The spring sports season is under way at Mohawk Valley Community College!
The Women’s Lacrosse Team has been red hot so far this season. The team is ranked #6 in the Nation after defeating Erie CC and Herkimer CCC last week. Gabrielle Huther(Whitesboro) has been solid in goal with a .615 save percentage and Carol Currado(Chittenango) has been lighting up the scoreboard for the Hawks. Up next for MVCC is a tough road contest at Monroe CC on Wednesday April 10th. The next home contest for the Women is on Saturday, April 13th against Genesee at 1:00pm.
The Men’s Lacrosse Team has been competitive but is still seeking their first win of the season. The Hawks host Tompkins Cortland CC on Wednesday April 10th at 4:00pm and then travel to Onondaga CC on Saturday April 13th.
The Baseball Team is off to an 8-2 start this year. The Hawks pitching staff has been the key to the team’s fast start. Chas Parsons(Holland Patent) and Matt Engler(Whitesboro) lead a formidable starting rotation into Region III play. Bryan McGuire(Herkimer), Dylan Gorski(Whitesboro), Zephan Kash(Homer) and Brendan Heitz(Whitesboro) have been the Hawks top hitters so far. MVCC hosts Columbia Greene CC at Donovan Stadium on Thursday, April 11th for a 2:00pm doubleheader.
The Track and Field Teams at MVCC have always been a National contender and this year looks to be no different. Nichole Bliss (Dolgeville) leads a plethora of athletes that have qualified for the NJCAA Nationals already this season. Nichole leads the nation in the discus and ranks 2nd in the hammer throw. MVCC will travel to Roberts Wesleyan College on Saturday, April 13th for an invitational meet.
The Golf Teams opened up their season by hosting the MVCC Hawk Invitational at the Oneida Golf Club. Doug Decarlo(Whitesboro) defeated over 60 other golfers to take home the individual crown by shooting a two-over par 73. MVCC travels to Jamestown and Niagara on April 12th and 13th.
The Men’s Tennis Team split a pair of matches last week. The Hawks defeated Herkimer CCC 7-2 before losing to SUNY Adirondack 9-0. The men host Onondaga CC on Wednesday April 10th.