Alfred State Baseball News
May 9, 2013
Pioneers End Season with Victory
The Alfred State baseball team entered the final day of the regular season needing a win and some help from Corning CC to make the Region III Division III playoffs. The Pioneers took care of their part by defeating Jamestown CC 10-9 in the completion of a suspended game but Finger Lakes CC defeated Corning twice to wrap up the final spot in the postseason.
May 7, 2013
Pioneers Split with Thunderwolves
The Alfred State baseball team rallied from a five-run deficit to defeat Niagara CCC 10-8 in the opener but NCCC used three big innings to win the nightcap 13-5. The Pioneers are now 20-28 overall on the season and 16-13 in Region III Division III play.
May 5, 2013
Pioneers and Panthers Split
The Alfred State baseball team split a Sunday doubleheader at Tompkins Cortland CC winning the first game 4-1 but falling 12-9 in the nightcap. The Pioneers are now 19-27 overall and 15-12 in Region III Division III play.
May 4, 2013
Pioneers and Kats Split
Alfred State and Erie CC each rallied to pick up victories as the Pioneers and Kats split a Region III Division III doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. The Kats rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win game one 5-3 while the Pioneers rallied from a 4-0 deficit in the nightcap to win 6-5.
May 2, 2013
Pioneers Walkoff to Complete Sweep
The Alfred State baseball team walked off with a 6-5 victory in game two of a Region III Division III doubleheader with Finger Lakes CC to complete the sweep of the Lakers. Alfred won the opener 7-3 and now is 15-27 on the year and 13-10 in RIII DIII play.
April 30, 2013
Pioneers Offense Sputters at FLCC
The Alfred State offense mustered only seven hits and were swept at Finger Lakes CC on Tuesday afternoon. FLCC earned 5-3 and 5-0 victories to improve to 15-24 and 11-8 in Region III Division III play. The Pioneers are now 13-27 and 11-10 in RIII DIII play.
April 28, 2013
Pioneers Down JCC in Opener, 2nd game Suspended
The Alfred State baseball team defeated Jamestown CC 12-7 in the opener of a Region III Division III doubleheader. The second game of the DH was suspended in the top of the 7th with the game tied at 7-7.
April 27, 2013
Pioneers and Jayhawks Split
The Alfred State baseball team got a solid pitching performance from Stephen Solomon (Harrisburg, PA) to earn a split of a pivotal Region III Division III doubleheader. The Pioneers fell 7-0 in the opener but won 4-1 in the nightcap.
April 25, 2013
Pioneers Complete Season Series Sweep of Corning
The Alfred State baseball team defeated Corning CC 9-7 and 17-2 on Thursday to complete the four-game series sweep of the Red Barons. With the wins, the Pioneers are now 9-7 in Region III Division III play and 11-24 overall.
April 23, 2013
Pioneers Sweep Past Corning
The Alfred State baseball team scored 21 runs in a doubleheader sweep of Corning CC on Tuesday afternoon. The Pioneers won by scores of 10-0 and 11-1 to improve to 9-24 overall and 7-7 in Region III Division III play.
April 20, 2013
Pioneers Swept by #14 Monroe
The Alfred State baseball team stepped out of Region III Division III play and fell to Monroe CC 11-1 and 15-5 in the last NJCAA meeting between the two long-time rivals. Monroe a member of Division II of the NJCAA is ranked #14 in the latest poll.
April 18, 2013
Pitching Dominates as Pioneers and Lazers Split
The pitchers dominated as Alfred State and Onondaga CC split a Region III Division III doubleheader in high winds on Thursday. The Pioneers won the opener 1-0 in 10 innings and the Lazers won the nightcap 3-0.
April 15, 2013
Baseball Cancelled at Onondaga CC
The Alfred State baseball teams doubleheader scheduled at Onondaga CC today (4/17) has been cancelled due to wet field conditions at Hopkins Park.
April 14, 2013
Pioneers Swept at Niagara
The Alfred State baseball team got back on the field after a pair of rainouts and fell in both halves of a Region III Division III doubleheader at defending Region III champion Niagara CCC. Walks proved costly in a 10-2 loss in the opener and the Pioneers were held to just three hits in a 2-0 pitching dual in game two.
April 9, 2013
Pioneers and Panthers Split Extra Inning Affairs
Alfred State and Tompkins Cortland CC each won an extra inning contest in their Region III Division III match-up on Tuesday afternoon at Pioneer Park. The Panthers won the opener 7-5 in eight innings while the Pioneers won the nightcap 4-3 in nine innings.
April 8, 2013
Trio Shares Athlete of the Week Honors
Colton Caldwell (Dublin, OH), Claire Hartman (Alden), and Desmond Chambers (Rochester/Gates Chili) all had solid weeks and share this week's athlete of the week honors.
April 7, 2013
Pioneers and Hornets Split
The Alfred State baseball team opened up the home portion of their season by splitting a Region III Division III doubleheader with Broome CC. The Hornets rallied for a 5-4 victory in game one while the Pioneers returned the favor with a come-from-behind 5-4 victory in game two.
April 6, 2013
Pioneers Sweep Broome
The Alfred State baseball team evened up their Region III Division III record by sweeping Broome CC, 9-5 and 17-4. The Pioneers are now 2-2 in RIII DIII play and 4-17 overall while the Hornets are 2-9 overall and 1-3 RIII DIII.
April 4, 2013
Pioneers Fall in Regional Opener
The Alfred State baseball team opened up Region III Division III play on the road at Erie CC. The Kats won a 3-2 walk-off contest in the opener and then scored seven-runs in the 6th inning en route to a 11-2 victory.
