Alfred State College - Athletics News
Alfred State College athletic director Kathy Feldman has appointed Anne Holmok as the college's women's soccer coach for the 2007 season. Holmok begins her second stint as the Lady Pioneers head coach on August 13th.
Shortstop Jose Sanchez (Tachira, Venezuela) has been named a NJCAA Division II 1st team All-American. Sanchez is the third Pioneer ever to be named 1st team All-American and the fifth baseball player to be named All-American.
A new era of Alfred State College athletics will begin this fall as the Pioneers will have a brand new on-campus facility that will be the new home for football, soccer, lacrosse, and track & field. Work started on the complex a few weeks back but the grounds were officially broken in a ceremony held on Friday.
Five Alfred State College student-athletes have been awarded the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Scholar Athletes. Nichole Tyler (Spencer Van Etten), Gallaway Longenecker (Manheim, PA), Heather Yaple (Holland Patent), Paul Farrell (Derby), and Zak Williamson (Rocky Point) all were honored.
Lacrosse players Jeremiah Bova (Salamanca) and Mitch Wensel (Corning East) have added another recognition to their freshmen campaigns. Both Bova and Wensel were named to the All-Western New York Athletic Conference team.
Nichole Tyler (Spencer Van Etten) and Becky Waters (Elmira Heights) have been selected to represent Alfred State on the All-Western New York Athletic Conference team. Tyler was named a 1st team infielder while Waters was named to the 2nd team.