Alfred State senior outfielder Cullen Franz (Cazenovia) has added three more postseason honors. Franz recently has earned honors from the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA), D3Baseball.com, and the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC).
Five members of the Alfred State baseball team have earned All-Independent baseball team honors in an announcement recently made by the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I). Senior Cullen Franz was named the Player of the Year and was joined on the 1st team by Garrett Mack (Avon), and Thomas Shofi (Carmel). David Zuber (Honeoye Falls Lima) and Lucas Cornell (Alfred Almond) were 2nd team selections.
Alfred State baseball players Nick Geyer (Newburgh/Newburgh Free Academy), Nick Mahoney (Lakewood, OH), and David Zuber (Honeoye Falls Lima) have earned USCAA National All-Academic team honors for their accomplishments in the classroom.
The Alfred State baseball team collected their second straight victory, 10-4 over Pitt Bradford, on Sunday afternoon. The Pioneers collected 10 hits in the contest and Lucas Cornell (Alfred Almond) pitched a solid 7.1 innings.
In a game that featured 35 runs, 24 hits, 25 walks, and eight errors, Elmira earned a 21-14 victory over Alfred State on Tuesday afternoon. The Eagles led 15-6 at a time but the Pioneers rallied to cut it to 15-14 in the 7th but Elmira put the game out of reach with a six-run 9th inning.
The Alfred State basball team fell in an early 4-0 hole and could not rally all the way back as Fredonia defeated the Pioneers 7-3 on Monday afternoon. The Pioneers cut the lead to 4-3 in the 7th and stranded a pair of runners in both the 7th and 8th innings but could not plate the tying run.
The Alfred State baseball game vs. Penn College was suspended in the top of the 3rd inning of game one on Tuesday afternoon. The Pioneers led the Wildcats 5-1 but continued rain made the playing surface dangerous.
In a tale of two games, Alfred State and Keuka College split a Sunday afternoon doubleheader on the turf at Bolivar Richburg High School. The Wolves exploded for 24 hits in their 22-1 victory in game one while the Pioneers hit two homers and got solid pitching from Garrett Mack (Avon) in their 7-1 victory in the nightcap.
The Alfred State baseball team collected 12 hits (five for extra bases) in game two as they defeated Pitt Bradford 12-3 to earn a split with the Panthers on Sunday afternoon. UPB limited the blue & gold to four hits took the first game 4-0.
Alfred State sophomore pitcher Lucas Cornell (Alfred Almond) has been named the USCAA Pitcher of the Week and the Association of Division III Independents player of the week following a stellar performance on the mound.