Herkimer College News http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/rss News for Herkimer College Generals’ comeback to defeat Cougars 15-14 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1055/generals-comeback-to-defeat-cougars-15-14 <p><strong>March 28, 2015</strong></p><div class="flex-video"><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/AN9j6II3M2A" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe></div> <p>(Ashley Luna ties the game at 14-14 with 4:40 left on an assist from Alexis Caughey).</p> <div class="flex-video"><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/YuZBUDhaMeo" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe></div> <p>(Alison James scores the game winning goal with 1:12 left in regulation on an assist from Caughey).</p> <p>HERKIMER, NY – Scoring five unanswered goals in the final 17 minutes of regulation Saturday (3/28) at Wehrum Stadium, the Herkimer Generals women’s lacrosse team defeated Genesee Community College 15-14.</p> <p>Herkimer (1-1) erased a four goal deficit in the final 20 minutes of the game, outscoring the Cougars 5-0 in the final 20 minutes of regulation. Supplying the firepower for the comeback was Alison James (Whitesboro, NY), Alexis Caughey (Cortland, NY) and Ashley Luna (Saratoga, NY). James led all three in scoring with three goals, notching the game-winner with 1:12 left in the second half. Assisting on the play was Caughey, collecting three on the day, all during the Generals run for their first win of the season. James now has seven goals and Caughey has five assists.</p> <p>Evening the game up at 14-14 with 4:40 left was Luna. The sophomore netted her first goal of the season on another Caughey assist for the games third tie, trailing a total of 28 minutes and 12 seconds until that point in the contest.</p> <p>Leading the charge, and all scorers in the game before the comeback was Danae Becker (Cortland, NY). The freshman netted a season-high eight goals. Before Herkimer’s final five goals in the contest, Becker scored an impressive seven consecutive goals for the Generals, now leading the team with 15 in two games.</p> <p>In goal again for Herkimer was Brittany Purcell (McGraw, NY). The freshman earned her first career win, saving 13 shots against the Cougars.</p> <p>The Generals next game is tomorrow Sunday, March 29<sup>th</sup>. They’ll host Niagara County Community College at Wehrum Stadium with a scheduled start of 1 p.m.</p> <p><strong>Score:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer (1-1) 15</p> <p>Genesee (0-2) 14</p> <p><strong>Halftime:</strong></p> <p>Genesee 9-7</p> <p><strong>Scoring:</strong></p> <p>Generals</p> <p>Danae Becker 8G 1A</p> <p>Alison James 4G</p> <p>Alexis Caughey 2G 3A</p> <p>Ashley Luna 1G 1A</p> <p>Cougars</p> <p>Kaleigh Murray 4G 1A</p> <p>Nicole Niedzielski 3G</p> <p>Kaci Asper 2G</p> <p>Emily Skehan 2G</p> <p>Ashley Makowski 1G</p> <p>Taylor Miller 1G</p> <p><strong>Goalies:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer</p> <p>Brittany Purcell 13 saves</p> <p>Cougars</p> <p>5 saves</p> <p><strong>Next Game:</strong> 3/29 vs. Niagara County 1 p.m.</p> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1055/generals-comeback-to-defeat-cougars-15-14 College Transfer Day http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1052/college-transfer-day <p><strong>March 26, 2015</strong></p><p>College representatives from over 70 SUNY and private colleges will participate in Herkimer College’s Transfer College Day on Tuesday, April 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Robert McLaughlin College Center. Representatives will provide information about their colleges and answer questions specifically related to transfer.</p> <p>Herkimer College has more than 150 transfer agreements with four year colleges and universities in both the private sector and SUNY. These agreements provide a seamless transfer for students within the SUNY system. More than 60 percent of Herkimer College students transfer after graduation.</p> <p>For more information on Transfer College Day or other transfer-related questions, contact Katherine Schwabach, Transfer Counselor at Herkimer College, 315.866.0300 ext. 8308, or email schwabaka@herkimer.edu.</p> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1052/college-transfer-day Spring Open House http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1053/spring-open-house <p><strong>March 26, 2015</strong></p><p>Herkimer College will hold its Spring Open House on Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students and families will have the opportunity to meet the faculty, tour campus and learn about academic support services, athletics, financial aid, on-campus housing and campus life.</p> <p>Prospective students can sign-up for a drawing to win a $500 scholarship and other prizes. The winner must enroll full-time at Herkimer College. The scholarship will be applied to the student’s account toward tuition, fees and books (must be present to win).