Arnie Westervelt (1968-1970)
Arnie Westervelt was a student at SUNY Alfred from 1968-70. He competed on the Men's Basketball team and would become one of Alfred State's most prolific scorers. During his career, Arnie scored 1146 points, became the first player in the history of the college to score 1000 points in a career, and he still remains the third (3rd) leading scorer in school history. Mr. Westervelt was not one dimensional. His scoring prowess was complemented by his ability to get the ball to his teammates. His 279 career assists ranks eighth (8th) among all time assist leaders. Arnie Westervelt was honored as a two time All Region III player. In 1970, he earned NJCAA All American honors and became the first ASC Basketball player to be so honored. Arnie Westervelt is truly one of the greatest athletes to have passed through the halls of Alfred State College.