Nabil Ra'Qib El-Amin (Rochester/Wilson) and Ryan Turner (Canisteo Greenwood) each were named to the 1st team.  CJ Lee (Lockport) and Jamie Luckett (St. Charles, MO) were named 2nd team while Rob Fife (North Canaan, CT), Mike Stromsness (Bath), and Kyle Martin (New Paltz) were named honorable mention.

Seven members of the Alfred State College football team have been named to the All-Northeast Football Conference team.  Nabil Ra'Qib El-Amin (Rochester/Wilson) and Ryan Turner (Canisteo Greenwood) each were named to the 1st team.  CJ Lee (Lockport) and Jamie Luckett (St. Charles, MO) were named 2nd team while Rob Fife (North Canaan, CT), Mike Stromsness (Bath), and Kyle Martin (New Paltz) were named honorable mention.

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El-Amin Named All-American

Alfred State College running back Nabil Ra'Qib El-Amin (Rochester/Wilson) has been honored by the NJCAA by being named honorable mention All-American.  El-Amin is the 6th Pioneer in football history to be named All-American.

Alfred State College running back Nabil Ra'Qib El-Amin (Rochester/Wilson) has been honored by the NJCAA by being named honorable mention All-American.  El-Amin is the 6th Pioneer in football history to be named All-American.

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Former Pioneer to play in Magnolia Bowl

Former Alfred State College cornerback Codera Jackson (Rochester/East) will finish off his collegiate playing career in the 2nd annual Magnolia Bowl in Jackson, MS this Saturday.  Jackson recently finished his career at Youngstown State as he helped the Penguins to the NCAA Division IAA semifinals and a 11-3 record.

Former Alfred State College cornerback Codera Jackson (Rochester/East) will finish off his collegiate playing career in the 2nd annual Magnolia Bowl in Jackson, MS this Saturday.  Jackson recently finished his career at Youngstown State as he helped the Penguins to the NCAA Division IAA semifinals and a 11-3 record.

Jackson finished his senior campaign at Youngstown with 61 total tackles, including 31 solo stops.  he also had four interceptions, three pass breakups, and two forced fumbles.  Recently, Jackson was named 3rd team All-American by the Associated Press.

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