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February 2010

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Pioneer Wrestlers Compete at Nationals
Sat, Feb 27th, 2010

Five members of the Alfred State College wrestling team traveled to Des Moines, IA and competed in the NJCAA National Championships over the weekend.  The Pioneers were one of 39 teams competing in the event.

Classes Cancelled Due to Weather
Fri, Feb 26th, 2010

Classes are cancelled today, Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, due to inclement weather.

Lady Pioneers Season Comes to an End
Wed, Feb 24th, 2010

Erie CC used a strong second half to advance to the Region III Division II Tournament semfinals with a 76-61 victory over Alfred State.  The Kats will take on Jamestown CC on Saturday while the Lady Pioneers finish the campaign with a 11-16 record.

Wrestlers Ready for Nationals
Wed, Feb 24th, 2010

Five Alfred State College wrestlers will represent the college at the 2010 NJCAA National Championships in Des Moines, IA.  Northeast District Champions Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) and TJ Nelson (Somers) will be joined by Cody Dill (Unatego), Dan Steiger (Miller Place), and Shawn Hanrahan (Unatego) will compete at Veterans Memorial Auditorium beginning on Friday morning.

Pioneers Drop Heartbreaker
Tue, Feb 23rd, 2010

Alfred State and Niagara CCC battled to another barnburner in a Region III Division II 1st round contest on Tuesday night with the Blazers holding on for a 89-87 victory to advance to the Final Four.  NCCC (11-9) will take on #1 ranked and #1 seeded Erie CC on Saturday while ASC closes out the season with a 12-18 record.

Wilson Named Region Athlete of the Week
Tue, Feb 23rd, 2010

Alfred State College sophomore Neil Wilson (Fort Worth, TX) has been named the Region III male athlete of the week.  Wilson, the Pioneers leading scorer, scored 48 points in two games for the blue & gold.

Lady Pioneers Enter Postseason with #5 Seed
Mon, Feb 22nd, 2010

Coach Gina Boyd and the Alfred State College women's basketball team will enter the Region III Division II Tournament this week as the #5 seed and will travel to #4 Erie CC for a first round match-up on Wednesday.

ASC President Commits to ‘Climate Neutral’ Campus
Mon, Feb 22nd, 2010

Dr. John M. Anderson, president, Alfred State College, has joined a growing list of higher education leaders committed to fighting global warming. Earlier this week, Anderson agreed to sharply reducing and eventually eliminating all of the college’s global warming emissions, and accelerating the research and educational efforts to equip society to re-stabilize the earth’s climate.

Pioneers Earn 4th Seed for Regionals
Mon, Feb 22nd, 2010

The Alfred State College men's basketball team will enter the Region III Division II Tournament as the #4 seed and will host #5 Niagara CCC in a first round match-up on Tuesday evening.  Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Orvis Activities Center.

Wilson Hits Game Winner in Final Seconds
Sat, Feb 20th, 2010

Neil Wilson (Ft. Worth, TX) capped a career night by hitting a game winning jumper with seven seconds left to lift Alfred State to a key 85-83 victory over Niagara CCC on Saturday.  The win propels the Pioneers to 12-17 overall record (6-8 in WNYAC play) and the #4 seed in next week's Region III Division II Tournament.

Lady Pioneers Lose Close One, Brooks Eclipses 1,000 points
Sat, Feb 20th, 2010

The Alfred State College women's basketball team fell 61-59 to Niagara CCC in their regular season finale.  In the contest sophomore Brittney Brooks (Elmira Free) eclipsed scored her 1,000 career point to become the first Lady Pioneer to reach the milestone.

Women 3rd, Men 4th at Indoor Regionals
Sat, Feb 20th, 2010

The Alfred State College women's indoor track & field team finished 3rd while the men finished 4th at the 2010 Region III Indoor Championships held in conjunction with RIT's Last Chance meet.  The women scored 80 points while the men scored 94.

Pioneers Give #1 Erie All They Can Handle
Tue, Feb 16th, 2010

The Alfred State College men's basketball team pushed #1 Erie CC for over 30 minutes but the Kats used late second half runs to improve to 26-1 with a 65-50 victory.  ASC falls to 11-17 overall and 5-8 in WNYAC play.

Lady Pioneers Win Home Finale
Tue, Feb 16th, 2010

The Alfred State College sophomore class was key as the Lady Pioneers snapped a eight game losing streak and won their home season finale, 73-68 over Erie CC.  The Lady Pioneers improve to 11-14 overall and 2-7 in WNYAC action.

