Alison Brotherton Boland
Brotherton was a two-year member of the Alfred State College softball team. She was an All-American selection as she helped the Lady Pioneers to the NJCAA Division III World Series in 1997.
Brotherton was the sparkplug, clean-up hitter, and every day left fielder during her All-American season in 1997. She finished the season hitting .552 with 18 RBIs. She was named 1st team All-Region, 1st team All-WNYAC, and 1st team All-American. She helped the Lady Pioneers to an 8th place finish at the World Series and a 19-3 overall record.
She became the first 1st team NJCAA All-American in Alfred State softball history. That same year she was joined on the All-American selections by teammate Toni Darling, a 2nd team selection. She is one of three Lady Pioneers to have earned All-American honors in the program history.
As a freshman in 1996, Brotherton hit .342 as the Lady Pioneers finished 13-5.
Brotherton is still very active in the softball community.