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May 8, 2013

Area College Honors

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WOMEN’S LACROSSE

Sophomore Emily Jweid earned Second Team recognition, and Kate Purcell and Caroline Stanford each were named honorable mention selections on the Empire 8 Conference all-star team.

Jweid led the Hawks in goals (27), points (34) and faceoffs (69).

Purcell, a junior playing her first season of lacrosse, had eight goals, four assists, 28 groundballs and 15 caused turnovers. Purcell has earned Second Team all-conference honors three times in basketball for Hartwick.

Stanford, a sophomore, led Hartwick with 42 groundballs and tied for the team lead with 17 caused turnovers. She also had three goals.

Senior Erin Doyle was Hartwick’s representative on the E8 sportsmanship team.

TRACK AND FIELD

First-Team selections Sean Bernstein, Kate Parsons, Patrick Weinert, J.D. Roth and Steve Kuzina highlight Oneonta State’s nine all-SUNY Athletic Conference honorees.

Chris Harvey, Joe Fox, Joe Carr and Jim Bernstein were named to the Second Team.

Senior Sean Bernstein, named the Male Athlete of the Week of his past weekend’s SUNYAC championships, won two events and led a relay team to victory at the SUNYAC meet. His times of 10.43 in the 100 meters and 20.97 in the 200 are the second fastest among Division III runners in the nation.

Parsons, a senior, earned the Red Dragons’ lone women’s title at the conference meet. She set a school record in the hammer throw at 164 feet, 4 inches.

Schenevus graduate Weinert, a sophomore, won the hammer this past weekend at 180-3.

Roth, a sophomore, won the shot put (48-9 ½) and placed third in the hammer (168-10).

Freshman Kuzina won the 400 hurdles in 54.71. He also placed third in the 110 hurdles.

Carr, a freshman, was runner-up in the 100 and 200 and ran legs on the 400 and 1,600 relays.

Harvey earned a medal with his second-place finish in the 3,000 steeplechase in a time of 9:28.74. Jim Bernstein finished second in the 10,000.

Fox finished second in the discus (146-7).

SUNY COBLESKILL

SUNY Cobleskill named senior Marten Peterson and freshman Princess Joefield its outstanding male and female athletes of the year, respectively, as the school announced its awards for 2012-13 academic year.

Peterson ran cross-country for four seasons and is closing out his fourth season on the track team this spring. He’ll run in the 800 meters at the ECAC Division III meet May 16 and 17 at Springfield College.

Peterson holds the school’s 800 record of 1:56.06.

As a bio-technology major, Peterson has a cumulative GPA of 3.69. He was also named the college’s top male scholar-athlete.

Joefield qualified to compete in the 200, the 400, the 100 and 400 hurdles, and the shot put for the ECAC meet.

She holds Cobleskill records in the heptathlon, and the 100 and 400 hurdles.

The Fighting Tigers also recognized women’s basketball player Heidi Anderson as its top female scholar-athlete.

Cross country and track athletes Joseph Marotta and Christine Ilowiecki earned sportsmanship awards.