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November 7, 2012

Coop. grad on run at Liberty

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Cooperstown graduate Caleb Edmonds finished third in the Big South Cross Country Championships at Winthrop University on Oct. 27.

Edmonds, a junior, helped Division I Liberty University to the team title.

He completed the 8,000-meter course in 24 minutes, 40.29 seconds finishing just behind teammate David Ricksecker, who crossed in 24:39.62. High Point’s Jacob Smith won in 24:35.79.

Edmonds was named The Daily Star’s athlete of the year for track following his senior season at Cooperstown in 2010, when he finished second among Division II runners at the state meet in the 3,2000.

Liberty won the team title with 28 points _ 21 better than runner-up High Point.

The Flames will run in the Southeast Regional Championships in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday.

Brockport football

Unatego graduate Joe Innes, and Oneonta High graduates Camden Palmeter and Bryce Wooden have helped Brockport’s football team a 5-4 record this season.

Innes, a senior wide receiver, has appeared in seven games. He has 32 receptions for 424 yards and three touchdowns.

Palmeter, a sophomore lineman, has made 21 tackles, including five for losses. He also has 1 ½ sacks and one forced fumble.

Wooden, a freshman linebacker, has seven tackles, including a half of a sack.

Sidney graduate Aaron Zurn is an assistant coach for Brockport, which closes its season at home against Morrisville at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Aaron Foreman and

Matt Struckle

Oneonta High graduate Foreman and Laurens graduate Struckle played in a combined 10 games for the Brockport soccer team.

Foreman, a sophomore midfielder, appeared in four games. Struckle, a junior defender, played in six games, including one start.

Brockport went 8-8-1.

Dan and Jacob Joseph

Brothers Jacob and Dan Joseph (Oneonta High) helped Muhlenburg College’s soccer team to a 10-6 record this past season.

Jacob, a junior, scored two goals, both of which decided games.

Dan, a freshman, had one goal.

Laura Potter

Gilboa graduate Potter led Centenary College’s soccer team in scoring with 15 goals and one assist.

Potter, a sophomore forward, had three winning goals for the Cyclones, who finished the season at 7-9-2.

Vincent Romano

Pace University graduate student Romano (Oneonta High) finished with 85-plus tackles for the second straight year for the Division II program.

Romano, a linebacker, had 88 tackles, which ranked second on the team. He led the Setters with six tackles for losses and also recovered two fumbles, broke up one pass and blocked a kick.

Last season, Romano had 85 tackles. He also had 20 tackles the season before.

Pace finished the season at 0-9.

Karsen Shultz

Oneonta High graduate Shultz appeared in one game for Division I Marist’s Division I soccer team.

The Daily Star’s 2011 Player of the Year, Shultz was a two-time all-state selection for the Yellowjackets.

The Red Foxes lost, 2-1, to Loyola in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title game Sunday. They have a 15-7 record.

Jacob VanDusen

Oneonta High graduate VanDusen is averaging 6.0 points and 4.5 rebounds for the Onondaga Community College men’s basketball team.

The Lazers are 1-1.

Nicole Wischoff

New Paltz State senior Wischoff (Cooperstown) earned a spot in the SUNY Athletic Conference Cross Country Hall of Fame on Oct. 27.

Wischoff finished sixth in the conference championships at Fredonia. To qualify for the Hall of Fame, runners must finish in the top five at the conference championships once, or finish in the top 10 in back-to-back seasons. Wischoff finished eighth at least season’s conference championships.

On Oct. 27, Wischoff finished the 6,000-meter course in 23 minutes, 41.70 seconds to earn First Team all-conference honors. She’s the second New Paltz runner to be named to the SUNYAC First Team.