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Pioneer Wrestling Opens Season at Clarion

The Alfred State College wrestling team opened up their 2010-11 campaign at the Clarion University Open.  Cody Dill (Unatego) and Tyler Peet (Unadilla Valley) both picked up two wins in competition.

The Alfred State College wrestling team opened up their 2010-11 campaign at the Clarion University Open.  Cody Dill (Unatego) and Tyler Peet (Unadilla Valley) both picked up two wins in competition.

Dill opened up competition in the 133 lb. weight class with a pin of Brain Yoo (Navy Prep).  He moved to the quarterfinals with a 7-2 decision over Tim Hubbard (Mercyhurst).  In the quarters he fell 15-8 to Shelton Mack (Pittsburgh) and fell 5-0 to Justis Flamio (Navy Prep) in a consolation match.

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Shedden Named SUNY Scholar Athlete

Alfred State College wrestler Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) was named the NJCAA recipient of the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Athletes.  Shedden is the 14th ASC recipient of the award since its inception in 2004.

Alfred State College wrestler Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) was named the NJCAA recipient of the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Athletes.  Shedden is the 14th ASC recipient of the award since its inception in 2004.

Shedden completed his first season as a member of the Pioneer wrestling team.  He was named 1st team All-Region and 1st team All-WNYAC after winning the 141 lb. weight class.  He qualified for the NJCAA National Championships and finished the season with a 15-7 overall record.

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Athletic Department Hands Out End of Year Awards

The Alfred State College athletic department presented their annual end-of-year athletic awards during a ceremony held at the Lake Lodge on May 3rd.  The athlete of the year, sportsmanship, leadership, academic, and William Havens awards were presented.

The Alfred State College athletic department presented their annual end-of-year athletic awards during a ceremony held at the Lake Lodge on May 3rd.  The athlete of the year, sportsmanship, leadership, academic, and William Havens awards were presented.

Senior Athlete of the Year: Brittney Brooks (Elmira Free) & Neil Wilson (Ft. Worth, TX)

Shedden and Nelson Earn Honors

Alfred State College sophomore wrestlers Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) and TJ Nelson (Somers) have been named All-Region and All-WNYAC.  Shedden and Nelson helped the Pioneers to a 5th place finish at the Northeast Districts.

Alfred State College sophomore wrestlers Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) and TJ Nelson (Somers) have been named All-Region and All-WNYAC.  Shedden and Nelson helped the Pioneers to a 5th place finish at the Northeast Districts.

Shedden finished his campaign at 141 lbs. with a 15-7 mark.  He won the Niagara CCC Open, finished 8th at the New York State Championships, and then took home the Northeast District Crown.  He was also one of five Pioneers that qualified for the NJCAA National Championships.

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Pioneer Wrestlers Compete at Nationals

Five members of the Alfred State College wrestling team traveled to Des Moines, IA and competed in the NJCAA National Championships over the weekend.  The Pioneers were one of 39 teams competing in the event.

Five members of the Alfred State College wrestling team traveled to Des Moines, IA and competed in the NJCAA National Championships over the weekend.  The Pioneers were one of 39 teams competing in the event.

Eric Shedden (Canton, PA), TJ Nelson (Somers), Cody Dill (Unatego), Dan Steiger (Miller Place), and Shawn Hanrahan (Unatego) all represented the Pioneers.  None of the blue & gold were able to earn a victory in the tournament.  As a team the Pioneers finished tied for 36th.

Alfred State finishes the year with a 2-4-1 record.

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Wrestlers Ready for Nationals

Five Alfred State College wrestlers will represent the college at the 2010 NJCAA National Championships in Des Moines, IA.  Northeast District Champions Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) and TJ Nelson (Somers) will be joined by Cody Dill (Unatego), Dan Steiger (Miller Place), and Shawn Hanrahan (Unatego) will compete at Veterans Memorial Auditorium beginning on Friday morning.

Five Alfred State College wrestlers will represent the college at the 2010 NJCAA National Championships in Des Moines, IA.  Northeast District Champions Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) and TJ Nelson (Somers) will be joined by Cody Dill (Unatego), Dan Steiger (Miller Place), and Shawn Hanrahan (Unatego) will compete at Veterans Memorial Auditorium beginning on Friday morning.

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Shedden and Nelson Claim District Crowns

Alfred State College freshmen Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) and TJ Nelson (Somers) claimed Northeast District Wrestling Championships on Sunday afternoon.  Cody Dill (Unatego) and Dan Steiger (Miller Place) earned 3rd place finishes.

Alfred State College freshmen Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) and TJ Nelson (Somers) claimed Northeast District Wrestling Championships on Sunday afternoon.  Cody Dill (Unatego) and Dan Steiger (Miller Place) earned 3rd place finishes.

Shedden, 133 lbs., defeated Evan Dahl (Mercyhurst North East) in the semifinals and then downed Tyler Wong (Springfield Tech) in the finals 7-4 to earn the automatic spot at the NJCAA National Championships.  Shedden will head to nationals with a 15-5 overall record.

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Five Pioneer Wrestling Alum to be Honored

Five former Alfred State College wrestlers will be inducted into the Region III/Northeast District I Hall of Fame on Sunday prior the championship matches of the Northeast District Championships.  Jamie Luckett (2005-2007), Tyler Shephard (2003-2005, Dan Chase (2001-2003), Pat Nolan (1990-1992), and Tony Ferrara (1988-1990) will be honored.

Five former Alfred State College wrestlers will be inducted into the Region III/Northeast District I Hall of Fame on Sunday prior the championship matches of the Northeast District Championships.  Jamie Luckett (2005-2007), Tyler Shephard (2003-2005, Dan Chase (2001-2003), Pat Nolan (1990-1992), and Tony Ferrara (1988-1990) will be honored.

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Alfred State Ready to Host Wrestling Districts

Wrestling logoAlfred State College will host the 2010 NJCAA Region III/Northeast District I Championship on Sunday at the Orvis Activities Center.  The event, featuring five teams, is a qualifier for the NJCAA Wrestling National Championship.

Alfred State College will host the 2010 NJCAA Region III/Northeast District I Championship on Sunday at the Orvis Activities Center.  The event, featuring five teams, is a qualifier for the NJCAA Wrestling National Championship.

Wrestling action at 10 a.m. with opening round matches.  Semifinals are scheduled for approximately 11 a.m. and the championship finals will start at approximately 3:15 p.m.

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Wrestlers Fall at Niagara

The Alfred State College wrestling team fell 45-6 to Niagara CCC in their regular season finale on Sunday.  The Pioneers were 2-4 in the matches wrestled but gave away points with four forfeits.

The Alfred State College wrestling team fell 45-6 to Niagara CCC in their regular season finale on Sunday.  The Pioneers were 2-4 in the matches wrestled but gave away points with four forfeits.

Cody Dill (Unatego) and Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) earned victories for the Pioneers.  Dill defeated Rocco Rosso 6-3 at 125 lbs. while Shedden earned a 7-1 victory over Mark Manganaro  at 141 lbs.

The Pioneers finish the regular season with a 2-4-1 mark in dual matches and a 2-3-1 record in WNYAC competition.

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