March 23, 2013
Myrtle Finale Cancelled
The Alfred State baseball team's final game in Myrtle Beach, SC has been cancelled. The Pioneers were scheduled to take on Frederick CC.
March 22, 2013
Pioneers Fall in Another Pitcher Duel
The Alfred State baseball team fell 3-0 to Garrett (MD) College in another pitchers duel. The Lakers collected just four hits but were able to pick up the victory.
March 22, 2013
Pioneers Down Bunker Hill
Colton Caldwell (Dublin, OH) hit a sacrifice fly in the top of the 7th to lift Alfred State over Bunker Hill (MA) CC 8-7 on Friday morning. The Pioneers scored run in each of the final five innings of the game.
March 21, 2013
Pioneers Continue Myrtle Beach Trip
The Alfred State baseball team could not plate any runs as they fell twice on Thursday as they they continued play at the Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, SC. The Pioneers fell 12-0 to Frederick CC and 4-0 to Mohawk Valley CC.
March 20, 2013
Slow Start Costs Pioneers
Garrett (MD) CC jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the top of the 1st and never looked back in a 10-1 victory over Alfred State on Wednesday afternoon. The game was #5 of ten the Pioneers are schedule to play at the Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, SC.
March 18, 2013
Offense Struggles on Day Two in Myrtle
The Alfred State baseball team never could get the offense going on day two of their spring break trip to the Ripken Experience in Mrytle Beach, SC. The Pioneers fell 7-0 to Camden (NJ) County College and 7-0 to Frederick (MD) CC.
March 17, 2013
Pioneers Open up Play in Myrtle
The Alfred State baseball team fell twice as they opened up play at the Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, SC. In the opener, Chesapeake scored three runs in the bottom of the 7th to walk-off with a 12-11 win. Montgomery (PA) County CC took and early lead and never looked back in a 9-3 victory in the nightcap.
March 12, 2013
Caldwell Named Athlete of the Week
Colton Caldwell (Dublin, OH) threw a complete-game two-hitter to lead the Pioneer baseball team to their first victory of the season. For his effort he has been named the Alfred State athlete of the week.
March 11, 2013
Baseball Cancelled vs. Houghton JV
Tuesday's Alfred State baseball doubleheader with Houghton College JV has been cancelled and will not be made up. The Pioneers will next be in action on Sunday when they take on Chesapeake College at Noon in Myrtle Beach, SC.
March 10, 2013
Caldwell's Two-Hitter Lifts Pioneers to a Split
Colton Caldwell (Dublin, OH) tossed a two-hit complete game shutout to lift Alfred State to a 1-0 victory in game two of their doubleheader split at Chesapeake (MD) College. The Skipjacks won the opener 12-2.
March 9, 2013
Harford Downs Pioneers
NCAA DI Harford (MD) CC got solid pitching and defeated Alfred State 1-0 and 9-2 in a Saturday afternoon doubleheader. The Hawks improve to 8-3 on the year while the Pioneers are 0-6.
March 3, 2013
Pioneers Lose a Pair of One Run Games
The Alfred State baseball team lost a pair of one-run contests on Sunday afternoon at Hagerstown CC, 12-11 and 8-7 in eight innings.
March 2, 2013
Baseball Tripped Up in Opener
The Alfred State baseball team collected 19 hits but were tripped up in both halves of their 2013 spring season opener at Hagerstown CC. The Hawks used five run innings in both games to win 7-4 and 7-2.
October 23, 2012
Four Baseball Players Named All-WNYAC
Four members of the Alfred State baseball team have been honored by the Western New York Athletic Conference. Daiki Iizuka (Chiba, Japan) was named 2nd team while Stephen Solomon (Harrisburg, PA), Jordan Wheaton (Wayland Cohocton), and Brett Rapan (Bolivar Richburg).
September 25, 2012
Pioneers Fall in Extra Innings
The #7 seeded Alfred State baseball team gave #2 Mercyhurst North East all they could handle but the Saints escaped with a 7-6 ten-inning victory in a WNYAC 1st Round contest. MNE advances to the WNYAC Final Four and will take on the winner of the #3 Erie CC/#6 Jamestown CC contest.
September 24, 2012
Baseball to take on Mercyhurst North East in WNYAC Tournament Opener
The Alfred State baseball team will travel to Mercyhurst North East on Tuesday to take on the #2 seed Saints in the opening round of the WNYAC Tournament. MNE enters the tournament with a 5-3 record while the Pioneers are 0-10.
September 16, 2012
Offense Struggles vs. Niagara
The Alfred State baseball team collected just three hits (singles) in a doubleheader loss to Niagara CCC. The Thunderwolves earned 12-0 and 8-0 victories.
September 15, 2012
Baseball Drops DH vs. Monroe
The Alfred State baseball team was swept by Monroe CC on Saturday in a WNYAC doubleheader. The Tribunes won the opener 4-2 in 8-innings and earned a 15-0 win in game two.
September 9, 2012
Baseball Swept by Erie CC
The Alfred State baseball team was swept by Erie CC, 15-1 & 9-5, in a WNYAC doubleheader on Sunday. The Pioneers were playing for the first time in eleven days.
August 29, 2012
Pioneers Drop Season Opener
The Alfred State baseball team fell in both halves of their WNYAC season opening doubleheader vs. Mercyhurst North East. The Saints earned 10-5 and 15-3 wins to improve to 4-0, 2-0 WNYAC on the season.