2016-17 Alfred State Baseball News

  • Franz Earns More Honors
    May 24, 2017
    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 Pioneers Honored by AD3I, Franz Named Player of the Year
    May 22, 2017
    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.
  • Geyer, Mahoney, and Zuber Named USCAA National All-Academic
    May 17, 2017
    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.
  • Franz and Shofi Named USCAA All-Americans
    May 16, 2017
    Alfred State senior Cullen Franz (Cazenovia) and junior Thomas Shofi (Carmel) have been named USCAA All-Americans. Franz was a 1st team selection and Shofi was 2nd team.
  • Baseball Games Moved to Houghton
    May 02, 2017
    This afternoon's (5/2) baseball doubleheader between Alfred State and D'Youville has been moved to the Kerr Pegula Athletic Complex at Houghton College. First pitch is still slated for 1 p.m.
  • Pioneers Sweep Season Finale
    May 02, 2017
    The Alfred State baseball team swept D'Youville on Tuesday, 16-6 and 8-5, as they closed out the 2017 season. The Pioneers finish the season winners of six of their last eight games.
  • Pioneers Split with Penn College
    April 30, 2017
    The Alfred State baseball team split a doubleheader on Sunday vs. Penn College. They took the opener 9-8 but fell 3-2 in the nightcap.
  • Pioneers Continue to Roll
    April 26, 2017
    The Alfred State baseball team defeated Penn State DuBois 10-4 on Wednesday evening as they won their third straight.
  • Pioneers Make it Two Straight
    April 23, 2017
    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.
  • PIoneers and Hawks Split a Pair
    April 22, 2017
    Alfred State and Hilbert split a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. The Hawks won the opener 6-4 while Pioneers took the nightcap 9-2.
  • Four Run 5th Inning Lifts Wells
    April 19, 2017
    Wells used a four-run 5th inning to earn a 4-3 victory over Alfred State on Wednesday evening. The Pioneers stranded 12 runners on base in the contest.
  • Soaring Eagles Win Wild One
    April 18, 2017
    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.
  • Pioneers Can't Rally All the Way Back
    April 17, 2017
    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.
  • Baseball Announces Schedule Changes
    April 14, 2017
    The Alfred State baseball team has announced some changes to their upcoming schedule.
  • Pioneers Falter vs. Houghton
    April 14, 2017
    The Alfred State baseball team jumped out to an early lead but Houghton stormed back and defeated the Pioneers 23-9 on Friday afternoon.
  • Franz Earns AD3I Player of Month Honors
    April 13, 2017
    Alfred State senior outfielder Cullen Franz (Cazenovia) has been selected as the Association of Division III Independents baseball Student-Athlete of the month for March.
  • Late Runs Lift RIT
    April 12, 2017
    RIT used a 4-run 6th inning to erase a 3-1 deficit en route to a 8-5 victory over Alfred State on Wednesday afternoon. The Tigers improve to 11-6 on the season.
  • Pioneers and Wildcats Suspended
    April 11, 2017
    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.
  • Pioneers and Wolves Split
    April 09, 2017
    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.
  • Sunday DH Opponent Changed
    April 07, 2017
    The Alfred State baseball team will now play Keuka College in a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon at Bolivar Richburg High School. The first pitch at the turf facility will be thrown at Noon.
  • DuBois Trips Up Pioneers
    April 05, 2017
    A four-run 4th inning lifted Penn State DuBois over Alfred State on Wednesday evening.
  • Late Run Lifts Highlanders
    April 04, 2017
    Houghton College broke a 6-6 tie with a one-out RBI single to right field by David Wessells in the 8th inning en route to a 7-6 victory over Alfred State on Tuesday evening.
  • Bats Come Alive in Nightcap, Pioneers and Panthers Split
    April 02, 2017
    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.
  • Weekend Weather Update
    March 31, 2017
    The recent cold and wet weather has forced numerous changes to this weekend's athletic schedule. Make sure to continue to monitor www.alfredstateathletics.com for the latest updates.
  • Cornell Earns a Pair of Honors
    March 28, 2017
    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.
  • Cornell No-Hits Fisher, Pioneers Split
    March 26, 2017
    Alfred State sophomore Lucas Cornell (Alfred Almond) fired a no-hitter in the Pioneers 7-1 victory in game two of their doubleheader split at Fisher College. The Falcons took the first game 8-6.
  • Big 5th Inning Lifts Generals
    March 19, 2017
    The Alfred State baseball team fell 9-1 to Washington & Lee (Lexington, VA) as they wrapped up their spring break trip.
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