Gerry Cox (1970-72)
Cox is the first bowler to be inducted into the Alfred State College Athletic Hall of Fame. He is the only Pioneer ever to win a title at the NJCAA National Bowling Championship.
Cox was a two-year member of the bowling team. During his sophomore season in 1972, Cox won the NJCAA National Singles Bowling Championship by rolling a 675. Earlier in the year he was the Region III Bowling Champion and the ASC Team MVP.
Cox graduated with a degree in data processing from Alfred State and has held jobs with Blue Boy Foods, Ness Automatic Machine Company, Eastman Kodak, and Johnson and Johnson.
Cox has continued to bowl and won the Rochester Bowling Association 700 Tournament in 1980 and the Rochester Senior Singles Tournament in 2002. He has bowled one 299 and has received three 11 strikes in a row awards. On top of competing in bowling, Cox has also competed in masters swimming events in the Empire State Games.