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February 2008

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Alfred State Alumni Set a Course for Canisteo Student’s Future
Fri, Feb 29th, 2008

Bryce Davis & Brett BodineAlfred State College alumni Robert J. Struble (1986) and Brett Bodine (1979) recently met with local student Bryce Davis, of Canisteo, and his parents David and Jodi, and talked about his interest in stock car racing.

$29,320 Grant Issued to Alfred State’s Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture
Thu, Feb 28th, 2008

Alfred State College recently received a $29,320 grant to organize a system for local farmers to supply Alfred State College's dining services with fresh produce. To accomplish this, the Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture (COSA) will provide support and educational benefits for local farmers.

Pioneers can't overcome poor shooting
Wed, Feb 27th, 2008

The Alfred State College men's basketball team shot just 35.5% from the floor and saw their season come to an end in a 59-54 loss to Genesee CC in a Region III Division II Tournament First Round contest.  The Pioneers end the season with a 19-11 record while the Cougars (13-15) advance to the semifinals to take on #1 Erie CC on Saturday afternoon at Jamestown CC.

ASC Alumna Conducts Field Studies in Madagascar
Wed, Feb 27th, 2008

Lindsey Campana in MadagascarAfter graduating from Alfred State College, Lindsey transferred to SUNY Geneseo where she's majoring in biology.  As part of her education in this area, Lindsey has spent time learning how to perform field research methods which, she believes, will benefit her future career.

Longenecker named Region Athlete of the Week
Tue, Feb 26th, 2008

Alfred State College wrestler Gallaway Longenekcer (Manheim, PA) has been named the Region III male athlete of the week.  This is the second straight week that an Alfred male athlete has been honored (Andy Omoregie - Indoor Track & Field).

ASC Agriculture Student Wins Journalism Competition
Tue, Feb 26th, 2008

ASC Agriculture Student Wins Journalism CompetitionAlfred State College student Colleen Klein-Wolfanger, Silver Springs, an agricultural business major, was selected as the winner of the Monsanto Dairy Business and Northeast DairyBusiness Feature Article Competition.

Lady Pioneers seeded #2 in Regional Tournament
Sun, Feb 24th, 2008

The Alfred State College women's basketball team has earned the #2 seed in this week's Region III Division II Tournament.  The Lady Pioneers have earned a bye and will play the winner of the #3 Jamestown CC/#6 Niagara County CC 1st round match-up.

Men's Basketball earns #4 seed
Sun, Feb 24th, 2008

The Alfred State College men's basketball team has earned the #4 seed in this week's Region III Division II Tournament.  The Pioneers will host a first round tournament contest on Tuesday evening versus #5 Genesee CC.

Dziak qualifies for Nationals
Sun, Feb 24th, 2008

Alfred State College sophomore Keith Dziak (Buffalo/Bishop Timon) qualified for the NJCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship with a solid run at the Marc Denault Invitational at Cornell University.

Longenecker finishes 5th
Sat, Feb 23rd, 2008

Alfred State College sophomore wrestler Gallaway Longenecker (Manheim, PA) finished 5th and earned All-American status (133 lb. weight class) at the NJCAA National Championships.  Longenecker is the 27th All-American in A-State history and the first wrestler at 133 lbs. to earn All-American since Troy Almeter finished 4th in 1987.

A-State downs Niagara
Sat, Feb 23rd, 2008

Six players finished in double figures as Alfred State downed Niagara CCC 92-79 to close out the regular season.  A-State heads into the Region III Division II Tournament with a 19-10 overall record and a 8-6 mark in WNYAC play.

Lady Pioneers win regular season finale
Sat, Feb 23rd, 2008

The Alfred State College women's basketball team wrapped up the regular season with a 70-53 victory at Niagara County CC.  With the win the Lady Pioneers improve to 17-8 (8-4 WNYAC & 8-2 Region III Division II).

Pioneers Win Overtime Thriller
Thu, Feb 21st, 2008

The Alfred State College men's basketball team downed Genesee CC in a hard fought WNYAC battle, 98-95 in overtime.  With the win the Pioneers improve to 18-10 (7-6 WNYAC) while the Cougars fall to 12-14 (8-5 WNYAC).

Seniors Go Out In Style by Upsetting Genesee
Thu, Feb 21st, 2008

The five seniors at Alfred State College made their last home game at the Orvis Activities Center a memorable with a 64-59 victory over #9 Genesee CC on Thursday evening.  With the win the Lady Pioneers improve to 16-8 (7-4 WNYAC & 7-2 Region III Division II) while the Lady Cougars fall to 20-4 (8-3 WNYAC & 8-1 Region III Division II).

Omoregie Named Athlete of the Week
Tue, Feb 19th, 2008

Alfred State College sophomore Andy Omoregie (Gates Chili) has been named the Region III male athlete of the week.  Omoregie helped lead the Pioneers to their 2nd straight Region III Indoor Track & Field Championship on Sunday afternoon.

