Herkimer College News http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/rss News for Herkimer College #7 Men’s Lacrosse bounces back against Panthers http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1104/7-mens-lacrosse-bounces-back-against-panthers <p><strong>April 18, 2015</strong></p><p>DRYDEN, NY – After losing their first game of the regular season to an NJCAA opponent, the Herkimer Generals men’s lacrosse team resumed their solid play on the road Saturday (4/18), defeating Tompkins-Cortland 14-7.</p> <p>Herkimer (8-2) battled with the Panthers throughout the first quarter, needing three consecutive goals from Kyle Lee (Cincinnati, OH) to break a 2-2 tie. The sophomore scored all three goals in the final three minutes, scoring four in the game’s first 15 minutes, giving Herkimer a 5-2 lead. Lee finished the game with four goals and one assist, totaling 39 goals now on the season which is fifth best in the nation.</p> <p>Tompkins-Cortland managed to net two more goals in the second, cutting the lead to 6-4 with seven minutes left in the half, but Cristian Ojeda (Ossining, NY) scored on an assist from Justin Steiner (Butler, PA) to push the lead back to three, going into intermission with a 7-4 lead.</p> <p>Herkimer quickly took control of the game in the second half, scoring four unanswered goals in the third. Ryan Fischer (Monroe, NY), Jonathan Magaletti (Amsterdam, NY) and Ojeda all netted goals, pushing the lead to 11-4 into the fourth. It was Fischer’s 25<sup>th, </sup>Magaletti’s third and Ojeda’s 15<sup>th</sup> goal of the season.</p> <p>Ojeda then added two more goals in the fourth, ending with a season-high five goals to help Herkimer to its third win against the Mid-State Athletic Conference this season.</p> <p>Playing the entire game in goal for the Generals was Austin Loeffel (Red Hook, NY). The sophomore played the entire 60 minutes, saving eight shots for his eighth win this season.</p> <p>Up next for #7 Herkimer is #9 Finger Lakes. The Generals are currently 1-1 against ranked opponents, playing both those games at Wehrum Stadium. This ranked game however will be on the road tomorrow Sunday April 19<sup>th</sup>. The Lakers is 2-2 in their last four games, losing to both nationally ranked teams also. Game time between these two is scheduled for 1 p.m.</p> <p><strong>Score:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer (8-2) 14</p> <p>Tompkins-Cortland (6-7) 7</p> <p>Generals 5 2 4 3 | 14</p> <p>Panthers 2 2 0 3 | 7</p> <p><strong>Offense:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer</p> <p>Cristian Ojeda 5G</p> <p>Kyle Lee 4G 1A</p> <p>Ryan Fischer 2G</p> <p>Isaac Miranda 1G 2A</p> <p>Jake Taghon 1G 1A</p> <p>Jonathan Magaletti 1G</p> <p>Justin Steiner 1A</p> <p>Tompkins-Cortland</p> <p>DaShawn White 2G</p> <p>Brian Litzenberger 2G 2A</p> <p>Wes Swanson 1G 1A</p> <p>Mat Geiser 1G</p> <p>Nick Velazquez 1G</p> <p><strong>Goalies:</strong></p> <p>Generals</p> <p>Austin Loeffel (W, 8-2) 8 saves</p> <p>Panthers</p> <p>Eh Tah Dah (L) 14 saves</p> <p>Andrew Shore 0 saves</p> <p><strong>Next Game:</strong> 4/19 at #9 Finger Lakes 1 p.m.</p> <p>-Giorgio Varlaro</p> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1104/7-mens-lacrosse-bounces-back-against-panthers Women’s Lax rallies past Kats in second half Saturday http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1105/womens-lax-rallies-past-kats-in-second-half-saturday <p><strong>April 18, 2015</strong></p><div class="flex-video"><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/29g19KXNQfA" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe></div> <p>(Herkimer's Alison James netted four of her season-high six goals in the first half against Erie).</p> <p>HERKIMER, NY – Getting solid performances from both Alison James and Alexis Caughey at Wehrum Stadium on Saturday (4/18), helped the Herkimer Generals women’s lacrosse team remain undefeated against Western New York Athletic Conference opponents this season, beating the Kats 16-9.</p> <p>Herkimer (4-5) had a consistent offensive attack in both halves against Erie, netting eight goals in each half. However, the defense only allowed the Kats to net three goals in the final 30 minutes, outscoring their opponent 8-to-3.