Alfred State Athletics News

November 24, 2015
Athletic Director Blog - November
Athletic Director Dr. Kelly Higgins writes a monthly blog to inform students, staff, alumni, and friends of the athletic department what is going on within the department.

November 24, 2015
Lady Pioneers Battle D'Youville into OT
D'Youville outscored Alfred State 10-2 in the overtime period as the Spartans defeated Alfred State 71-63 on Tuesday. The Spartans hit 19 of their 31 foul shots, including 6 of 10 in the extra session in the contest.

November 24, 2015
Four Finish in Double Figures in Tight Battle with D'Youville
Four members of the Alfred State men's basketball team finished in double figures in a tight 80-73 loss at D'Youville on Tuesday afternoon. The Pioneers and Spartans were tied at 69-69 with just under three minutes left but the Spartans finished the game on on 11-4 run.

November 24, 2015
Eleven Pioneers Earn USCAA Honors
Eleven members of the Alfred State football team have earned All-USCAA honors following the 2015 season. Five Pioneers were named to the 1st team and six to the 2nd team.

November 24, 2015
Baseball Team Builds Habitat for Humanity Home
The Alfred State baseball team sacrificed their Saturday to assist the staff and volunteers of Chemung County Habitat for Humanity with construction of the most recent Habitat home, located at 707 Broadway Street in Elmira.

November 23, 2015
Q&A with Madison Szpaicher
Junior volleyball player Madison Szpaicher (Ellicottville) recently answered a few questions about the conclusion of the 2015 season. Szpaicher and the Lady Pioneers competed at both the USCAA Championships and the ECAC Championships this season.

November 23, 2015
Coming Attractions: November 23
Schedule of upcoming events & recap of last week's action

November 22, 2015
Levee Leads Way with 16
Kim Levee (Dansville) scored 16 points as Alfred State fell 75-53 to Cazenovia in day two of the SUNY Canton Tournament. Cazenovia won the tournament with a pair of victories.

November 21, 2015
Swimmers Sweep Wells
The Alfred State swimming team swept Wells College in a Saturday afternoon dual meet. The Pioneer men ran away with a 165-71 victory while the Lady Pioneers earned their first win of the season 110-97.

November 21, 2015
Lady Pioneers Tripped up by Potsdam
SUNY Potsdam jumped out to an early lead and never gave it up in a 54-44 victory over Alfred State in an opening day of the SUNY Canton Tournament. The Bears led 24-13 at the end of the 1st and 35-21 at half.

November 21, 2015
Pioneers Fight Hard vs. Oberlin
The Alfred State men's basketball team rallied back from a 19-point deficit to tie Oberlin 58-58 with just over four minutes remaining but the Yeomen finished the game on a 13-4 run to earn a 71-62 victory.

November 19, 2015
Late Rally Lifts Wells
Wells College went on a 15-3 run in the final 1:22 to erase a seven-point deficit and earn a 79-74 victory over Alfred State on Thursday evening.

November 18, 2015
Quartet Named USCAA All-American
Four members of the Alfred State women's soccer team recently were named USCAA All-Americans. Keri Teufel (Sachem East) was named 1st team, Haley Russell (Keshequa) was named 2nd team, and Haley Vosburg (Fillmore) and Nicole Gilbert (Watertown) were named honorable mention.

November 18, 2015
Improvements Made to Swimming Pool
In the past year, numerous improvements have been made to the Alfred State swimming pool. These improvements were on display last Friday night when the Pioneers opened up the home portion of their season vs. Oswego in front of a large crowd.

November 18, 2015
Compliance Minute
Compliance Minute, written by Assistant Athletic Director Jen Enke, is an update that will educate student-athletes, families, and Pioneer athletic supporters on some of the issues they need to know about from the NCAA.

November 18, 2015
Alfaro and Goodwin Named All-Academic
Alfred State football players Chris Alfaro (Bellmore) and Zack Goodwin (Poughkeepsie/F.D. Roosevelt) have been named the USCAA National All-Academic team. Both upperclassmen hold above a 3.5 GPA.