Jody Alvarez Abrams
Alvarez was an offensive leader for two seasons for the Alfred State College women’s soccer teams. She became the first NJCAA soccer All-American after her sophomore season in 2003.
In her All-American sophomore season, Alvarez scored 40 goals and passed out nine assists. During that season she recorded eight hat tricks and scored six goals in three different games. Her 89 points on the season was tops in Division III of the NJCAA and led to her earning 1st team All-American honors and 1st team All-Region and All-WNYAC honors. She was also named the ASC senior female athlete of the year in 2004.
This followed a freshman season in which she scored 18 goals and passed out eight assists on her way to being named All-Region and All-WNYAC.
Currently, Alvarez is still the only Lady Pioneer to earn NJCAA All-American honors. She also is only the second Lady Pioneer in the athletic hall of fame who has played soccer.
Following her career at Alfred State, Alvarez transferred to the University of Northern Colorado. She is currently a registered dietician.