AU Press Releases

AU’s Rockwood named Empire 8 football Special Teams Player of the Week

ALFRED, NY — Eric Rockwood (Allegany, NY/Allegany-Limestone), a junior placekicker/punter on the Alfred University football team, has been named Empire 8 Conference Special Teams Player of the Week.

Rockwood was honored for his play in the Saxons’ regular-season ending 37-20 victory at Utica College. He made all five extra point attempts and averaged 42 yards on five punts (long of 53 yards), placing four punts inside the Utica 20-yard line.
Alfred (8-2, 5-0 Empire 8) the sixth seed in the

East Region of the NCAA Division III championship tournament, will entertain third-seeded Maritime College on Saturday, Nov. 20, at noon at Merrill Field. Despite being a lower seed, AU is hosting the first-round game because Maritime is unable to.