</p> <p>For more information, contact the Admissions Office at (315) 866.0300 ext. 8278 or visit www.herkimer.edu/openhouse</p> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1053/spring-open-house Herkimer College Appoints Director of Continuing Education http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1054/herkimer-college-appoints-director-of-continuing-education <p><strong>March 26, 2015</strong></p><p>Herkimer College announces the promotion of Daniel Sargent of Holland Patent, NY to the position of director of continuing education. Sargent will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Office of Continuing Education including the supervision and development of non-credit programming including community interest, fitness center and professional/workforce development; budget development and management for the Community Education Office, One Stop outreach and the Cogar Gallery; grant writing and managing the usage of campus facilities and related services.</p> <p>Sargent has served as the assistant to the president since 2007. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from SUNY Plattsburgh and a Master of Arts in Russian and East European Area Studies from the Russian &amp; East European Institute, Indiana University at Bloomington. He serves on the Board of Directors for Catholic Charities in Herkimer County.</p> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1054/herkimer-college-appoints-director-of-continuing-education College Night at Herkimer College http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1050/college-night-at-herkimer-college- <p><strong>March 25, 2015</strong></p><p>Herkimer College will host a College Night sponsored by the Herkimer County Guidance Counselors Association on Tuesday, April 14 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Robert McLaughlin College Center. The program is open to Herkimer and Oneida County sophomores, juniors, seniors and their families.</p> <p>Over 60 public and private colleges from throughout New York State and New England will participate. Students and their families will have the opportunity to meet with representatives, discuss course offerings and gather publications from the various two and four-year colleges.</p> <p>For more information, contact Shannon Darrow at the Central Valley School Guidance Office at 315.895.7120.</p> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1050/college-night-at-herkimer-college- Loeffel named Region III Athlete of the Week http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1051/loeffel-named-region-iii-athlete-of-the-week <p><strong>March 25, 2015</strong></p><p>HERKIMER, NY – Herkimer Generals men’s lacrosse player Austin Loeffel was named Region III Male Athlete of the Week on Wednesday (2/25), from the goalie position, helping his team to a 2-0 record for the week.</p> <p>Loeffel - a resident of Red Hook, NY - accumulated an impressive 37 saves in 108 minutes played for Herkimer! A vast majority of those saves came against Dean College, saving 21 total shots in the contest, most of them in the second half which helped the Generals to their first win of the season 10-9. Just four days later, the sophomore helped his team to their first home victory, defeating Broome Community College 14-6. In that game Loeffel accumulated 16 saves.</p> <p>“Austin has been seeing a lot of shots on the field thus far, but has stepped up to the occasion,” said Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Jamie Ireland. “I’m proud of the way he prepares for each game, and this acknowledgement is a direct results of it. He is the back bone of our defense, and deserves the nomination!”</p> <p>-Giorgio Varlaro</p> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1051/loeffel-named-region-iii-athlete-of-the-week Spring Movie Series “The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies” http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1049/spring-movie-series-the-hobbit-the-battle-of-five-armies <p><strong>March 24, 2015</strong></p><p>Herkimer College will be showing “The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies” on Wednesday, April 8 at 8:00 pm in the Robert McLaughlin College Center, Sarkus Busch Theater.</p> <p>Bilbo and company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the lonely mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darknes.</p> <p>The film is part of the Spring Movie Series and is open to the public free of charge.</p> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1049/spring-movie-series-the-hobbit-the-battle-of-five-armies Mowrey leads attack against Hornets, Generals win 14-6 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1045/mowrey-leads-attack-against-hornets-generals-win-14-6 <p><strong>March 21, 2015</strong></p><div class="flex-video"><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/wRp0b1CZjBE" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe></div> <p>(Herkimer's Jeremy Mowrey netted a career-high five goals Saturday, adding four assist to his totals also).</p> <p>HERKIMER, NY – Netting nine goals in the second half of Saturday’s home game at Wehrum Stadium helped the Herkimer Generals men’s lacrosse team to their second straight victory, defeating Broome Community College 14-6.</p> <p>Herkimer (2-1) jumped out early in the first on unassisted goals by Jeremy Mowrey (Johnstown, NY) and Kyle Dunn (Kington, NY). It was Mowrey’s fourth goal of the season, ending the game with a career-high five goals by the end of regulation. As for Dunn, his goal with 8:36 left in the second period was his first career goal as a General, taking a ground ball coast-to-coast from the defensive end to the offensive end, scoring on the left side of the net for the 2-0 lead.