</p> <p>Netting most of those goals in the second half was Caughey. The sophomore scored four of her five goals in the game in the second half, seeing five different Generals score in the half. Caughey now have 17 goals on the season </p> <p>Scoring the most goals in the game was James. The freshman scored all of her season-high six goals within the first 35 minutes of play, giving her 22 goals this season, second best on the team.</p> <p>In goal for Herkimer was Brittany Purcell (McGraw, NY). The freshman saved 10 shots, giving her seven games with over double digits in stops this season.</p> <p>The Generals will continue their current four-game home stand on Monday, April 20<sup>th</sup>, hosting Jefferson Community College. The Cannoneers defeated the Generals at their place 23-3 in their last meeting. With game time on Monday scheduled for 6 p.m., Herkimer will look to keep their current win streak intact, staying above .500 at home.</p> <p><strong>Score:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer (4-5) 16</p> <p>Erie (1-7) 9</p> <p><strong>Halftime:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer 8-6</p> <p>Offense:</p> <p>Generals</p> <p>Alison James 6G</p> <p>Alexis Caughey 5G</p> <p>Nickee Thibault 2G</p> <p>Nicole Purcell 2G</p> <p>Ashley Luna 1G</p> <p>Kats</p> <p>Jillian Walczyk 6G</p> <p>Allyson Fleck 2G</p> <p>Mary Cassidy 1G</p> <p><strong>Goalies:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer</p> <p>Brittany Purcell 10 saves</p> <p>Erie</p> <p>Alex Carey 14 saves</p> <p><strong>Next Game:</strong> 4/20 vs. Jefferson 6 p.m.</p> <p>-Giorgio Varlaro</p> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1105/womens-lax-rallies-past-kats-in-second-half-saturday Baseball tallies seven home runs in sweep of Cougars http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1106/baseball-tallies-seven-home-runs-in-sweep-of-cougars <p><strong>April 18, 2015</strong></p><div class="flex-video"><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/_CfqZDylqaU" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe></div> <p>(Herkimer's Adam Nell went 1-for-3 with one RBI in game two against the Cougars Saturday).</p> <p>HERKIMER, NY – Racking an impressive 36 runs thanks to 28 hits which included seven round trippers, the #3 Herkimer Generals baseball team defeated Clinton Community College 19-1 and 17-0 at home in a Saturday (4/18) doubleheader.</p> <p>Herkimer (17-3) scored five or more runs in four of their eight innings played in Saturday. As previously mentioned, the home run was a big part of that. Herkimer had five different players homer, three in game one, and two in game two.</p> <p>Patrick Dorrian (Kingston, NY), Thomas Carrigan (Niskayuna, NY) and John Tandy (Montrose, NY) were the Generals home run hitters in game one, with Carrigan swinging for two and Dorrian and Tandy touching all the pads once. Carrigan finished game one with three RBI thanks to his first home runs as a General. Dorrian had a game-high four RBI and Tandy had a season-high three, combing for 4-for-4 at the plate. Tandy’s home run was also his first as a General. Dorrian’s home run was his fourth of the season which ranked 12<sup>th</sup> in the nation.</p> <p>Christian Malave (Milford, CT) and Chris Rave (Middletown, NY) had Herkimer’s home runs in game two. Malave hit two, his first multi home run performance of the season, helping the freshman to a season-high five RBI. Rave his one, his first of the season, helping the sophomore to two runs batted in.</p> <p>As impressive as the Generals hitting was Saturday, their pitching was just as good, allowing four hits in 10 innings of work. Michael Harrington (Glens Falls, NY) and Joe Nellis (Johnstown, NY) got the starts. Harrington allowed one earned run in four innings of work, accumulating six strike outs. Nellis also went four innings, but didn’t allow a single run to score, fanning eight batter in the game.</p> <p>Kohei Otsuka (Tokyo, Japan) and Nicholas Whalen (Utica, NY) came in relief of both games, Otsuka for Harrington and Whalen for Nellis. Both pitchers threw an inning, and didn’t allow a hit.