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January 15, 2013

College Roundup



O-State freshman


Oneonta State freshman Joe Fox was named the SUNY Athletic Conference’s Field Athlete of the Week on Monday.

Fox set two personal bests Friday in the Gotham Cup hosted by New York University at the Armory. Fox finished eighth in the weight throw with a distance of 51 feet, 7 ¼ inches. He also placed sixth in the shot put at 48-6 ¼.

The Red Dragons will compete Friday in the NYU Team Challenge back at the Armory.

Red Dragon junior


Oneonta State junior Jermaine Miller earned Diver of the Week honors from the SUNYAC.

Miller had second- and third-place performances in 1-meter and 3-meter events, respectively, in the Kumpf Invitational at Rensselaer on Saturday. He had a score of 299.20 in the 1-meter and 302.40 in 3-meter.

Miller has already reached the NCAA qualifying marks in both events. Last season, Miller became the first O-State diver to participate in the NCAA Division III championships since 1978.

Hawk picked again

Freshman forward Brittney Dumas earned Rookie of the Week honors from the Empire 8 Conference for the third time this season. Dumas also was selected Dec. 3 and Dec. 31.

Dumas shot 82 percent from the field in wins over St. John Fisher and Alfred this weekend. She shot a combined 18-for-22 in those games.

On Friday in a 65-52 win over Fisher, she made 8 of 10 shots and scored 18 points. She also had five rebounds.

The next day in a 68-42 win over Alfred, she went 10-for-12 from the field and scored a game-high 22 points. She scored 14 points during a 21-1 Harwick run early in the second half. Dumas also grabbed six rebounds.

The Hawks (11-3) have won four straight.

Hawks of the Week

Men’s basketball junior Mike Geisser and sophomore women’s swimmer Jade Woodend were named Hartwick College’s Hawks of the Week.

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