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Alfred University softball team ranks second in Northeast
4/22/10

ALFRED, NY – The NCAA has released its latest regional rankings for Division III softball and Alfred University is listed second in the Northeast Region.

Alfred (20-4, 5-1 Empire 8) is ranked behind SUNY Cortland (26-6). The Saxons split a doubleheader with Cortland on April 1, losing 6-0 and winning 5-3. AU is ahead of Empire 8 rival Ithaca (18-8), ranked third in the Northeast.

Rounding out the Northeast rankings are Rivier (26-1), Union (16-6), Brockport (20-6), Rochester (17-12) and Emerson (24-8).

Alfred plays two key Empire 8 doubleheaders this weekend: Saturday, April 24, at 1 p.m. at RIT; and Sunday, April 25, at 1 p.m. at home against St. John Fisher. The Saxons are currently in second place in the Empire 8, behind Ithaca (9-1 in conference). The Saxons split a doubleheader at Ithaca on April 10.