</p> <p>Up next for Herkimer is Clinton. The Generals will travel to play the Cougars in a doubleheader tomorrow Sunday, April 18<sup>th</sup>. Game times are 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.</p> <p><strong>Game One:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer (16-3) 19</p> <p>Clinton (0-9) 1</p> <p>Cougars 001 00 2 | 1</p> <p>Generals 5131 X 16 | 19</p> <p><strong>Pitching:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer</p> <p>Michael Harrington (W, 3-1) 4IP 2H 1R 1ER 1BB 6K</p> <p>Kohei Otsuka 1IP 0H 0R 0ER 1K</p> <p>Clinton</p> <p>Josh Rabideau 2IP 14H 18R 12ER 6BB 2K 4HR</p> <p>Evan Nichols 2IP 2H 1R 1ER 1BB 1K</p> <p><strong>Hitting:</strong></p> <p>Generals</p> <p>Patrick Dorrian 3-for-3 3R 4RBI 1HR</p> <p>John Tandy 1-for-1 1R 3RBI 1HR</p> <p>Thomas Carrigan 2-for-2 3R 3RBI 2HR 2BB</p> <p>Chris Rave 2-for-2 2R 2RBI 12B</p> <p>Gage Lanning 2-for-4 2R 2RBI 23B</p> <p>John Boland 1-for-3 2R 1RBI</p> <p>Eric Downey 2-for-3 1R 1RBI 12B 1BB</p> <p>Adam Nell 1-for-1 1RBI 12B</p> <p>Cougars</p> <p>Kevin Sousa 1-for-2 1R 1RBI 1HR</p> <p><strong>Game Two:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer (17-3) 17</p> <p>Clinton (0-10) 0</p> <p>Cougars 000 00 2 | 0</p> <p>Generals 515 6X 12 | 17</p> <p><strong>Pitching:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer</p> <p>Joe Nellis (W, 3-0) 4IP 2H 0R 0ER 8K</p> <p>Nicholas Whalen 1IP 0H 0R 0ER 1BB 1K</p> <p>Clinton</p> <p>Joe Dezalia (L) 3 2/3IP 12H 17R 10ER 5BB 1K 3HR</p> <p>Jared Nichols 1/3IP 0H 0R 0ER</p> <p><strong>Hitting:</strong></p> <p>Generals</p> <p>Christian Malave 2-for-3 2R 5RBI 2HR</p> <p>Eric Downey 2-for-4 2R 2RBI</p> <p>Chis Rave 2-for-3 2R 2RBI 1HR 12B</p> <p>John Tandy 1-for-1 1R 2RBI 12B</p> <p>Thomas Carrigan 0-for-2 2R 1RBI</p> <p>Michael Fancher 2-for-3 1R 1RBI 12B</p> <p>Adam Nell 1-for-3 1RBI</p> <p>Greg Hotaling 0-for-1 2R 1RBI 3BB</p> <p><strong>Next Doubleheader:</strong> 4/19 at Clinton 1 &amp; 3 p.m.</p> <p>-Giorgio Varlaro</p> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1106/baseball-tallies-seven-home-runs-in-sweep-of-cougars Men’s Soccer to host Orange at home http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1100/mens-soccer-to-host-orange-at-home <p><strong>April 17, 2015</strong></p><p>HERKIMER, NY - The Herkimer Generals men's soccer team will continue its tradition of playing the Syracuse Orange in an exhibition this Friday, April 17<sup>th</sup> at Wehrum Stadium with a 7:30 p.m. start.</p> <p>The Orange, an NCAA Division I program and member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), are coming off a 16-4-1 record which included a birth into the second round of the NCAA national tournament.</p> <p>Korab Syla (Yonkers, NY), a former General and NJCAA National Player of the Year, will be in attendance on the Orange roster. Soon to join Syla is Herkimer’s All-American Ben Polk (Banbury, UK). The sophomore led the nation in goals last season, and received a scholarship to play for Syracuse in 2015.</p> <p>There will be no admission for this event, and it is open to the public.</p> <p>-Giorgio Varlaro</p> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1100/mens-soccer-to-host-orange-at-home Herkimer College Appoints Research Assistant http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1102/herkimer-college-appoints-research-assistant <p><strong>April 17, 2015</strong></p><p>Herkimer College announces the appointment of Rebeccah Socolof of Ilion, NY to the position of research assistant. Socolof will assist the assistant dean of academic affairs for assessment &amp; institutional effectiveness and the director of institutional research with preparing materials and responding to state, federal and accreditation agency requests for data and information. She will be responsible for organizing and coordinating research to support organizational assessment, planning, data analysis and accreditation processing.</p> <p>Socolof previously was employed as digital sales leader at Barnes &amp; Noble Bookstore in Fresh Meadows, NY. She holds an Associate in Applied Science degree in Fashion Buying &amp; Merchandising from Herkimer College; a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art: Sculpture from SUNY Binghamton, and a Master of Library Science Advanced Certificate in Archives and Records Management from Queens College.