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Wrestlers fall at Niagara

Niagara CCC jumped out to a 21-0 lead over Alfred State in a WNYAC dual match en route to a 32-13 victory.  NCCC improves to 6-0 in dual matches while the Pioneers fall to 1-4.

Niagara CCC jumped out to a 21-0 lead over Alfred State in a WNYAC dual match en route to a 32-13 victory.  NCCC improves to 6-0 in dual matches while the Pioneers fall to 1-4.

The evening started with a close match at 141 lbs.  Alfred's Devin Hennessey (Bridewater-Raynham) fell 5-3.  The Trailblazers got a forfeit victory at 149, earned a pin at 157, and won decisions at 165 and 174 to gain a 21-0 lead.

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Longenecker wins NCCC Open Title

Alfred State College sophomore Gallaway Longenecker (Manheim, PA) went 3-0 in the 133 lb. weight class to win the title at the Niagara CCC Open on Saturday afternoon.  Longenecker was one of four Pioneers to finish in the top five in their weight class.

Alfred State College sophomore Gallaway Longenecker (Manheim, PA) went 3-0 in the 133 lb. weight class to win the title at the Niagara CCC Open on Saturday afternoon.  Longenecker was one of four Pioneers to finish in the top five in their weight class.

Longenecker opened up the day with a 13-4 victory and then earned a 13-6 win in the semifinals.  He earned the championship title with a 8-4 victory.

Scott Ray (Hornell) won his first two matches at 157 lbs to advance to the finals.  In the finals he suffered an injury and earned a 2nd place finish.

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Pioneers fall at Niagara Duals

The Alfred State College wrestling team dropped a pair of dual matches on Friday evening at the annual Niagara CCC duals.  ASC fell 34-10 to Muskegon (MI) CC and 33-21 to Grand Valley (MI).  The Pioneers are now 1-3 in dual meets this year.

The Alfred State College wrestling team dropped a pair of dual matches on Friday evening at the annual Niagara CCC duals.  ASC fell 34-10 to Muskegon (MI) CC and 33-21 to Grand Valley (MI).  The Pioneers are now 1-3 in dual meets this year.

Gallaway Longenecker (Manheim, PA) downed Mathia Sarli 13-4 at 133, Devin Hennessey (Bridgewater Raynham, MA) downed Frank Leonard 10-5 at 141, and Scott Ray (Hornell) earned a 10-5 victory over Christopher Gniewek at 157. 

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Pioneers down Jamestown

The Alfred State College wrestling team evened up their dual match record with an easy 42-12 victory over Jamestown CC in their home opener on Saturday.  The Pioneers are now 1-1 on the season in WNYAC action.

The Alfred State College wrestling team evened up their dual match record with an easy 42-12 victory over Jamestown CC in their home opener on Saturday.  The Pioneers are now 1-1 on the season in WNYAC action.

Billy Drake (Hornell) earned the lone pin on the night for the Pioneers.  He pinned Randy Pike in 1:20 in the heavyweight match.  Gallaway Longenecker (Manheim, PA) earned a 21-7 victory at 133 lbs., Scott Ray (Hornell) won 15-3 at 157 lbs, and Jordan Hughson (Holley) won 12-1 at 184 lbs. 

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A-State falls to Mercyhurst

The Alfred State College wrestling team couldn't climb out of an early hole and fell in their season opening dual match 30-12 to Mercyhurst North East.

The Alfred State College wrestling team couldn't climb out of an early hole and fell in their season opening dual match 30-12 to Mercyhurst North East.

Mercyhurst North East earned pins in the first two matches of the night to grab a 12-0 lead before the Pioneers cut the lead to 12-9 with three straight victories.

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Longenecker places at UB Open

The Alfred State College wrestling team opened up their 2007-08 season at the University of Buffalo Open.  The Pioneers wrestled athletes from some of the top programs in the Northeast and sophomore Gallaway Longenecker (Manheim, PA) placed in the 133 lb. competition.

The Alfred State College wrestling team opened up their 2007-08 season at the University of Buffalo Open.  The Pioneers wrestled athletes from some of the top programs in the Northeast and sophomore Gallaway Longenecker (Manheim, PA) placed in the 133 lb. competition.

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Wrestlers rack up awards

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The Alfred State College wrestling team has earned numerous awards following a successful season that saw the team finish 27th overall (8th in the Division III standings) at the NJCAA National Championships last weekend.
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The Alfred State College wrestling team has earned numerous awards following a successful season that saw the team finish 27th overall (8th in the Division III standings) at the NJCAA National Championships last weekend.

Jamie Luckett (St. Charles, MO) earned NJCAA 2nd team All-American honors, 1st team All-Region honors, and 1st team All-WNYAC following a 26-2 season.  Luckett finished 2nd in the 197 lb. bracket at Nationals after defending his Northeast District title.

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Luckett Heading to Clarion

Jamie Luckett (St. Charles, MO) has decided he will continue his academic and wrestling career at Clarion University.  Luckett earned NJCAA All-American honors in consecutive seasons and finished his career on the mats with a 47-4 overall record. 

Jamie Luckett (St. Charles, MO) has decided he will continue his academic and wrestling career at Clarion University.  Luckett earned NJCAA All-American honors in consecutive seasons and finished his career on the mats with a 47-4 overall record. 

"Clarion was the best choice to further my wrestling career.  The coaching staff wants me to come in and be a leader right away.  I want to work hard and get to the NCAA National Championships.  It's a relief to have made this decision and to know that I have my college paid for."

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