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Herkimer Men bounce back with big win at TC-3

November 14, 2018

Dryden, NY – After dropping their first game of the season on Saturday, the # 4 ranked Herkimer Generals Men’s Basketball team bounced back in a big way with a 93-60 victory over Tompkins-Cortland Community College on Tuesday evening in Dryden, NY. The win lifts the Generals record to 4-1 overall on the season. 

Teshaun Beckles (Bronx, NY) led the way for Herkimer with 21 points, which included a perfect 3-3 from 3 point range. Senior Darius Hines (Troy, NY) took advantage of his first start of the year to score a career high 16 points. Keshaun Howard (Brooklyn, NY) came of the bench to score 13 points while also going 3-3 for 3-pointers. On the evening, the Generals shot 56% from the field overall, including a red-hot 12-22 from 3 point land. 

Herkimer now looks to a big home weekend as they try to grab their first home win of the 2018-2019 campaign. On Saturday, Corning Community College will come to town for a 3:00 tip-off followed on Sunday by a visit from Finger Lakes Community College. Tip time for Sunday against the Lakers is set for 2:00 PM.

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DeBeatham scores 22 to lead Herkimer to road win at TC-3

November 14, 2018

Dryden, NY – Freshman Lexi DeBeatham (Albany, NY) scored 23 points as the Herkimer Generals went on the road and got a big 70-40 win over Tompkins-Cortland Community College on Tuesday night in Dryden, NY. With the win, Herkimer improves to 2-2 overall on the young season.

Markia Peak (Rochester, NY) had another strong game, scoring 14 points and grabbing 17 rebounds in the win. Myjoi Adams (Pomona, CA) came off the bench to score 8 points and Cassidy Weaver (Chase Mills, NY) and Gabriella Howard (Frankfort, NY) each chipped in 6 points apiece. After the Generals jumped out to an 8 point lead at the end of the first quarter, TC-3 fought back to only trail by 6 at the half, 29-23. But the second half was all Herkimer as they used outscored the Panthers 25-7 in the fourth quarter to get the big win. 

The Generals now return home for a big weekend of games against Mid-State Conference opponents. They will host the Corning Red Barons on Saturday at 1:00 PM and then turn around and host the Finger Lakes Lakers at 12 Noon on Sunday. Both games will take place in Herkimer’s Varsity Gym.  

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Herkimer College to Offer Financial Aid Workshop

November 13, 2018

Herkimer College will offer a financial aid workshop on Saturday, November 17 at 9:00 am in the Academic Support Center, located on the second floor of the Ronald F. Williams Library Building.

Herkimer College’s Financial Aid staff will assist students and families in completing a 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the institution of their choice.
The workshop is open to all students and families regardless of what college they plan to attend.

Participants should bring the following to the workshop:
• FSA ID for student or parent (if applicable) create this at https://fsaid.ed.gov/
• 2017 Tax Returns
• 2017 W-2’s
• Bank Statements and Investment Account Statements

Registration is required due to limited seating. For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office at (315) 574-4035 or finaid@herkimer.edu.

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Johnson, L’Heureux, and Todd make personal best times at Utica College Invite

November 13, 2018

Utica, NY – Multiple swimmers achieved personal best times for the Herkimer Generals at the Utica College Swim Meet on Friday, November 9. It was the second contest of the year for Coach Vicki Brown’s swimmers. 

Freshman Chereima Johnson (New York, NY) swam a personal best time in the 100 Freestyle. Teammate Terry L’Heureux (Hoosick Falls, NY) clocked a personal best in the 50 Freestyle event and Halia Todd (Schuyler, NY) achieved her best time ever in the 200 Freestyle. Amanda Mascia (Matoaca, Virginia) continued her dominating start to the 2018 season by finishing first in both the 50 and 100 Freestyle and third in the 200 Backstroke.

The Generals next hit the pool on Saturday, Dec 1 as they will to Rochester, New York for a competition at Monroe Community College. Events are due to start at 1:00 PM.

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Renshaw earns Green and Gold Female Athlete of the Month Honors for October

November 13, 2018

Herkimer NY – Herkimer College has announced its Green and Gold Athletes for the month of October. They are women’s soccer player Maddie Renshaw (Herkimer, NY) and men’s cross country runner Jake Baisley (Dolgeville, NY).

