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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.
The Alfred State College men's and women's outdoor track and field teams captured Region III Championships on Saturday at SUNY Delhi. The men were 17 points better than 2nd place SUNY Delhi with 237 points while the women racked up 195 points to better Herkimer CCC's 136 points.
Fourteen members of the Alfred State College outdoor track and field team have earned All-Region honors based on their winning performances at last weekend's Region III Championships.
Alfred State College sophomore shortstop Jose Sanchez (Tachira, Venezuela) was named the Region III Division II Player of the Year. Sanchez is the 6th Pioneer to be named the Player of the Year since baseball returned to ASC in 1994.
Sanchez along with Matt Stewart (Hornell), Jason Michaels (Geneva), and Gary Pitcheralle (Mechanicville) were 1st team All-Region selections while Jeff Benchich (Millbrook), Jeff Miller (N. Tonawanda), Kyle Hall (Oakfield Alabama), Ed Southworth (Cortland), and Kevin Underhill (Somers) made the 2nd team.
Alfred State College pitcher Matt Stewart (Hornell) has decided to continue his athletic and academic career at St. Bonaventure University.