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Football Game Pushed Back a Hour

Saturday's Alfred State College football game at Lackawanna College has been pushed back a hour and now is scheduled for a 2 p.m.  The Pioneers (4-2) and Falcons (5-2) will play at Valley View Stadium in Peckville, PA.

Saturday's Alfred State College football game at Lackawanna College has been pushed back a hour and now is scheduled for a 2 p.m.  The Pioneers (4-2) and Falcons (5-2) will play at Valley View Stadium in Peckville, PA.

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King Named Region III & NFC Player of the Week

Alfred State College sophomore football player Damion King Jr. (Detroit, MI/Madison Heights) has been named Region III male athlete of the week and the Northeast Football Conference defensive player of the week.

Damion King Jr.Alfred State College sophomore football player Damion King Jr. (Detroit, MI/Madison Heights) has been named Region III male athlete of the week and the Northeast Football Conference defensive player of the week.

King was a key member of the Pioneer defense that led ASC to a 13-12 victory over Hudson Valley CC on Saturday.  The victory over HVCC was the Pioneers first since 2002.

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Defense Leads Pioneers Past Vikings

The Alfred State College defense came up with big plays as the Pioneers held on to defeat Hudson Valley CC 13-12.  The win improves ASC to 4-2 on the season and 1-2 in NFC play.

The Alfred State College defense came up with big plays as the Pioneers held on to defeat Hudson Valley CC 13-12.  The win improves ASC to 4-2 on the season and 1-2 in NFC play.

Alfred State scored the lone points of the first half when Brett Harrington (Rochester/Edison) recovered a fumble and returned it 30-yards for the score.  The fumble, on an option play, was forced by Damion King Jr. (Detroit, MI/Madison Heights).  Josh Franchina's (Cassadaga Valley) extra point made it 7-0.

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Pioneers "Think Pink"

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Alfred State College athletes have added pink to the blue & gold that they wear on the field of competition.

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Alfred State College athletes have added pink to the blue & gold that they wear on the field of competition.

Pink shoelaces, pink warm-up shirts, and pink athletic tape have and will be worn by athletes throughout the month of October.

The Pioneer football team will "think pink" at their game this Saturday when they host Hudson Valley CC.  Opening kickoff is at Noon at Pioneer Stadium and fans are encouraged to wear pink along with their blue & gold.

ASC Can't Solve ASA

The Alfred State College football team struggled on offense and fell 31-7 to ASA Institute on Friday night.  ASA, ranked #20 in the lastest NJCAA poll, improves to 4-1 (3-0 NFC) on the season while the Pioneers are 3-2 (0-2 NFC).

The Alfred State College football team struggled on offense and fell 31-7 to ASA Institute on Friday night.  ASA, ranked #20 in the lastest NJCAA poll, improves to 4-1 (3-0 NFC) on the season while the Pioneers are 3-2 (0-2 NFC).

ASA got on the board first with 4:30 remaining in the 1st quarter on a 42-yard pass from Chris Johnson to Gerald Silvera.

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Blue & Gold Roll Past Buff State JV

The Alfred State College football team gained 373 yards of offense and forced three turnovers en route to a 38-14 victory over Buffalo State JV in the rain on Monday afternoon.  The win improves the Pioneers to 3-1 on the season.

The Alfred State College football team gained 373 yards of offense and forced three turnovers en route to a 38-14 victory over Buffalo State JV in the rain on Monday afternoon.  The win improves the Pioneers to 3-1 on the season.

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Pioneers Fall in OT Thriller

Mike Lawandus connected on a 41-yard field goal in the first overtime as Erie CC defeated Alfred State 20-17 in a wild Homecoming contest.  The win improves the Kats to 1-2 (1-0 NFC) while the Pioneers fall to 2-1 (0-1 NFC).

Mike Lawandus connected on a 41-yard field goal in the first overtime as Erie CC defeated Alfred State 20-17 in a wild Homecoming contest.  The win improves the Kats to 1-2 (1-0 NFC) while the Pioneers fall to 2-1 (0-1 NFC).

The Pioneers sent the game into overtime with a dramatic last minute drive.  Cody Scepaniak (Vestal) drove a pile of tacklers into the end zone to close the Erie lead to 17-15 with 21.9 seconds remaining.  He tied the game on the ensuing two point conversion by once again driving the pile into the end zone.

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Pioneers Roll Past Hartwick JV

Cody Scepaniak (Vestal) and Josh Griffin (Englewood, NJ) connected on four touchdown passes and Sir Aaron Taylor (West Chester/Lincoln Hall) scored twice as the Alfred State football team rolled past Hartwick JV 56-23.  ASC is 2-0 for the first time since 2006 with the victory.

Cody Scepaniak (Vestal) and Josh Griffin (Englewood, NJ) connected on four touchdown passes and Sir Aaron Taylor (West Chester/Lincoln Hall) scored twice as the Alfred State football team rolled past Hartwick JV 56-23.  ASC is 2-0 for the first time since 2006 with the victory.

Taylor started the scoring just over a minute into the game when he returned an interception 50-yards for a score.  Hartwick tied it right back up before Scepaniak and Griffin connected on a 17-yard pass play six minutes into the game to make it 14-7.

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Taylor Adds National Honor

Sir Aaron TaylorSir Aaron Taylor (West Chester/Lincoln Hall) has earned the NJCAA Special Teams Player of the Week award following his performance in Alfred State's 22-7 victory over the Apprentice School.  Taylor had previously been named the NFC special teams player of the week.

Sir Aaron TaylorSir Aaron Taylor (West Chester/Lincoln Hall) has earned the NJCAA Special Teams Player of the Week award following his performance in Alfred State's 22-7 victory over the Apprentice School.  Taylor had previously been named the NFC special teams player of the week.

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Taylor Named NFC Special Teams POTW

Alfred State College sophomore safety Sir Aaron Taylor (Westchester/Lincoln Hall) has been named the Northeast Football Conference special teams player of the week.  Taylor was key to the Pioneers 22-7 victory over the Apprentice School.

Alfred State College sophomore safety Sir Aaron Taylor (Westchester/Lincoln Hall) has been named the Northeast Football Conference special teams player of the week.  Taylor was key to the Pioneers 22-7 victory over the Apprentice School.

Taylor scored the game-winning touchdown when he returned the opening kick-off of the 2nd half 86-yards to break a 7-7 tie.  Taylor also added five solo tackles, an interception and three pass break-ups.

Taylor and the Pioneers travel to Hartwick College on Sunday for a 1 p.m. kick-off vs. the JV Hawks.

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