Students to Participate in Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition
Mon, Feb 15th, 2010

Nine Alfred State College information technology students, accompanied by James Boardman, assistant professor and chair, Computer and Information Technology Department, will travel to Orono, ME, in early March to participate in the 2010 Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NECCDC). The Alfred State College Cyber Defense team consists of the following members:

All-Greek GPA Surpasses All-student GPA Fall 2009
Mon, Feb 15th, 2010

The Greeks at Alfred State College have once again smashed the myths surrounding fraternities and sororities by surpassing the all-student grade point averages (GPA) in fall 2009. This major accomplishment has been the result of hard work and dedication by members of the Student Life staff as well as Greek leaders who have encouraged sororities and fraternities to include scholarship and academic excellence as important goals for their organizations.

Shedden and Nelson Claim District Crowns
Sun, Feb 14th, 2010

Alfred State College freshmen Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) and TJ Nelson (Somers) claimed Northeast District Wrestling Championships on Sunday afternoon.  Cody Dill (Unatego) and Dan Steiger (Miller Place) earned 3rd place finishes.

Pioneer Men Finsh 6th, Women 8th at Districts
Sun, Feb 14th, 2010

The Alfred State College men's swim team finished 6th overall and 4th in Region III at the Northeast Districts over the weekend while the women finished 8th overall and 5th in Region III.  The men scored 170.5 points while the women accumulated 73.5.

Track Team Competes at Cornell
Sun, Feb 14th, 2010

The Alfred State College indoor track & field team competed in the Cornell University Kane Invitational on Saturday.  Over 1,300 athletes representing 20 colleges competed.

Cougars Rally to Top Pioneers
Sat, Feb 13th, 2010

The Alfred State College men's basketball team led for most of their WNYAC contest versus Genesee CC but the Cougars mounted a second half comeback outscoring ASC 40-25 to earn a 67-61 victory.  The Pioneers fall to 11-16 overall and 5-7 in WNYAC play.

ASC Falls to Genesee
Sat, Feb 13th, 2010

Genesee CC used a balance scoring attack and a strong second half to down the Alfred State College women's basketball team 79-57 in WNYAC action.  ASC falls to 10-14 overall and 1-7 in conference play.

Student's Cake Sculpture a Hit
Fri, Feb 12th, 2010

Nicole Wagner with breast cancer cakeWhat would you do if your mother had successfully battled breast cancer and was the guest of honor at a party celebrating that victory? If you’re Nicole Wagner, Fulton, a third-year bakery intern in the culinary arts: baking, production and management program at Alfred State College, you bake her a bust—literally!

Tribunes Top Pioneers
Thu, Feb 11th, 2010

The Alfred State College basketball teams struggled in road contests at Monroe CC.  The men fell 75-54 to the #3 ranked Tribunes while the women were defeated 114-49 by the #13 ranked Lady Tribunes.

Five Pioneer Wrestling Alum to be Honored
Thu, Feb 11th, 2010

Five former Alfred State College wrestlers will be inducted into the Region III/Northeast District I Hall of Fame on Sunday prior the championship matches of the Northeast District Championships.  Jamie Luckett (2005-2007), Tyler Shephard (2003-2005, Dan Chase (2001-2003), Pat Nolan (1990-1992), and Tony Ferrara (1988-1990) will be honored.

Alfred State Ready to Host Wrestling Districts
Thu, Feb 11th, 2010

Wrestling logoAlfred State College will host the 2010 NJCAA Region III/Northeast District I Championship on Sunday at the Orvis Activities Center.  The event, featuring five teams, is a qualifier for the NJCAA Wrestling National Championship.

Efforts Continue on Behalf of Haiti
Wed, Feb 10th, 2010

Bricks for HaitiStudents, faculty, and staff at Alfred State College continue their efforts on behalf of Haiti relief. In just three weeks, a variety of activities has netted a total of $7,350.31. Among the most visible is the growing paper brick wall being built in the Central Dining Hall on the Alfred campus.

Face of Racing Getting More of an Alfred State Look
Wed, Feb 10th, 2010

The Olean Times Herald recently published an article titled Face of racing getting more of an Alfred State look.

Wilson and Gobezai Lead ASC past Jamestown
Tue, Feb 9th, 2010

Neil Wilson (Ft. Worth, TX) and Younatan Gobezai (Washington DC) led the Alfred State College men's basketball team past Jamestown CC 76-65.  The win avenges an early season loss to JCC and improves the Pioneers to 11-14 overall and 5-5 in WNYAC play.

Poor Shooting In Second Half Hurts Lady Pioneers
Tue, Feb 9th, 2010

Alfred State and Jamestown CC were tied 39-39 at half but the Lady Pioneers shot just 15.2% in the second half and fell 76-58.  JCC improves to 20-6 while ASC falls to 10-12 (1-6 WNYAC).

Wrestlers Fall at Niagara
Mon, Feb 8th, 2010

The Alfred State College wrestling team fell 45-6 to Niagara CCC in their regular season finale on Sunday.  The Pioneers were 2-4 in the matches wrestled but gave away points with four forfeits.