Boyd Named Coach of the Year
Alfred State College women's basketball coach Gina Boyd has been named the Region III Division II Coach of the Year. Boyd led the Lady Pioneers to a 17-9 record and the #2 seed in the regional tournament.
Boyd wins the award for the fifth time in her 18 years at the helm of the program. She currently has a 277-185 (.600 winning percentage) record at Alfred State.
This season, Boyd coached three players that earned All-Region honors. Anthia Smith (Elmira Free) was named 1st team and Player of the Year, Tiffany McLaughlin (Wellsville) was a 1st team selection, and Dasandra Carr (Boys and Girls) was a 3rd team selection. During her tenure, she has coached one NJCAA All-American (Nichole Tyler - 2007) and over 35 All-Region athletes.
Boyd was selected for the honor by her fellow coaches. She is the third Alfred State coach to earn region coach of the year honors (Gary Moore - men's track & field - and Robert Haley - men's swimming).
Prior to starting her coaching career, Boyd was a star athlete in basketball and softball at Waterloo High School, Cayuga Community College, and SUNY Cortland. Boyd was inducted to the Waterloo High School Hall of Fame in 1996.