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.