Colleen McAvan (1993-1995)
Colleen McAvan graduated from Alfred State College with a degree in Court Reporting. She was a standout athlete on the basketball court and as a member of the track and field team.
On the basketball court she was twice named 1st Team All-region and was named to the honorable mention Kodak All-American team in 1995. Her 703 career points ranks her 5th in school history and her 296 rebounds in the 1993-94 season is still the highest single season rebounding total in Lady Pioneer History.
As a member of the track and field team, McAvan was the regional champion in the discus throw. Her throw of 127' ranks her 2nd in the Alfred State record book in the discus. She helped the team finish 2nd at Regionals and qualified for the NJCAA National Championship in 1994.
For her athletic accomplishments, McAvan was named the Western New York Athletic Conference senior athlete of the year. She was also named the Alfred State College freshman athlete of the year and senior athlete of the year.
McAvan was recently married to Robert Klei and works as a court reporter.