Kathryn Stedman (1976-1978)
Stedman was a member of both the volleyball and softball teams during her two years at Alfred State College. She was part of the only two volleyball teams prior to 2007 to win a Region III Championship at Alfred State.
In 1976, Stedman and the Lady Pioneers advanced to the NJCAA National Championships for the first time in school history and earned a 17th place finish.
In 1977, Alfred returned to Nationals and earned an 11th place finish. Stedman was named 1st team All-Region and was a Region III Tournament 1st team selection. During the regular season the Lady Pioneers were ranked as high as #5 in the national poll.
On the softball diamond, Stedman was an All-Region selection in 1978 and earned a scholarship to continue her playing career at the University of Wyoming.
Following her collegiate career, Stedman has spent time coaching and teaching at the University of Wyoming, Whitesville Central High School, Canaseraga Central High School, and Jamestown CC.
At Jamestown, Stedman led the Jayhawk volleyball team to four Region III Championships and four 4th place finishes at the National Championships. She also coached the Jayhawk softball team for eight seasons and currently she is the director of Physical Education and Health Studies and assistant athletic director.