2015-16 Alfred State Volleyball News

  • Alfred State Moves to Year Three of NCAA DIII Process
    June 27, 2016
    The NCAA DIII Membership Committee recently announced that Alfred State has satisfied the requirements of year two of the membership process and will move on to year three in 2016-17.
  • Q&A with Madison Szpaicher
    November 23, 2015
    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.
  • Braun and Hamilton Named USCAA All-American
    November 16, 2015
    Alfred State senior setter Lera Braun (Waterloo) and junior middle hitter Janae Hamilton (Ellicottville) were recently named USCAA All-Americans. Braun was named to the 1st team while Hamilton was a 2nd team selection.
  • Volleyball Season Comes to an End in ECAC Semis
    November 14, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball season came to an end on Saturday as #1 seed Ramapo defeated the #4 Lady Pioneers 25-11, 25-20, 19-25, 25-21 in the semifinals of the ECAC Upstate/Metro Championships. The blue & gold wrap up the season with a 28-11 record.
  • Lady Spikers advance to ECAC Final Four
    November 11, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team defeated Rutgers Camden 25-23, 29-27, 28-30, 25-9 in a highly competitive ECAC Upstate/Metro Championship 1st round contest on Wednesday evening. The Lady Pioneers, 28-10, advance to Saturday's Final Four at Ramapo College.
  • Hamilton Named All-Tournament
    November 09, 2015
    Alfred State junior middle hitter Janae Hamilton (Ellicottville) was named to the USCAA All-Tournament team.
  • Lady Spikers Qualify for ECAC Tournament
    November 09, 2015
    For the second year in a row the Alfred State volleyball team has selected to participate in the ECAC Upstate/Metro Championships. The Lady Pioneers, currently 27-10, will enter the single elimination tournament as the #4 seed.
  • Lady Spikers Finish 4th at USCAA Nationals
    November 07, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team finished 4th at the USCAA National Championships. The Lady Pioneers fell 3-0 to St. Mary of the Woods (IN) in the semifinals and then was downed 3-1 by Rochester (MI) College in the 3rd place match.
  • Lady Pioneers Advance to USCAA Semis
    November 06, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team defeated Carlow 3-1 in the USCAA Championship quarterfinals to advance to the Final Four for the second year in a row. Earlier in the day, the Lady Pioneers fell 2-1 to St. Mary of the Woods (IN) and 2-0 to Florida College to wrap up pool play.
  • Lady Spikers Split Day One at USCAA Nationals
    November 05, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team split a pair of pool play matches at the 2015 USCAA National Championships in Canton on Thursday. The Pioneers fell 2-0 to Maine Fort Kent and bounced back for a 2-0 win over Penn State Brandywine.
  • Lady Spikers Return to USCAA Nationals
    November 03, 2015
    The Alfred State Volleyball team ended the 2015 regular season with a 25-5 record and will head to Canton, NY this week to compete in the USCAA Championships for the second year in a row.
  • Lady Pioneers Topple Giants
    October 31, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team closed out the 2015 regular season with a 25-15, 26-24, 25-21 sweep of Keystone College. The Lady Pioneers improve to 25-5 on the season and a perfect 10-0 at the Orvis Activities Center.
  • Lady Pioneers Split a Pair
    October 30, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team split a pair of matches on Friday night at Houghton. The Lady Pioneers fell 3-0 to the host Highlanders and then rebounded with a 3-0 victory over Utica. The blue & gold are now 24-5 on the year.
  • Lady Pioneers Earn #4 Seed
    October 28, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team will return to the USCAA Championships for the second straight year. The Lady Pioneers will enter the tournament as the #4 seed.
  • Lady Pioneers Rally for Wild Five Set Victory
    October 28, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team was one point away from falling to Houghton College in the 4th set but rallied and pulled out an exciting five set victory. The Pioneers improve to 23-4 on the season while the Highlanders are now 16-11.
  • Padley and Hanss Named #PioneerPinpoint Athletes of the Week
    October 26, 2015
    Volleyball player Jessica Padley (Sweet Home) and cross country runner Jacob Hanss (East Rochester) have been named the Alfred State #PioneerPinpoint Athletes of the Week.
  • Lady Pioneers Drop Wild Five Setter
    October 25, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team lost a wild five set match with SUNY Canton on Sunday. The Kangaroos took the first set 4-25 but the Pioneers rallied and took the next two sets 25-21 and 25-15. Canton rallied to take the 4th set 21-25 and took the deciding 5th set 9-15 to take the match.
  • Lady Spikers Sweep Day One of Canton Tournament
    October 24, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team continued to play well as they swept Maine Fort Kent and SUNY Delhi on Saturday at the Canton Tournament. The Lady Pioneers are now 22-3 on the season.
  • Lady Pioneers Win 20th
    October 21, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team defeated Penn College 25-17, 25-13, 25-16 to notch their 20th (20-3) win of the season. The win was 300th of the Alfred State coaching career of Gene Doorley.
  • Lady Spikers to Host Pink Pride Game
    October 19, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team will trade their traditional blue jerseys in for pink versions on Wednesday (10/21) as they host their annual Pink Pride game. This year the annual fund raiser will have special meaning for the Lady Pioneers as breast cancer has hit home for the team.
  • Lady Spikers Remain Ranked #3
    October 16, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team is tied for the #3 ranking in the latest USCAA poll. The Lady Pioneers are currently 19-3 on the season.
  • Lady Pioneers Sweep Davis
    October 15, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team earned their 19th victory of the season with a 25-8, 25-14, 25-16 sweep of Davis College. The Lady Pioneers are now 19-3 on the season.
  • Hall and Landries Named #PioneerPinpoint Athletes of the Week
    October 13, 2015
    Volleyball player Grace Hall (Ellicottville) and men's soccer player Tyler Landries (Genesee Valley) have been named the #PioneerPinpoint Athletes of the Week.
  • Volleyball Ranked #3 in Latest USCAA Poll
    October 12, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team remained near the top of the latest USCAA Poll. The Lady Pioneers are currently ranked #3 in the third poll of the 2015 season.
  • Lady Pioneers Earn Two More Victories
    October 10, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team earned two more victories on Saturday to improve to 18-3 on the season. The Lady Pioneers defeated Farmingdale 25-23, 25-13, 25-18 and Cazenovia 25-13, 25-10, 23-25, 25-13.
  • Lady Spikers Down Keuka
    October 09, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team got back on track with a 25-17, 25-23, 25-19 victory over Keuka on Friday night. The Lady Pioneers improve to 16-3 on the season with the victory.
  • Lady Spikers Tripped up at Houghton
    October 03, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team lost two tough matches at the Houghton on Saturday. The Lady Pioneers fell 3-1 (17-25, 23-25, 25-19, 30-32) to Houghton and 3-2 (25-19, 25-23, 25-18, 25-23, 8-15) to Geneseo.
  • Volleyball Climbs to #2
    October 02, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team climbed up to #2 in the newest USCAA poll. The Lady Pioneers are 15-1 on the season.
  • Alfred State Volleyball Discusses 2015 Season
    October 01, 2015
    Steve Smith sits down the 2015 Alfred State Volleyball team and discusses the start of the season!
  • Volleyball Wins a Pair
    September 26, 2015
    The Alfred State volleyball team swept a pair as they wrapped up play in the Lycoming Tip-off Tournament. They defeated CCNY 25-11, 25-8, 25-10 and Misericordia 25-17, 25-19, 25-18 to improve to 15-1 on the year.
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