2015-16 Alfred State Softball News

  • Eight Spring Pioneers Earn USCAA All-Academic Honors
    July 12, 2016
    Eight Alfred State spring athletes have earned USCAA All-Academic team honors. Student-athletes earn All-Academic honors by being an upperclassmen who has earned a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher over the course of their academic career.
  • 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.
  • Kruger Named All-American
    May 16, 2016
    Alfred State junior shortstop Stormi Kruger (Medina) has been named an USCAA All-American for the third straight season. Kruger was a honorable mention selection and becomes the first Pioneer student-athlete to earn All-American honors from the USCAA three times.
  • Softball Closes out Season
    April 29, 2016
    The Alfred State softball team fell 6-2 and 12-3 to Hilbert on Friday afternoon as the Lady Pioneers closed out the 2016 season. Wet and chilly conditions at Pioneer Park led to sloppy play.
  • Lady Pioneers Tripped up by Houghton
    April 26, 2016
    Houghton College swept a doubleheader from Alfred State at the Kerr Pegula Athletic Complex. The Highlanders earned 7-2 and 3-2 victories on a frigid evening.
  • Kruger, O'Keefe, and Barber Have Big Offensive Days
    April 25, 2016
    Stormi Kruger (Medina), Lura O'Keefe (Allegany Limestone), and Melissa Barber (Nassau/Catholic Central) had big offensive days vs. Medaille on Monday. The Mavericks picked up 28-12 and 17-11 victories to improve to 16-12 on the year.
  • Saints Take Two from Pioneers
    April 24, 2016
    St. Lawrence took both games vs. Alfred State in a Sunday afternoon doubleheader at Pioneer Park. The Saints won the opener 9-0 and then won a 8-7, eight inning contest.
  • Pioneers and Roos Split
    April 23, 2016
    Alfred State and SUNY Canton split a Saturday afternoon doubleheader at Pioneer Park. The Kangaroos won the opener 2-1 while the Pioneers won the nightcap 10-5.
  • Big Innings Hurt Lady Pioneers
    April 21, 2016
    Nazareth used big innings to sweep Alfred State in a doubleheader on Thursday afternoon. The Flyers used a eight run 2nd in the first game en route to a 11-2 win and a six run 5th inning in the nightcap en route to a 13-1 victory.
  • Lady Pioneers Fall at Elmira
    April 20, 2016
    The Alfred State offense could not get the clutch hit in game one and then was held to just one hit in the nightcap as Elmira earned the sweep on Wednesday afternoon. The Eagles won 3-1 and 8-0 to improve to 7-11.
  • Lewis Collects Four Hits vs. Canton
    April 16, 2016
    Kelsey Lewis (Johnson City) collected four hits for the Alfred State in a doubleheader at SUNY Canton on Saturday afternoon. The Kangaroos won a back and forth 10-7 decision in the opener and used a seven run 5th inning in a 11-3 victory in the nightcap.
  • Lady Pioneers Tangle with Panthers
    April 14, 2016
    The Alfred State softball team lost a hard fought doubleheader at Pitt-Bradford on Thursday afternoon. The Panthers won the opener 6-5 with a run in the bottom of the 7th and shutout the Pioneers 4-0 in the nightcap.
  • Offense Struggles vs. Geneseo
    April 12, 2016
    The Alfred State softball team was limited to just seven hits in a doubleheader vs. Geneseo on Tuesday afternoon. The Knights earned 4-0 and 10-1 victories.
  • Lady Pioneers Split with Delhi
    April 10, 2016
    The Alfred State softball team split a doubleheader at SUNY Delhi on Sunday afternoon. The Broncos took the opener 14-4 while the Pioneers won the nightcap 12-3.
  • Saturday Softball vs. St. Lawrence Postponed
    April 01, 2016
    The Alfred State home softball doubleheader vs. St. Lawrence has been postponed for Saturday. The two teams are still working on a make-up date.
  • Lady Pioneers Fall in Wild Extra Inning Contest
    March 30, 2016
    Alfred State and Penn College battled in a 3 hour 14 minute marathon that featured 39 runs, 28 hits, 36 walks. The Lady Pioneers scored three runs in the 7th to tie it at 14-14 before the Wildcats scored nine in the 8th en route to a 23-16 victory.
  • Softball Home Opener Moved to Wednesday
    March 29, 2016
    The Alfred State softball home opener has been moved up a day and now will be played on Wednesday afternoon. The Lady Pioneers will battle Penn College starting at 3:30 p.m. at Pioneer Park.
  • Softball Spring Trip Rewind
    March 17, 2016
    Eight days, 12-games, 17 players, two coaches, an athletic trainer, a sports information director (the only male), thousand of miles traveled, a little bit of sun burn, and countless memories....The 2016 Alfred State softball spring training trip to Ft. Myers, FL has come to an end.
  • Lady Pioneers Split Final Day in Florida
    March 16, 2016
    The Alfred State softball team wrapped up their annual trip to the Gene Cusic Classic in Ft. Myers, FL with a split. The Lady Pioneers (3-9) defeated Knox 8-4 but fell 13-0 to Brockport.
  • Spring Break Trip Winding Down
    March 15, 2016
    The Alfred State softball team lost a hard fought 3-2 battle with Wooster (OH) and then was tripped up 12-4 by Salem State (MA) on day five of their spring break trip to the Gene Cusic Classic.
  • Slow Starts Hurt Lady Pioneers
    March 14, 2016
    The Alfred State softball team was unable to overcome slow starts as they fell 8-1 to UMASS-Dartmouth and 11-8 to Geneva (PA) on day four of the Lady Pioneers spring break trip to Ft. Myers, FL.
  • Lady Pioneers Can't Capitalize on Opportunities
    March 13, 2016
    The Alfred State softball team was unable to get the timely hit as they fell 9-5 to Nichols and 4-0 to Edgewood on Sunday afternoon at the Gene Cusic Classic. The Lady Pioneers stranded 20 runners on base in the doubleheader.
  • Lady Pioneers Sweep Day Two
    March 11, 2016
    The Alfred State softball team swept day two of their trip to the Gene Cusic Classic. The Lady Pioneers downed Wheelock (MA) 10-2 and then defeated Rockford (IL) 12-7. The blue & gold are now 2-2 on the year.
  • Jackson Collects Three Hits as Lady Pioneers open up 2016 season
    March 10, 2016
    Katie Jackson (Troy, PA) collected three hits as the Alfred State softball team opened up the 2016 season at the Gene Cusic Classic in Ft. Myers, FL. The Lady Pioneers fell 10-1 to Drew (NJ) and 11-2 to Marian (WI).
  • Softball Opens up Season Thursday
    March 07, 2016
    The Alfred State softball team opens up the 2016 season on Thursday afternoon when they battle Drew (NJ) University in Ft. Myers, FL. The contest is the first of 34 games scheduled for the Lady Pioneers in 2016.
  • Alfred State Advances in NCAA Process
    July 21, 2015
    The NCAA Division III Membership Committee has moved the Alfred State Athletic Department into year two of the provisional membership process confirming that the college fulfilled all the requirements during the 2014-15 academic year.
  • Top 15 Games of 2015
    As the calendar turns to 2016, the sports information department looked at some of the top games of 2015. Pioneer athletes competed all across the east coast and had many memorable and sometimes record-breaking performances.
  • Top 15 Stories of 2015
    As the calendar is about to change to 2016 the sports information department looked at the top highlights/stories of 2015. 2015 was another great year to be a Pioneer. Looking forward to more outstanding stories in 2016.