</p> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1102/herkimer-college-appoints-research-assistant Malave hits his way to NJCAA National Player of the Week http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1099/malave-hits-his-way-to-njcaa-national-player-of-the-week <p><strong>April 16, 2015</strong></p><p>HERKIMER, NY – Herkimer Generals baseball player Christian Malave was named NJCAA DIII National Baseball Player of the Week on Thursday (4/16), helping the Generals remain nationally ranked throughout the current season.</p> <p>Malave - a resident of Milford, CT - helped the Generals score 56 runs last week, outscoring opponents by 33 runs. The first baseman was a big part of that, driving in 10 runs thanks to one double and two home runs, leading the team in that category with four home runs in 43 at-bats. That’s not it however as the freshman also scored six runs, going 10-for-13 at the plate which is a .769 batting average.</p> <p>“Christian is a talented player, and a welcomed edition to our team,” said Head Baseball Coach Jason Rathbun. “He’s exceeded our expectations thus far, and we look forward in watching him develop to be a better player for us these next two seasons.” </p> <p>-Giorgio Varlaro</p> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1099/malave-hits-his-way-to-njcaa-national-player-of-the-week Men’s Tennis falls to Broome at home http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1103/mens-tennis-falls-to-broome-at-home <p><strong>April 16, 2015</strong></p><div class="flex-video"><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/g65gVvARSII" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe></div> <p>(Herkimer's Daniel Riley lost his first singles match of the season Thursday at home).</p> <p>HERKIMER, NY – The Herkimer Generals men’s tennis team lost to SUNY Broome in their fifth match of the regular season 6-0 Thursday (4/16) at East Herkimer Sports Complex.</p> <p>Herkimer (0-5) saw Daniel Riley (Woodford Green, Essex), James Scanlon (Little Falls, NY) and Rasheem Morgan (Brooklyn, NY) take a couple sets against the Hornets in singles and doubles, but weren’t able to muster enough to take a game.</p> <p>Herkimer’s next match is at Onondaga on Tuesday (4/21). The team will have two matches because their Saturday (4/18) matchup was postponed at East Herkimer Sports Complex. Each match in Onondaga is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.</p> <p><strong>Result:</strong></p> <p>Broome (2-4) 6</p> <p>Herkimer (0-5) 0</p> <p><strong>1<sup>st</sup> Singles:</strong> Andrew Emmons (BROOME) def. Daniel Riley (HERK) 6-2, 6-4</p> <p><strong>2<sup>nd</sup> Singles:</strong> Tyler Smith (BROOME) def. Justin Salmon (HERK) 6-0, 6-0</p> <p><strong>3<sup>rd</sup> Singles:</strong> Kyle Henry (BROOME) def. James Scanlon (HERK) 6-1, 6-3</p> <p><strong>4<sup>th</sup> Singles:</strong> Nate Searles (BROOME) def. Rasheem Morgan (HERK) 6-1, 6-2</p> <p><strong>1<sup>st</sup> Doubles:</strong> Emmons &amp; Salmon (BROOME) def. Riley &amp; Salmon 8-2</p> <p><strong>2<sup>nd</sup> Doubles:</strong> Henry&amp; Searles (BROOME) def. Scanlon &amp; Morgan 8-</p> <p><strong>Next Match:</strong> 4/21 at Onondaga 4 p.m.</p> <p>-Giorgio Varlaro</p> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1103/mens-tennis-falls-to-broome-at-home New Academic Program: Laboratory Technology http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1093/new-academic-program-laboratory-technology <p><strong>April 15, 2015</strong></p><p>Herkimer College is now offering an associate in applied science degree program in Laboratory Technology. The program is the latest of several new STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) programs introduced at Herkimer College. Applications are being accepted for fall 2015.</p> <p>The Laboratory Technology program offers the opportunity for students to explore career options available in laboratory science and to develop the skills critical to successful employment in this field.</p> <p>The program will enable students to develop basic math and technical writing skills along with knowledge and understanding of common laboratory protocols. It will prepare students for entry-level employment opportunities in the field of laboratory science.