Alfred State - Globe Football Preview

Alfred State (3-1) vs. Globe Tech

Saturday, October 13, 2012 * 1 p.m.

Pioneer Stadium * Alfred, NY * Homecoming 2012

Last meeting:

Globe 31 Alfred State 21 – 2011 @ Globe

Last week:

Globe Tech defeated Stevens Tech (PA) 16-13

Alfred State defeated St. John Fisher JV 22-7

Pioneers Offense: 22 ppg, 209 yards per game

Pioneers Defense:  13.25 ppg, 260.5 yards per game

Globe Offense: NA

Globe Defense: NA

Players to watch:

Alfred State:

Collin Frazer  Fr. CB/KR 5-11, 180              Woodbridge, VA

Shawn Charles So. CB/KR 5-10/175          Rochester

Colton Caldwell  So. QB/WR 6-4, 240      Dublin, OH

Keegan Phalen So. SS/P 6-2, 195                               East Aurora

Alonzo Joyner So. FS 6-0, 171                     Queens, NY

Sammy Diaz So. WR 5-10, 163                     Dansville

Thomas Daniels So. LB 6-1, 205                  Bronx

Key matchup: The Pioneers battle Globe Tech in their Homecoming contest.  The Pioneers have won two straight on the year and are 2-2 all-time in Homecoming game (defeated Stevens Tech 49-27 last week).

Colton Caldwell took the majority of snaps behind center last week and orchestrated both of the Pioneer offensive scoring drives.  Caldwell was 6 for 18 for 86 yards while Joe Frendo was 4 for 9 for 77 yards.

Keegan Phalen was named the Region III Male athlete of the week following an around performance.  He threw a 58-yard touchdown pass on a fake-punt, he averaged 34.4 points per punt in five attempts, kicked a 26-yard field goal, and made five tackles and a recorded a sack defensively.

Globe has played one common opponent, Stevens Tech, and defeated them last week.  They have split a pair of contests vs. Northeast Football Conference schools defeating Hudson Valley CC and falling to Lackawanna.

Game notes:

  • Homecoming tailgate ($10 adults/$5 kids) begins at 11 a.m. right outside of Pioneer Stadium.
  • Globe and Alfred played in Homecoming 2010 with the Pioneers coming up with an 8-3 victory in adverse weather conditions.
  • Game can be listened to on WCKR 92.1 out of Hornell or on Teamline at: http://www.teamline.cc/sportpage?teamcode=1480&eventcode=20
  • Pioneers return to action next weekend when they play their final road game at the Apprentice School.