Alfred State Set to Host Pioneer Classic

The Alfred State volleyball team will kickoff their 2013-14 by hosting the Pioneer Classic on Saturday afternoon.  The six-team tournament will feature some familiar NJCAA opponents.

The Lady Pioneers will be paired up in Pool - A with Nassau CC and Mercyhurst University North East while Butler (PA) County CC, Jamestown CC, and Herkimer CCC will battle in Pool - B.

Tournament Schedule:

Start Time Format Court 1 Court 2
10 a.m. 3 sets Alfred St. vs. Nassau CC Butler CCC vs. Jamestown CC
11:30 a.m. 3 sets Alfred St. vs. Mercyhurst North East Butler CCC vs. Herkimer CCC
1 p.m. 3 sets Nassau CC vs. Mercyhurst North East Jamestown CC vs. Herkimer CCC
    Playoffs Playoffs
2:30 p.m. Best of 5 1st place Pool A vs. 2nd place Pool B 1st place Pool B vs. 2nd place Pool A
4:30 p.m. Best of 5 5th place match: 3rd place Pool A vs. 3rd place Pool B  
6:30 p.m. Best of 5 Championship Match 3rd place Match

Alfred State was 27-15 last season in their final NJCAA year.  The Lady Pioneers were the runner-ups in this tournament last year as Butler CCC took the tournament crown.