Football player Keegan Phalen (East Aurora) has been named both the Region III athlete of the week and the Alfred State athlete of the week. Phalen is the second Pioneer athlete to be honored this fall by Region III.
Phalen had an impact on all aspects of the Pioneers 22-7 victory over St. John Fisher JV on Sunday. He threw a 58-yard touchdown pass on a fake-punt, he averaged 34.4 points per punt in five attempts, kicked a 26-yard field goal, and made five tackles and a recorded a sack defensively.
Phalen and the Pioneers host Globe Tech on Saturday in the 2012 Homecoming/Family Weekend contest. Opening kickoff is slated for 1 p.m.