              Renshaw, a senior midfielder, has led the Generals to back-to-back Region III Championships and is tied for 6th in the nation in assists. She assisted in both goals in the Region III Championship game and was named 1st Team All-Region and All-Conference in 2018.

“Maddie does a lot of things that don’t show up on the stat sheet. I am thrilled to see Maddie get some of the recognition she deserves,” said Coach Jason Palkovic.

              Baisley, a senior, earned All-Conference and All-Region honors by placing in the top 7 in the Mountain Valley Conference Championships as well as the Region III Championships in October.

Coach Steve Sydoriw said, “Jake has been working hard and has improved throughout the year. He is capable of running his fastest time ever at Nationals if he keeps working at it.”

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Baisley earns Green and Gold Male Athlete of the Month honor for October.

November 13, 2018

Herkimer NY – Herkimer College has announced its Green and Gold Athletes for the month of October. They are women’s soccer player Maddie Renshaw (Herkimer, NY) and men’s cross country runner Jake Baisley (Dolgeville, NY).

              Renshaw, a senior midfielder, has led the Generals to back-to-back Region III Championships and is tied for 6th in the nation in assists. She assisted in both goals in the Region III Championship game and was named 1st Team All-Region and All-Conference in 2018.

“Maddie does a lot of things that don’t show up on the stat sheet. I am thrilled to see Maddie get some of the recognition she deserves,” said Coach Jason Palkovic.

              Baisley, a senior, earned All-Conference and All-Region honors by placing in the top 7 in the Mountain Valley Conference Championships as well as the Region III Championships in October.

Coach Steve Sydoriw said, “Jake has been working hard and has improved throughout the year. He is capable of running his fastest time ever at Nationals if he keeps working at it.”

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Hudson Valley comes back to defeat Herkimer, 47-42

November 10, 2018Herkimer, NY – Hudson Valley outscored Herkimer 18-7 in the fourth quarter to come back and grab a 47-42 win over the Generals on Saturday afternoon in Herkimer, NY. The loss drops Herkimer’s record to 1-2 on the season and 1-1 in Moun…

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Herkimer Men drop home opener to Hudson Valley

November 10, 2018

Herkimer, NY – Hudson Valley came into Herkimer on Saturday afternoon and came away with an impressive 102-72 win in the Generals home opener. The first loss of the year for Herkimer drops their overall record to 3-1 on the year and 2-1 in the Mountain Valley Conference. 

The Generals shot out to 12-6 lead in the first 4 minutes before Hudson Valley went on a big 17-2 run to grab a lead that propelled them to an eventual 48-27 lead at the half. Herkimer fought back to make it a ten point game at 53-43 before another big run by the Vikings put the game away. 

Senior Derrick Felder (Yonkers, NY) led the Generals with 23 points on the afternoon. Teshaun Beckles (Bronx, NY) pitched in with 13 points and Musa Pough (Brooklyn, NY) added 10 points in the loss. 

The Generals look to get back on the winning track on Tuesday as they travel to Dryden, NY to take on Tompkins-Cortland Community College Panthers. Tip off is set for 5:00 PM.

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Herkimer College Students Participate in United Way Emerging Leaders Hygiene Supply Drive

November 09, 2018

Herkimer County Community College’s Upsilon Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa participated in the United Way’s Emerging Leader’s hygiene supply drive. United Way’s Emerging Leaders United is a group of community member volunteers, 40 year of age and under, working to further the mission of United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area. The Volunteer Taskforce committee coordinated a hygiene supply drive this fall to give needed items such as soap, shampoo, feminine products, toothbrushes, etc. to those in need within our community. The drive ran from October 11th to November 8th. Items collected will benefit local pantries and shelters including the Mohawk Valley YWCA. Members of Upsilon Epsilon chapter coordinated several drop off areas on campus. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for two-year college students. Pictured is Shaun McGraw (of Dolgeville), president of the Phi Theta Kappa Upsilon Epsilon chapter, delivering donations collected at Herkimer College.

 

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Herkimer College Criminal Justice Club Conducts Park Clean-up

November 09, 2018The Criminal Justice Club at Herkimer County Community College recently held a park clean-up at the Tony Baggetta Mini Park, located at the corner of West Smith and William Streets in the Village of Herkimer. Under the leadership of cl…

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