In a battle of the top two teams in Region III Division III volleyball, #9 Alfred State (18-2) came away with a 3-0 victory over #8 Jamestown CC (21-3) on Tuesday. After falling behind 14-2 early in game one of the match the Lady Pioneers rallied for a 31-29 victory and then went on to win the next two games 25-20, and 25-16.
The Alfred State College baseball team advanced to the Western New York Athletic Conference semifinals with a 7-3 victory over #3 Genesee CC in a 1st round match-up. The Pioneers improve to 6-8 (5-7 WNYAC) during the fall season and will play the winner of the #2 Monroe CC/#7 Jamestown CC 1st round game on Saturday.
The Alfred State College men's soccer team improved to 8-3 (8-1 Region III Division III) with a 2-0 shutout at Erie CC on Tuesday. The shutout was the team's fifth of the season.
The Alfred State College women's soccer team scored two 2nd half goals en route to a 2-0 victory over JCC-Olean on Tuesday afternoon. The win is the Lady Pioneers second straight shutout and increases the teams unbeaten streak to six games (7-2-1 overall and 6-2-1 Region III Division III).
Alfred State College sophomore Clifton Krotz (Cattaraugus Little Valley) has been named the Northeast Football Conference defensive player of the week. Krotz was the leading tackler in the Pioneers 27-21 loss to Hudson Valley.
The Alfred State College baseball team will take on #3 Genesee CC in the opening round of the WNYAC fall tournament. The Pioneers finished the fall regular season with a 5-8 (4-7 WNYAC) mark and are coming off a 2-1 weekend that included a 7-4 victory over the Cougars on Sunday.
The Alfred State College baseball team won two out of three WNYAC games this weekend as they closed out the regular schedule of the fall season. ASC split with Jamestown CC, winning 9-8 before falling 5-3. on Saturday and then downed Genesee CC 7-4 in a rain shortened game.
The Alfred State College volleyball team advanced to the Onondaga CC Tournament final but settled for a 2nd place finish after falling to Jamestown CC in the final. ASC finishes the tournament with a 6-1 record in the two-day tournament and is now 17-2 on the season.
The Alfred State College women's soccer team ran their unbeaten streak to five games with a 5-0 victory over Niagara CCC on Saturday afternoon. ASC is now 6-2-1 (5-2-1 Region III Division III) on the year.
Koya Takadama (Soma, Japan) headed in the winning goal with eleven minutes remaining as the Alfred State College men's soccer team improved to 7-3 (7-1 Region III Division III) with a 1-0 victory over Niagara CCC.
The Alfred State College football team fell nine yards short of rallying for a come-from-behind victory versus Hudson Valley CC. The Vikings kept the Pioneers off the board late in the 4th quarter to escape with a 27-21 Northeast Football Conference contest on Saturday. HVCC improves to 2-2 (1-1 NFC) while ASC falls to 2-2 (0-2 NFC).
The men's and women's cross country teams both competed well at the Highlander Invitational at Houghton College. The men captured 3rd place out of eight teams while the women finished in 7th place.
The Alfred State College volleyball team went 3-0 in the first day of Onondaga CC Tournament on Friday. The Lady Pioneers, ranked #9 in the latest NJCAA Division III poll, is now 14-1 on the season.
The Alfred State College women's soccer team battled top ranked Broome CC to a 1-1 tie on Thursday evening. ASC improves to 5-2-1 (4-2-1 Region III Division III) while Broome, the defending National Champion and current #1 team in the latest NJCAA Division III poll, is now 9-0-1 on the season.
Home cooking takes center stage this fall at Alfred State College's Central Dining Hall as the dining services team introduces the "Taste from Home Recipe" contest.
Alfred State College freshmen setter Breanna Horton (Owego Free) has helped the volleyball team to an 11-1 start to the 2008 season. She is averaging 8.6 assists per game, 1.3 digs, and 0.9 kills thus far. She sat down and answered a few questions recently to give an inside look of the volleyball team and college life.
The Alfred State College men's soccer team could not get the offense going and fell 3-0 to Monroe CC in a WNYAC contest on Wednesday. The Pioneers fall to 6-3 (6-1 Region III Division III) while the Division I Tribunes improve to 5-4.
Alfred State College is honored to be included as one of the
colleges participating in US Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's "New York Farm Day"
to be held in Washington, DC, in late September.
The Alfred State College men's soccer team is represented in the NJCAA Division III poll for the third straight week. The Pioneers, currently 6-2 and 6-1 vs. Division III opponents, are #6 in the latest poll.
The Alfred State College volleyball team remained ranked #9 in the latest NJCAA Division III poll. It is the second straight week the team holds the #9 spot and the third week the team has been in the top ten.
Clifton Krotz (Cattaraugus Little Valley) is a sophomore strong safety for this year's football team. Krotz is a leader on defense, accumulating 19 total tackles including 2 for a loss and 1 quarterback sack. He is the subject of this week's Q&A.
The Alfred State College volleyball team rallied to win the final two games and down Niagara CCC 3-2 (23-25, 26-24, 23-25, 25-15, 15-7) in a WNYAC battle in Sanborn on Tuesday evening. ASC, ranked #9 in the last NJCAA Division III poll, improves to 11-1 while NCCC, ranked #10 in the NJCAA DIII poll, falls to 7-2.
The Alfred State College women's soccer team recorded their third straight victory with a 4-1 come-from-behind victory over Genesee CC on Tuesday afternoon. The Pioneers improve to 5-2 (4-2 Region III Division III, 3-0 WNYAC) with the win while the Cougars fall to 1-9-1.
Alfred State College is ranked in the Top 50 of Baccalaureate Colleges in the North in the 2009 edition of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report, the nation's leading source of service journalism and news. This is the second consecutive year that Alfred State has appeared in the America's Best Colleges rankings.
The Alfred State College cross country teams remain in the top five in the latest NJCAA Division III poll. The women moved up to the #3 ranking while the men remain ranked #5.
Alfred State College running back DeAndre Johnson (Detroit, MI) has been named the Region III male athlete of the week following his first 100-yard rushing game of his collegiate career. Johnson helped the Pioneers to a 33-0 victory over Williamson College on Saturday.
Gary Moore, Alfred State College class of 1976, is
head coach of the full spectrum of running sports on campus: men's and
women's cross country, men's and women's indoor track, and men's and women's
In an ongoing effort to allow the Alfred State sports fan a glimpse into the life of a Pioneer athlete, this weeks subject for Q & A is Corey Smith (Wallkill). Smith finished third at the Bridgman Invitational, helping the Pioneer cross country earn a first place finish. We asked Corey some questions to help you get to know him better.
Alfred State College's
Office of Admissions is hosting its annual High School Visitation Program this
fall. The program has been scheduled for each Thursday starting Sept. 25,
and running through Nov. 13, 2008.
Alfred State baseball lost both games of a doubleheader to Monroe CC on Saturay, 9-8 and 14-3.