Alfred State College - Swimming News
The Alfred State College men's swimming team finished 3rd at the three-day Monroe CC Invitational. The Pioneers scored 346 points in the competition.
The Alfred State College men's swimming team won the Herkimer CCC Fall Invitational on Saturday while the women's team finished 5th.
The Alfred State College men's swimming team improved to 4-0 in WNYAC action with victories over Mercyhurst North East, 73-9, and Erie CC, 78-0, on Wednesday evening. In women's action, ASC defeated MNE 26-15 but fell 25-24 to ECC.
Camille Romero (Queens Village/Mary Louis) and Tyler Peet (Unadilla Valley) have been named the ASC winter athletes of the week by the SID office.
The Alfred State College men's swimming team finished 2nd at the Genesee CC Harvest Invitational while the women finished 5th. The men scored 290.5 points on the day and trailed only GCC's 302.5 while the women accumulated 62 points.
The Alfred State College swimming team dove into the new season with an impressive start in a double-dual meet. The men defeated Mercyhurst North East 77-14 and Genesee CC 60-35 while the women defeated Mercyhurst North East 30-11 but fell 48-18 to Genesee CC.
During Homecoming 2011, five Alfred State College athletic alumni were inducted into the athletic department hall of fame. Swimmer John Meade, track & field athlete Damian Rodriguez, lacrosse player Matthew Covert, baseball player Joe Greany, and swimmer Ashley Vogl will join the 56 inducted athletes.
Several Alfred State College athletes have earned honors from the NJCAA, Region III, and the Western New York Athletic Conference for outstanding academic achievements. Three Pioneers were recipients of the NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement, three more were honored with the NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement, 11 were named Academic All-Region, and 15 were named Academic All-Conference.
Alfred State College Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Steve Tyrell has announced that Dr. Daryl Arroyo has been named the new Director of Athletics, Physical Education, Recreation and Intramurals. Arroyo, who succeeds Kathy Feldman, begins his new duties at Alfred State on June 29.
The Alfred State College men's swimming team finished 11th at the 2011 NJCAA National Championship held at the Flickenger Center in Buffalo. The women's team finished 16th.