Alfred State College - Athletics News
Jamie Luckett (St. Charles, MO) has decided he will continue his academic and wrestling career at Clarion University. Luckett earned NJCAA All-American honors in consecutive seasons and finished his career on the mats with a 47-4 overall record.
The Alfred State College men's swim team finished 8th in the nation while the women finished 9th at the four day national championships in Buffalo. The men's team scored 143 points while the women scored 66.
Six members of the Alfred State College men's soccer team have been named to the All-Western New York Athletic Conference team. Cole Finnemore (Genesee Valley), Andrew Beardsley (Letchworth), and Matt Paryz (Lancaster) were 1st team selections while Colin Coon (Trumansburg), Dom Bisone (Tonawanda), and Chris Coogan (Rome Free) were named to the 2nd team.
Goaltender Jeremiah Bova (Salamanca) and attackmen Mitch Wensel (Corning East) have been named All-Region III Honorable Mention.
Seven members of the Alfred State College football team have been named to the All-Northeast Football Conference team. Nabil Ra'Qib El-Amin (Rochester/Wilson) and Ryan Turner (Canisteo Greenwood) each were named to the 1st team. CJ Lee (Lockport) and Jamie Luckett (St. Charles, MO) were named 2nd team while Rob Fife (North Canaan, CT), Mike Stromsness (Bath), and Kyle Martin (New Paltz) were named honorable mention.
Alfred State College running back Nabil Ra'Qib El-Amin (Rochester/Wilson) has been honored by the NJCAA by being named honorable mention All-American. El-Amin is the 6th Pioneer in football history to be named All-American.
Former Alfred State College cornerback Codera Jackson (Rochester/East) will finish off his collegiate playing career in the 2nd annual Magnolia Bowl in Jackson, MS this Saturday. Jackson recently finished his career at Youngstown State as he helped the Penguins to the NCAA Division IAA semifinals and a 11-3 record.
199 athletes representing 28 different NJCAA Division III cross country programs competed in the mud at Alfred State at the 2006 National Championships. Gloucester (NJ) County College won their first ever National title on the women's side while SUNY Delhi won the men's title for the third straight year.
The Alfred State Cross Country program had a strong showing. The women's team finished 6th with 125 points while the men finished 8th with 208 points.
Sophomore guard Maceo Haynesworth (Hartsville, SC) and freshmen forward Keron Wray (Brooklyn/Grady) have been named to the Region III Division II All-Region team. Both players were named to the 3rd team.
The Alfred State College athletic department recently handed out their end-of-year awards at a ceremony held at college's Lake Lodge.