Men win Regional Indoor Title, Women finish 4th
Sun, Feb 17th, 2008

The Alfred State College men's indoor track and field team repeated as Region III Indoor Track and Field Champions while the women's team finished 4th.  The championship is the 9th since 1988 and 5th since 2000.

Men finish 2nd, Women 3rd at Swimming Districts
Sun, Feb 17th, 2008

The Alfred State College swim team completed a very stong showing at the Northeast Districts on Sunday.  The men's team finished as runner-ups and the women were 3rd out of 9 teams.  At the conclusion of the meet, the women's team was named the most improved team while head coach Bob Haley was named the men's coach of the year.

Men still in 2nd, Women in 4th after day two of Swim Districts
Sun, Feb 17th, 2008

The Alfred State College swimming team is continuing its strong showing at the Northeast Districts this weekend.  The men sit in 2nd place heading into the final day of competition while the women are in 4th.

Men sit in 2nd, Women 3rd after day one of Swim Districts
Sat, Feb 16th, 2008

The Alfred State College men's swim team trails Monroe CC by just 23 points after day one of three at the Northeast Districts.  The women's team currently sits in 3rd place.

Pioneers can't overcome slow start
Sat, Feb 16th, 2008

The Alfred State College men's basketball team fell behind 13-2 in the opening three minutes of the contest and could never fully recover in a 75-67 loss to Mercyhurst North East.  The Saints improve to 16-11 (5-8 WNYAC) while the Pioneers fall to 17-10 (6-6 WNYAC).

Lady Pioneers fall in overtime
Sat, Feb 16th, 2008

Mercyhurst North East rallied from a 15-point second half deficit and defeated Alfred State College 65-63 in overtime.  A-State falls to 15-8 (6-4 WNYAC & 6-2 Region III Division II) while Mercyhurst North East improves to 12-15 (5-6 WNYAC).

Blue and Gold down Olean
Fri, Feb 15th, 2008

The Alfred State College men's basketball team picked up their 17th win of the season with a 79-72 victory at JCC-Olean on Thursday evening.  The Pioneers are now 17-9 overall and 6-5 in WNYAC action.

Brackets announced for NJCAA Wrestling Championships
Thu, Feb 14th, 2008

The brackets for the 2008 NJCAA Wrestling National Championships have been announced.  Gallaway Longenecker (Manheim, PA), Cory Merchant (Cobleskill-Richmondville), and Andy Wright (Hilton) will represent Alfred State College in the event to be held February 22 & 23 in Rochester, MN.

Simpson Named Pre-season All-American
Thu, Feb 14th, 2008

Alfred State College sophomore pitcher Becky Simpson (Campbell Savona) has been named a NJCAA Division III Pre-Season All-American.  Simpson is one of two pitchers on the 2nd team.

Pioneers fall to Erie
Tue, Feb 12th, 2008

For the second time in less than a week the Alfred State College men's basketball team gave Erie CC all they could handle but couldn't pull off the upset of the #8 ranked Kats.  ECC used a 16 to 3 run in the 2nd half en route to a 76-67 victory.

A-State down Lady Kats
Tue, Feb 12th, 2008

The Alfred State College women's basketball team got solid contributes from Tiffany McLaughlin (Wellsville) and Anthia Smith (Elmira Free) in a 73-61 victory over Erie CC on Tuesday evening.  With the win the Lady Pioneers improve to 15-7 (6-3 WNYAC & 6-1 Region III Division II).

Spring 2008 New Hires
Tue, Feb 12th, 2008

Alfred State College has announced
new hires for spring 2008.  These include
Michelle Mapes, Paul Posener, Shaojie Jiang, and Mark
Lawniczak, Sufyan Shahin, and Casey Gross.

Longenecker wins Regional Title
Sun, Feb 10th, 2008

Gallaway Longenecker (Manheim, PA) was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler of the Northeast/Region III Championships.  He was the lone Alfred State College champion as he won the 133 lb. title.

Pioneers keep Regional Championship Lead
Sat, Feb 9th, 2008

The Alfred State College indoor track & field team competed in the Region III Championship for the weight throw and the 200 m dash and in the Cornell Open on Saturday in Ithaca.  After three events of the Region III Championship the men and the women are in 1st place.

Pioneers upset Monroe on Buzzer Beater
Sat, Feb 9th, 2008

Fran Lantigua (Jamestown) hit a flying lay-up just before the horn rang as the Alfred State College men's basketball team upset #8 Monroe CC in a hard fought, back and forth battle, 68-67.  The win was the first for the Pioneers versus Monroe in Jusianiec's eight years at Alfred (19-games).  With the win the Pioneers improve to 16-8 (5-4 WNYAC) while the Tribunes fall to 21-6 (9-2 WNYAC).