The Alfred State athletic department is one of six members of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) that have been honored with community service awards. The Pioneers were a Gold Level honoree in the Array of Events category.
Jacob Wadsworth (Dansville) has been named to the 2020 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Indoor Track & Field All-American team. Wadworth becomes the first Alfred State student-athlete to earn All-American honors during the NCAA era of Pioneer Athletics.
For the second time, the Alfred State baseball team has won the Pioneer Excellence Cup. The Pioneer Excellence Cup was established in 2016 and honors the team that has combined success in athletic achievements, academic excellence, and in civic engagement.
The 2019-20 Alfred State Athletic Department Award Ceremony will have a different look due to the current circumstances. Below is the schedule for the nightly celebration (awards be released at 6 p.m. nightly).
Senior swimmer and diver Sarah Stevens (Wellsville) and senior baseball player Jarrod Deaton (Newburgh Free Academy) have been named the 2019-20 Alfred State Pioneer Legacy recipients. This award is given to the male and female athletes who have achieved success on and off the field throughout their career at Alfred State. The nominees have demonstrated Sportsmanship and Leadership, been involved in Civic Engagement activities, along with earning athletic honors during their career.
The Alfred State Athletic Department unveiled the 2019-20 Athlete of the Year Team. These student-athletes have made a large impact on their specific team and the athletic department while exhibiting good character this school year.
The Alfred State Athletic Department unveiled the 2019-20 All Newcomer Team. This group of student-athletes have made a large impact on their specific team and exhibited good character in their first year as a Pioneer.
The Alfred State athletic department honored three members of the college community as they continued to celebrate the 2019-20 school year. Administrative Assistant Michele Cole was named the William Havens award recipient while Director of Admissions & Enrollment Kandi Geibel and Event Staff leader Satchel Page received the Pioneer Honors Award.
The Alfred State 4-Year Awards are given to student-athletes that have competed wearing the Pioneer blue & gold for four years. In 2019-20, 23 student-athletes are being honored for their collegiate careers at Alfred State.
The inaugural NCAA Mental Health Campaign is a week of awareness, education and engagement to show the importance of breaking the stigma surrounding mental health. Below four of our current Alfred State student-athletes and baseball coach Mike Armstrong share parts of their mental health stories.
The Alfred State athletic department inducted 16 student-athletes into the Chi Alpha Sigma honor society. Chi Alpha Sigma was established in 1996 as a student-athlete honor society for the recognition of high academic achievers and sport letter winners at the collegiate level. The college also honored three seniors as second year members of Chi Alpha Sigma.
Countless Alfred State alumni are on the front line of the current battle against Coronavirus. Recently we had the chance to have four former Pioneers student-athletes talk about their work on the front line.