</p> <p>Successful graduates from this program will exhibit basic mastery of skills and knowledge used in laboratory science and successfully gain employment in a position within a laboratory setting.</p> <p>For more information, visit www.herkimer.edu/labtech or call the office of Admissions at 315-866-0300, ext. 8278.</p> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1093/new-academic-program-laboratory-technology Herkimer College Assistant Professor of English Christian Avis Publishes Book http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1095/herkimer-college-assistant-professor-of-english-christian-avis-publishes-book- <p><strong>April 15, 2015</strong></p><p>Herkimer College Assistant Professor of English Christian Avis recently published a book titled Ironedge.</p> <p>The fictional story is about a former mining town, Ironedge, that is experiencing rebirth, but the murder of one of its founders and the threat of a nearby goblin encampment hangs over it. It is up to the inquisitor Damulis to blow the lid off of the troubling secrets in this frontier town.</p> <p>Ironedge was illustrated by Herkimer College Assistant Professor of Digital Graphics Blake Pitcher. It is available in digital form on Amazon for Kindle and Barnes &amp; Noble for Nook by searching “C. T. Avis.” A softcover version can be purchased from www.createspace.com or www.amazon.com.<br><br>Avis has been employed as a faculty member at Herkimer College since 2003. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from SUNY Oswego. Pitcher joined the faculty in 2006 and holds an associate degree from Herkimer County Community College and bachelor’s and master’s degrees from SUNYIT at Utica/Rome.</p> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1095/herkimer-college-assistant-professor-of-english-christian-avis-publishes-book- Win streak ends against Lazers at home http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1096/win-streak-ends-against-lazers-at-home <p><strong>April 15, 2015</strong></p><p>HERKIMER, NY – The #7 Herkimer Generals men’s lacrosse team took on their second nationally ranked opponent at home Wednesday (4/15), losing 27-5 to #1 Onondaga at Wehrum Stadium, giving the team a 1-1 record against ranked opponents.</p> <p>Herkimer (7-2) conceded 11 goals within the first 10 minutes of play before netting their first goal of the game. Sophomore Jeremy Mowrey (Johnstown, NY) connected with Cristian Ojeda (Ossining, NY) to make it 11-1. It was Mowrey’s 28<sup>th</sup> goals and Ojeda’s fifth assist of the season.</p> <p>Netting the team’s second goal of the game was Kyle Lee (Cincinnati, OH) to make it 12-1. It was Lee’s 35<sup>th</sup> goal of the season, totaling two points in the game after he connected with Mowrey in the third to make it 20-3.</p> <p>Ojeda and Ryan Fischer (Monroe, NY) were the final two Generals to score in the game, both in the second half. It was Ojeda’s 12<sup>th</sup> and Fisher’s 23<sup>rd</sup> goal of the season.</p> <p>Up next for Herkimer on Saturday, April 18<sup>th</sup> in Tompkins-Cortland Community College. The Panthers are 6-6 and 3-2 in their last five games. The scheduled start time between these team’s is 12 p.m.</p> <p><strong>Score:</strong></p> <p>Onondaga (12-0) 27</p> <p>Herkimer (7-2) 5</p> <p>Lazers 12 7 3 5 | 27</p> <p>Generals 2 0 2 1 | 5</p> <p><strong>Offense:</strong></p> <p>Onondaga</p> <p>Sean Lattimore 3G</p> <p>Kyle Killen 3G 2A</p> <p>Brine Rice 3G</p> <p>Parrish Young 2G 1A</p> <p>Nick Sawyer 2G 2A</p> <p>Matt Bennett 2G</p> <p>Justin Hussey 1G</p> <p>Seth Leonard 1G 1A</p> <p>Nicholas Garbarino 1G 2A</p> <p>Brady Hoose 1G 1A</p> <p>Tyler Griffo 1G</p> <p>Dalton Wenzel 1G</p> <p>Chandler Allen 1G</p> <p>Joseph Ondrako 1G</p> <p>Generals</p> <p>Jeremy Mowrey 2G</p> <p>Kyle Lee 1G 1A</p> <p>Cristian Ojeda 1G 1A</p> <p>Ryan Fischer 1G</p> <p><strong>Goalies:</strong></p> <p>Generals</p> <p>Austin Loeffel 9 saves</p> <p>Mario Diaz 16 saves</p> <p><strong>Next Game:</strong> 4/18 at Tompkins-Cortland 12 p.m.</p> <p>-Giorgio Varlaro</p> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1096/win-streak-ends-against-lazers-at-home