Alfred Saxons

Past Records

2016 (0-0, 0-0 E8)
2015 (8-3, 5-3 E8)
2014 (5-5, 3-5 E8)
2013 (8-3, 5-2 E8)
2012 (6-4, 5-2 E8)
2011 (8-3, 4-3 E8)
2010 (10-3, 5-0 E8)
2009 (8-2, 4-1 E8)
2008 (7-4, 4-2 E8)
2007 (8-3, 4-2 E8)
2006 (8-3, 4-2 E8)
2005 (9-2, 5-1 E8)
2004 (8-3, 3-3 E8)
2003 (5-5, 2-2 E8)
2002 (4-6, 1-3 E8)
2001 (4-5, 0-0 IND)
2000 (4-6, 0-0 IND)
1999 (6-4, 0-0 IND)

Team Quick Facts



Enrollment: 1895
Location: Alfred, NY
Colors: Purple, Gold
Stadium: Yunevich Stadium (5000)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

October 22, 2016
Unbeaten Saxons pound Empire 8 foe Hartwick
The Alfred University football team remained unbeaten with a 61-12 Empire 8 Conference victory over...
October 15, 2016
Saxons stay unbeaten with victory over visiting SUNY Cortland
The Alfred University football team remained unbeaten and moved into first place in the Empire 8...
October 12, 2016
Saxons angling for return to playoffs
Alfred might be a bit under the radar right now, but the Saxons are poised to make more noise if...
October 1, 2016
Saxon offense eclipses 600 yards in 49-24 win at Morrisville
MORRISVILLE, NY The Alfred University football team piled up 625 yards of offense in a 49-24...
September 24, 2016
Defense shines as Saxons top Ithaca, 20-6
The Alfred University football team dominated both sides of the ball in a 20-6 Homecoming victory...
September 17, 2016
Roundup: 3-for-3 is the place to be
St. Lawrence hasn't given up a point in its first three games, while teams such as Alfred, Randolph-...
September 17, 2016
Saxons whip Buff State, 34-10, in Empire 8 opener
Senior quarterback Tyler Johnson (East Syracuse, NY/East-Syracuse Minoa) rushed for four touchdowns...
September 10, 2016
Saxons jump on RPI early, take 33-17 victory
The Alfred University football team moved to 2-0 on the season with a 33-17 victory over host RPI...
September 7, 2016
Fuentes walks off, a decade later
Julio Fuentes was paralyzed in the opening game of his sophomore season for Alfred. Ten years later,...
November 22, 2015
Alfred University holds off Fitchburg State for ECAC bowl championship
Sophomore Trevor Monk booted a game-winning 22-yard field goal with 1:37 left in regulation as the...
November 7, 2015
Saxons rally to edge Utica, keep E8 title hopes alive
A two-yard touchdown plunge by quarterback Tyler Johnson with 21 seconds left in the game gave the...
October 31, 2015
Saxons whip Brockport, move into tie atop Empire 8 standings
Two weekends after turnovers doomed the Alfred University football team in a 20-16 loss at Cortland,...
October 24, 2015
Saxons whip Hartwick, 42-18
Junior wide receiver Maleke Fuentes scored four touchdowns as the Alfred University football team...
October 3, 2015
Saxons use long fourth-quarter drive to pull away from Morrisville, 34-19
The Alfred University football team defeated visiting Morrisville State, 34-19, Saturday afternoon...
September 19, 2015
Alfred University football rallies past Buffalo State in Empire 8 thriller
The Alfred University football team scored a pair of touchdowns in the fourth quarter to erase a...
September 12, 2015
Saxons hold on against RPI
The Alfred University football team opened up a big lead on visiting RPI, then held on for a 32-20...
September 5, 2015
Saxons rally past Husson in season opener
The Alfred University football team rallied for a 39-25 victory Saturday afternoon at Husson...
November 15, 2014
Saxons drop season finale to Fisher
The Alfred University football team dropped a 34-12 decision to visiting St. John Fisher in the...
November 1, 2014
Late field goal gives AU 23-21 win at Salisbury
Alfred University freshman placekicker Trevor Monk (Liverpool, NY/Liverpool) booted a 22-yard field...
October 29, 2014
The Empire 8: The conference where all 9 can beat you
So far, Brockport State has beaten Hartwick, who beat Alfred, who beat Buffalo State, who beat...
October 25, 2014
Saxons get back on winning track with 14-3 win over Frostburg State
The Alfred University football rode a stingy defense and the legs of sophomore quarterback Tyler...
October 18, 2014
Brockport edges Saxons, 45-42, in E8 slugfest
Visiting Brockport outdueled the Alfred University football team, 45-42, in the Saxons’...
September 20, 2014
AU defense stifles Buff State in 29-21 win in Empire 8 opener
The visiting Alfred University football team scored 23 unanswered points in the second and third...
June 3, 2014
Alfred promotes assistant coach
Bob Rankl got the call to move up at Alfred after Dave Murray departed to take the head coaching...
May 15, 2014
Alfred's Murray is new Hamilton head football coach
Dave Murray, head football coach at Alfred since 1998, has been named head football coach at...
January 30, 2014
Cortland to join archrival in Empire 8
Starting in 2015, the Cortaca Jug game, which already has rivalry and playoff implications, could...
November 23, 2013
Saxons end season with 21-14 win over Cortland in ECAC North Central Bowl
The Alfred University football team wrapped up its 2013 season on a winning note Saturday, defeating...
October 26, 2013
Saxons throttle Frostburg, move to 3-1 in Empire 8
The Alfred University football team piled up 259 rushing yards and scored two defensive touchdowns...
October 19, 2013
Alfred University offense explodes as Saxons whip Hartwick , 49-28
The Alfred University football team scored touchdowns on seven of its 12 drives and forced four...
