Alfred State College - Athletics News
Both Alfred State cross country teams have moved up the #2 spot in the latest NJCAA Division III poll. The men made a jump from the #7 spot last week while the women climbed from the #5 spot.
Riding an eight-game winning streak, the Alfred State women's soccer team moved up one spot in this week's NJCAA Division III poll. The blue & gold now hold the #4 spot in the top ten poll after holding the #5 spot the past two weeks.
The #7 seeded Alfred State baseball team gave #2 Mercyhurst North East all they could handle but the Saints escaped with a 7-6 ten-inning victory in a WNYAC 1st Round contest. MNE advances to the WNYAC Final Four and will take on the winner of the #3 Erie CC/#6 Jamestown CC contest.
The Alfred State women's soccer team continued their solid play with a 5-0 win over Jamestown CC - Olean Campus. The Lady Pioneers are now 8-1 on the season and 7-0 in Region III Division III play.
Football player Collin Frazer (Woodbridge, VA) has been named the Alfred State athlete of the week. Frazer was instrumental in the Pioneers 32-13 victory over Stevens Tech on Saturday.
The men's basketball team will host a blood drive on Friday, September 28th in Braddon Hall. Partnering with the Community Blood Bank, donors will have the opportunity to win a pair of tickets to the Buffalo Bills game vs. the Miami Dolphins with their donation.
The Alfred State baseball team will travel to Mercyhurst North East on Tuesday to take on the #2 seed Saints in the opening round of the WNYAC Tournament. MNE enters the tournament with a 5-3 record while the Pioneers are 0-10.
The Alfred State volleyball team won one of three matches at the Erie CC Pod. They fell 3-1 to Niagara CCC (14-25, 23-25, 25-23, 20-25), defeated Erie CC 3-1 (25-18, 25-20, 20-25, 25-23), and lost a heartbreaking 3-2 final to Jamestown CC (20-25, 15-25, 25-22, 25-18, 6-15).
Special teams, especially the punting game, played a huge role as Alfred State defeat Stevens Tech 32-13 to improve to 2-1 on the year.
The Alfred State women's soccer team defeated Niagara CCC 5-1 to earn their seventh straight victory. The #5 ranked Lady Pioneers are now 7-1 on the season.