Awards and Achievements/Local College Students

Local athletes compete for SUNY Oneonta women's cross country team during fall season

ONEONTA, NY (12/15/2014)(readMedia)-- 26 student athletes competed for the SUNY Oneonta women's cross country team during the recently completed fall season.

The team competed in eight meets this fall and finished in second place at the SUNYAC Championships and had its best finish of third place at the NCAA Atlantic Region Championships. The team also qualified for its second straight NCAA championship where they finished 24th.

Margaret Sanderson of Schaghticoke (12154); Margaret competed in four meets this fall and posted a personal best 4.5K time of 19:15.0 at the 11th Annual SUNY Oneonta Airfield Invitational and a personal best 5K time of 22:59.0 at the Rochester Yellow Jacket XC Invitational.

Rachael Shine of Clifton Park (12065); Rachael competed in six meets this fall and posted a personal best 6K time of 22:36.2 at the NCAA Division III Atlantic Region Cross Crountry Championships. Rachael finished 24th at the Atlantic Region Championships to earn All-Region Honors.

Austin Hughes competes on the SUNY Oneonta men's soccer team

ONEONTA, NY (12/15/2014)(readMedia)-- Austin Hughes a Business Economics major from Clifton Park, NY was a member of the 2014 SUNY Oneonta men's soccer team. The team finished 21-1-2 overall and 8-0-1 in the SUNYAC Conference. The team won the SUNYAC title and qualified for the NCAA tournament for a fourth straight year. In the tournament, they advanced all the way to the national semifinals for the second time in four years.

Austin played in 18 games this season and started in three of them. He had two assists for a total of two points.

Brittany Hurd Recognized as Honors Program Student at SUNY Delhi

DELHI, NY (12/12/2014)(readMedia)-- Brittany Hurd of Clifton Park, NY was recently recognized as a Honors Program enrollee at SUNY Delhi. Hurd is pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing at SUNY Delhi.

Mark Ross-Hixson of Johnsonville Receives Scholarship at Clarkson University

POTSDAM, NY (12/11/2014)(readMedia)-- Mark Ethan Alexander Ross-Hixson of Johnsonville, N.Y., majoring in mechanical engineering at Clarkson University, received the Ernest '42 and Constance Richmond Memorial Endowed Scholarship during the 2014-2015 academic year.