September 21, 2013
Second-quarter explosion propels Saxons to rout of Montclair State
The Alfred University football team used a 24-point second quarter to break open a close game en...
November 7, 2012
Six years later, Fuentes' recovery continues
The scouting report was clear and Julio Fuentes knew exactly where to be. But if you ask him about...
November 3, 2012
AU football team whips Frostburg, snaps two-game slide
The Alfred University football team racked up 555 yards of offense and forced four turnovers in...
October 13, 2012
Saxon football team knocks off 11th-ranked Fisher, 26-13
Alfred University’s defense forced five turnovers and held St. John Fisher to 45 yards rushing...
October 6, 2012
Saxons whip Ithaca, 31-7
Alfred University put on a defensive clinic and did more than hold its own on offense in a 31-7...
September 22, 2012
Upstate's darlings, Wabash go down
A week after Buffalo State's big win put it and Brockport on the map, Alfred and Kean wiped them...
September 15, 2012
Saxons whip St. Lawrence to even record
The Alfred University football team bounced back from last weekend’s season-opening loss at...
November 19, 2011
Saxons beat Bridgewater, 41-10, to claim ECAC Northeast Bowl championship
he Alfred University football team stormed back from an early 10-point deficit to hand host...
November 12, 2011
AU whips Utica in season finale
The Alfred University football team ran for 281 yards and the Saxon defense forced two turnovers in...
November 5, 2011
Saxons beat Bombers, 21-19, snap 12-game losing streak at Ithaca
The Alfred University football team defeated host Ithaca College, 21-19, Saturday afternoon at...
October 15, 2011
Salisbury shuts out Saxons
Visiting Salisbury (MD) University, ranked 18th in the nation, visiting Alfred University Saturday...
October 8, 2011
Rockwood field goal gives Saxons overtime win over Hartwick
Senior placekicker Eric Rockwood booted a 29-yard field goal in overtime, sending the 23rd-ranked...
September 24, 2011
Saints, Saxons grab big wins
No. 9 Thomas More defeated Washington & Jefferson and Alfred shut down Springfield. Plus Ohio...
September 24, 2011
AU football team hangs on to beat Springfield in Empire 8 opener
The Alfred University football team defeated visiting Springfield College, 30-22, Saturday afternoon...
September 17, 2011
AU football team pounds St. Lawrence
The Alfred University football team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 36-12 defeat of visiting...
September 10, 2011
Saxons whip RPI to open season
The Alfred University football team dominated both sides of the ball in Saturday’s season-open...
December 3, 2010
Alfred next for the challenge
Mount Union poses a considerably tougher challenge than Cortland State did, but Alfred coach Dave...
November 27, 2010
Coppage saves UWW; Alfred advances
Levell Coppage erupted for 300 yards to save UW-Whitewater against Trine. Sixth seeded Alfred is...
November 27, 2010
AU football team beats Cortland, 34-20, in NCAA East Region semifinals
The Alfred University football team defeated SUNY Cortland, 34-20, Saturday afternoon in a second-ro...
November 25, 2010
At least he's got his health
Many people are thankful for their health this time of year, but for a football player, being...
November 20, 2010
Saxons beat Maritime, 60-0, to advance to second round of NCAA playoffs
The Alfred University football team shut out visiting Maritime College, 60-0, Saturday afternoon at...
November 6, 2010
Saxons beat Ithaca; earn Empire 8 title and trip to NCAA championships
The Alfred University football team defeated visiting Ithaca College, 31-17, Saturday afternoon....
October 23, 2010
Saxons beat St. John Fisher in key Empire 8 Conference matchup
The Alfred University football team beat nationally-ranked St. John Fisher College, 42-31, Saturday...
October 19, 2010
RPI winds up with big win
After three time outs, RPI's Peter Nilson kicked the game-winning field goal and the Engineers had...
October 9, 2010
Saxons top Hartwick to stay unbeaten
The 21st-ranked Alfred University football team defeated host Hartwick College 35-14 Saturday...
October 2, 2010
Saxons stay perfect with 49-24 win over Frostburg State
The 25th-ranked Alfred University football team rolled up 464 yards of offense in a 49-24 victory...
September 25, 2010
Late touchdown pushes Saxons past Springfield
Sophomore tailback Chris Lopez scored on a five-yard run with 38 seconds left to snap a 28-28 tie...
September 18, 2010
Alfred University knocks off St. Lawrence
The Alfred University football team raced to a 21-point lead before hanging on the defeat host St....
September 6, 2010
Statistical Spotlight
Each week during the regular season we look at some of the key statistical performances from the...
September 4, 2010
Alfred 37, Widener 0
The Alfred University football team opened its 2010 season with a 37-0 shutout of visiting Widener...
July 3, 2010
New digs for 2010
The summer is prime time for building projects and renovations, new turf and lights, and Division...
September 26, 2006
For a good cause, good game
A good amount of money was raised at the Ithaca-Fisher game Saturday on behalf of injured Alfred...
September 1, 1998
Alfred cancels season opener over hazing incident
Alfred University President Edward G. Coll announced "harsh measures" against students...
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