Hanlon On A Roll On Diamond
In her first year on the diamond for Volunteer State (Tennessee) University in Knoxville, Emily Hanlon (Dunkirk/Dunkirk) is off to a fantastic start.
The Pioneers are 24-13 in NJCAA Division I play and are preparing for a slate of games at Chattanooga State Community College this weekend.
The freshman leads the way with a .476 average and .571 slugging. In 126 at-bats Hanlon has 60 hits, including six doubles and three triples, 8 RBIs and just four strikeouts while stealing 59 bases.
At shortstop, Hanlon has been in on five double plays, accounting for 81 putouts and 77 assists.
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Andrew Sisson (Jamestown/Jamestown) was recently honored as a Buffalo State scholar-athlete.
A sophomore center on the Bengals’ football team, Sisson sports a 3.90 cumulative grade-point average. He is a childhood education major.
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Sydney Burk (Lakewood/Southwestern) and the NCAA Division II University of South Carolina Aiken softball team are 21-26 on the season after suffering a pair of losses to No. 4 University of North Georgia recently.
The Pacers are 3-14 against Peach Belt Conference opponents and will look to improve that mark as they take on Lander University later this month.
Burk is hitting .256 and slugging .385 as a sophomore, collecting 20 hits, including five doubles, a triple and a home run, and has 17 RBIs.
Sisters Jamie and Jessica Wilcox (Forestville/Pine Valley) and the Alfred University Saxons are now 18-16 in NCAA Division III softball.
Last Saturday, Alfred split a pair of games at Nazareth College, falling 6-4 in the opener before rallying for a 3-0 win in Game 2 of a doubleheader.
Jessica pitched her way through three innings in Game 1, giving up eight hits while striking out six, walking one and hitting one batter.
In Game 2 Jamie Wilcox had one at-bat as a pinch hitter.
The Saxons will meet SUNY Cortland for a doubleheader today before finishing out the season against SUNY Oswego on Thursday.
The Alfred University Football program held its end of year banquet recently after ending the season with a 7-4 record and a 4-3 mark in the Empire 8.
Wes Senn (Randolph/Randolph), was named the Hal Brown Award winner for his junior season on the Alfred University football team. A center and team captain, Senn helped the Saxons to 2,460 yards on the ground and 1,712 through the air.
Since 1983 the Hal Brown Award has been presented to the most valuable player on the offensive side of the ball.
The SUNY Cobleskill men’s golf team battled difficult weather on Saturday to take home their own Spring Invitational, posting a final score of 34-over-par to beat out SUNY Morrisville and Keuka College.
Cody Latimer (Mayville/Chautauqua Lake) shot 78 to take fourth place overall.
On Tuesday, Latimer was Cobleskill’s top finisher at the Elmira College Spring Invitational at Elmira Country Club, shooting an 8-over 80 to place seventh overall in the 60-player field.