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Pioneers Falter vs. Delhi
Alfred State struggled at the faceoff circle and with groundballs as they fell 17-11 to SUNY Delhi. ASC falls to 1-5 (1-3 Region III) on the season.
Ryan Speciale (Corning West) led the blue & gold with three goals and two assists while Tony Micelotta (Irondequoit) added a goal and three assists. Chase Bailey (Corning West) netted a hat trick, James Moss (Hilton) finished with two goals and an assist, and Patrick Umphries (Heuvelton) and Gary Parmelee (Geneva) each netted their first career goals. Tyler Baird (Corning West) added an assist.
ASC won only six of the games 31 faceoffs and had only 30 ground balls compared to Delhi's 55.
Alfred State trailed 14-4 but ended the game on a 7-3 run to close the gap. Jon Shumway (Oneonta) made 12 saves for the Pioneers.
The Pioneers begin a three-game homestand on Thursday with a 4 p.m. contest versus Broome CC.