</p> <p>Then two unanswered goals by the Hornets in the span of 12 minutes locked the game at two (2-2) apiece. It took another defender to break up the tie, helping the team score three straight goals for the 5-2 lead at intermission. Sophomore Nashwan Hoffman (Kingston, NY) netted his first goal as a General with 6:26 left in the second, placing his goal in the left side of the net.</p> <p>Jamar Minto (Uniondale, NY) and Mowrey were the other two Generals who helped create the three goal lead. Minto scored on an assist from Mowrey with 5:13 left and Mowrey scored unassisted with 51.6 left.</p> <p>In the second half, as previously mentioned, the Generals scored nine goals. It helped the team outscored the Hornets 9-to-4 for their first win against a Mid State Athletic Conference opponent this season. Netting goals were Kyle Lee (Cincinatti, OH), Mowrey, Jon Wilkins (Norwalk, CT), Ryan Fischer (Monroe, NY) and Issac Miranda (Norwalk, CT).</p> <p>In goal for Herkimer on Saturday was Austin Loeffel (Red Hook, NY) and Mario Diaz (New Rochelle, NY). Loeffel got the start, going 48 strong minutes, saving 14. As for Diaz, he played the final 12 minutes and collected four saves.</p> <p>The Generals next game is Thursday, March 26<sup>th</sup>. They’ll host Finger Lakes Community College at Wehrum Stadium at 5 p.m. The Lakers are on a two-game win streak as well.   </p> <p><strong>Score:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer (2-1) 14</p> <p>Broome (1-2) 6</p> <p>Generals 2 3 4 5 | 14</p> <p>Hornets 1 1 2 2 | 6</p> <p><strong>Scoring:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer</p> <p>Jeremy Mowrey 5 G 4A</p> <p>Ryan Fischer 2G</p> <p>Kyle Lee 2G 2A</p> <p>Isaac Miranda 1G</p> <p>Jamar Minto 1G</p> <p>Jon Wilkins 1G</p> <p>Kyle Dunn 1G</p> <p>Nashwan Hoffman 1G</p> <p>Broome</p> <p>Michael Ferranti 2G</p> <p>Jacob Green 1G</p> <p>Austin Standish-Warpus 1G</p> <p>Brandon Dutcher 1G</p> <p>Ryan Corey 1G</p> <p><strong>Goalies:</strong></p> <p>Generals</p> <p>Austin Loeffel 14 saves</p> <p>Mario Diaz 4 saves</p> <p><strong>Next Game:</strong> 3/26 vs. Finger Lakes 5 p.m.</p> <p>-Giorgio Varlaro</p> Sat, 21 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1045/mowrey-leads-attack-against-hornets-generals-win-14-6 Terashima National Baseball Player of the Week http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1043/terashima-national-baseball-player-of-the-week <p><strong>March 19, 2015</strong></p><p>HERKIMER, NY – Herkimer Generals sophomore Taishi Terashima (Hiranai, Japan) was named NJCAA DIII National Player of the Week on Thursday (3/19), helping the baseball team finish their spring trip in Florida 8-2.</p> <p>Terashima, a Liberal Arts &amp; Sciences: General Studies major at Herkimer College, amassed 11 hits in six games, going 11-18 at the plate which equates to a .611 average. That wasn’t it however as the centerfielder also collected 12 runs scored, two doubles, one triple, seven runs batted in, four walks and two stolen bases. Currently, Terashima is Top 10 in the nation in runs scored (7<sup>th</sup>), batting average (7<sup>th</sup>) and on base percentage (6<sup>th</sup>).</p> <p>“Taishi has worked hard on improving his strength and it has paid off to start his sophomore year,” said Head Baseball Coach Jason Rathbun. “We think he is going to have a big year for us, and all of the credit goes to his hard work.”</p> <p>-Giorgio Varlaro</p> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1043/terashima-national-baseball-player-of-the-week Becker and James net 10 goals, not enough against Pioneers http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1044/becker-and-james-net-10-goals-not-enough-against-pioneers <p><strong>March 19, 2015</strong></p><p>ARNOLD, MD – Despite a six goal effort by Generals’ Danae Becker (Cortland, NY), Herkimer’s women’s lacrosse team lost to Anne Ardunel Thursday (3/19) 18-11.</p> <p>Herkimer (0-1) managed six goals in the first half with Becker and Allison James (Whitesboro, NY) supplying most of the offensive firepower. Becker scored the Generals first three goals in the matter of 17 minutes, then James scored Herkimer’s final two goals in the last four minutes of the half.</p> <p>Sophomore Nicole Purcell (McGraw, NY) netted the final goal in the first half, scoring with 5:35 left unassisted.</p> <p>The second half saw Becker and James score all the goals, totaling five, with Becker obtaining four and James obtaining one. Assisting on Becker’s last goal of the game with 2:59 left in regulation was Alexis Caughey (Cortland, NY). The sophomore ended with two in the game.</p> <p>In goal for the Generals was Brittany Purcell (McGraw, NY). The freshman saved 25 shots in two halves.</p> <p>Herkimer’s next game is today Friday, March 20<sup>th</sup>. They’ll face Howard Community College in their second consecutive away game. The Generals and Dragons are slated to start at 3:30 p.m.</p> <p><strong>Score:</strong></p> <p>Anne Ardunel (2-1) 18</p> <p>Herkimer (0-1) 11</p> <p><strong>Scoring:</strong></p> <p>Pioneers</p> <p>Savannah Woodard 8G</p> <p>Marissa Henckel 3G</p> <p>Ashley Robey 3G</p> <p>Shannon O’Neil 3G 2A</p> <p>Renee Ruppert 1G 1A</p> <p>Jordan Huften 3A</p> <p>Generals</p> <p>Danae Becker 7G 2A</p> <p>Alison James 3G 1A</p> <p>Nicole Purcell 1G</p> <p>Alexis Caughey 2A</p> <p><strong>Goalies:</strong></p> <p>Generals</p> <p>Brittany Purcell 25 saves</p> <p><strong>Next Game:</strong></p> <p>3/20 at Howard CC 3:30 p.m.</p> <p>-Giorgio Varlaro</p> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1044/becker-and-james-net-10-goals-not-enough-against-pioneers