Alfred University’s Amore named to Section V Basketball Hall of Fame
Alfred University | 8/08/18
Jason Amore, vice president of University Advancement at Alfred University and a former star on the Saxon men’s basketball team, will be inducted this fall into the Section V Basketball Hall of Fame.
ALFRED, NY – Jason Amore, vice president of University Advancement at Alfred University and a former star on the Saxon men’s basketball team, will be inducted this fall into the Section V Basketball Hall of Fame.
Section V, which oversees scholastic athletic programs at high schools in the Greater Rochester area and several Western New York counties, will hold its 16th Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies Oct. 27 in Pittsford, NY. Amore is one of 18 former players, coaches, game officials and Section V committee members who make up the 2018 class.
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Amore enjoyed a stellar playing career at Friendship Central High School, where he netted 2,332 points – fourth on the section V career scoring list – from 1989-93. He was named a Second Team New York State all-star following his senior season in 1992-93 and at the time of his graduation, he ranked 13th all-time on the state’s career scoring list.
After graduation from high school, Amore attended Alfred University, graduating in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies. He was a four-year member of the men’s basketball team at Alfred, scoring 1,392 points (eighth all-time), and at one time held school records for three-point field goals made in a game, season and career.
He was a team captain for the Saxons his junior and senior seasons and as a junior in 1995-96 was named an Empire Athletic Association all-star. As a senior in 1996-97, he helped lead the Saxons to a Presidents Athletic Conference title and a berth in the NCAA Division III playoffs.
Amore earned a master’s degree in community services administration from Alfred University in 1999. He was inducted into the University’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 2014.
The 2018 Section V Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Burgundy Basin Inn banquet center in Pittsford. Reservations must be made by Oct. 1. Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased through Jeff Gifford or Allison Pinneo at (315) 536-3311 or SectionVbball@gmail.com.