The Alfred State athletic department is excited to announce the 2019 Hall of Fame Class. The 2019 Hall of Fame Class features five student-athletes, two contributors, and a team.
Volleyball player Elaina Braun (Foley), track & field sprinter Briana Dorsey, baseball player Frank Pavicich, basketball and softball standout Nichole Tyler, and football and track athlete Rod Streater will all be honored. Longtime supporter of the department of athletics and the college Mary Huntington and former baseball coach Tom Kenney will also be part of the class. The 2002-03 baseball team will also be honored during the event.
- Braun was the setter on the Region III Championship and National Championship qualifying team in the 2007 season. She was a 1st team NJCAA All-American, 1st team All-Region and 2nd team All-WNYAC after collecting 1,171 assists, 127 kills, 264 digs, and 18.5 blocks. During her career at ASC the volleyball team was 68-9.
- Dorsey was a NJCAA All-American in back to back seasons. She holds the outdoor record in the 200 m (25.55), the 4x100 (49.70), and the 4x400 (4:04.39) and the indoor record in the 4x400 (4:05.62). She is also in the top 10 in eight other events. She was also a ten time All-Region III honoree.
- Pavicich helped the baseball team to a 98-27 record during his two years including a Region III Title in 1999 and a WNYAC Championship in 2000. In his two years he led the team or tied for the lead in 34 statistical categories. He was an Honorable Mention NJCAA All-American and the Region III Player of the Year. He was also a two time All-Region selection. He hit .398 with 27 doubles, 12 triples, 15 homers, and 133 RBI.
- Tyler was named both the Freshmen and Senior Athlete of the Year during her time wearing the blue & gold. She scored 472 points and grabbed 247 rebounds during her freshmen season and then scored 444 points and grabbed 298 rebounds her senior season. For her efforts on the basketball court she was named All-Region twice and NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American in 2007. On the softball diamond she was 1st team All-WNYAC both seasons and 1st team All-Region her senior season. She hit .357 with 32 RBI her first season and then hit .398 with 23 RBI during her second season.
- Streater started his path toward a professional career as a two-sport athlete. He made 20 tackles and had two interceptions during his freshmen season before moving to wide receiver and grabbing 24 catches for 539 yards and six scores during his senior season. On the track he was NJCAA National Champion during the outdoor season with a record breaking leap of 2.05 m. He is also in the top ten in the 100 m (10.5). Streater has played in NFL with the Oakland Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs, the San Francisco 49ers, the Buffalo Bills, and the Cleveland Browns during the past seven years.
- Huntington, former first lady and wife of the late Alfred State College President, David Huntington, has been a long-time supporter of Pioneer athletes. She is a die-hard fan who can be found cheering and ringing her cow bell at countless athletic events each year. Mrs. Huntington is not only a fan of athletics, but she is a strong supporter of Alfred State College, in general, and all students in particular.
- Kenney coached the Alfred State baseball team to 645 victories during his tenure. he led the team to five Region III Championships and five WNYAC Championships. He currently has seven former players that have been inducted into the Hall of Fame. On top of his coaching duties, Kenney also taught physical education classes and was part of the annual Summer Sports Festival. Outside of Alfred State, Kenney helped create and organize the Cohocton Red Wings, the Hornell Dodgers, and the Alfred A's.
- The 2002-03 Baseball Team is the only baseball team during the NJCAA era to win both a Region III and a WNYAC Championship in the same school year. The team was 40-13 overall during the school year after finishing 14-5 in the fall and 26-8 in the spring. Three former players from this team have been inducted into the Hall of Fame.
The 2019 Hall of Fame Ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 1st and will be part of the college's Alumni Weekend.