AU Press Releases

Saxons fall to Fisher, 80-53

PITTSFORD, NY — The Alfred University men’s basketball team was defeated by St. John Fisher, 80-53, Tuesday evening in an Empire 8 Conference matchup.

Alfred (9-12, 2-10 Empire 8) trailed Fisher, 44-29, at the end of the first half. For the game, AU shot 39 percent and Fisher shot 61 percent.

Senior forward Ron Smith (Lyons, NY/Lyons) and freshman guard Sean Curran (Honesdale, PA/Honesdale) each scored a team-high 12 points to lead the Saxons. Junior guard Mike Stopera (Scotia, NY/Scotia-Glenville) netted ten points and freshman forward Gerald Colas (Houston, TX/Cypress Ridge) and freshman guard Tim Costello (Windsor, NY/Windsor) each added five points.

Jason Norsen scored a game-high 13 points and Jordan Gettings scored 12 points and had a game-high seven assists to pace the Cardinals (19-4, 13-1 Empire 8). Michael Wopperer and Jordan Koch each netted 12 points and Matt Newman chipped in with eight points.

Alfred is in action next on Friday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m. vs. Utica.