Alfred State Athletics News

August 20, 2014
Spain Added to Coaching Staff
The Alfred State football team has added a former player to their coaching staff for the 2014 season. Former Pioneer Rory Spain will be coaching the defensive linemen.

August 6, 2014
Gingras Named Head Athletic Trainer
The athletic department has announced that Gerard (Mickey) Gingras has been named the head athletic trainer. Gingras, who came to Alfred State last year, will head up the operations of the training room that cares for the Pioneers over 400 athletes.

August 6, 2014
Quartet Named Preseason All-American
Four Alfred State football players have been named preseason All-American by USA College Football. Rasheed Williams (Swedesboro, NJ) & Keegan Phalen (East Aurora) were named 1st team while Nick DePofi (Union Endicott) and Tavon Moore (Syracuse/Bishop Grimes) were named 2nd team.

July 11, 2014
2014 Fall Schedules Announced

July 11, 2014
Baseball Alumni Game Set for Homecoming Saturday
Head baseball coach Jason Cronin is encouraging Pioneer baseball alumni to return to campus for an alumni game on September 27th during the college's homecoming weekend. First pitch of the alumni game is slated for 10 a.m.

July 2, 2014
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June 19, 2014
Alfred State Announces 2014 Football Schedule
The athletic department has released the 2014 Alfred State football schedule. The Pioneers are slated to play a ten game schedule with six of those games played at Pioneer Stadium.

June 11, 2014
Higgins Named Athletic Director
Recently Dr. Kelly Higgins became the athletic director at Alfred State. Higgins brings over 20 years of successful management & leadership of NCAA DI, DII, and DIII intercollegiate athletic programs to Alfred.

June 9, 2014
Alfred State to Host Basketball Camps
Men's Basketball Coach Jerry Jusianiec will host a pair of camps this summer. The Gym Rats Camp will be held July 14-17 while the Individual Skills Camp will be August 4-6.

May 20, 2014
Summer Sports Festival - 2014
Alfred State will host the 33rd annual Summer Sports Festival and the 46th annual Learn-to-Swim Program starting June 30. In conjunction with these programs a track & field program and basketball camps will be offered.

May 20, 2014
McDaniel Named to USCAA National All-American Team
Alfred State pitcher Vincent McDaniel (Arkport) has been named to the USCAA National All-American Team. In order to be earn the honor an athlete must have above a 3.5 GPA and have participated in at least two years of college athletics.

May 20, 2014
Jackson and Wood Named to USCAA National All-Academic Team
Softball players Katie Jackson (Troy, PA) and Lynn Wood (Westfield Academy) have been named to the USCAA National All-Academic Team. Jackson and Wood are the 6th and 7th Pioneers to earn this honor from the USCAA in the 2013-14 school year.

May 16, 2014
4 x 100 Finishes 17th at ECAC Championships
The Alfred State track & field team wrapped up the season at the ECAC Championships at RPI on Friday. The men's 4 x 100 relay team finished 17th to highlight the day.

May 15, 2014
4 x 400 Finishes 13th at ECAC's
The Alfred State men's 4 x 400 relay finished 13th at the 2014 ECAC Championships on Thursday afternoon.

May 13, 2014
2013-14 Alfred State Athletic Awards
The Alfred State athletic department handed out the 2013-14 Athletic Awards at a ceremony held in the Cappadonia Auditorium recently. The night centered on celebrating the Pioneers first year as a member of Division III of the NCAA.