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.
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.
Alfred State now shifts their focus to the Northeast District/Region III Championships to be held at the Orvis Activities Center on Sunday, Feb. 14. Wrestling begins at 10 a.m. and the finals are scheduled to start approximately at 3:00 p.m. Top wrestlers in each weight class advance to the NJCAA National Championships on Feb. 25-27 in Des Moines, IA.