Male Athletes of the Week

Shemar Blair Headshot Photo


Shemar Blair

Sport:  Soccer

College:  Herkimer College

Hometown: Brampton, Ontario


Shemar scored both goals for Herkimer in a 2-1 overtime win over previously undefeated Cayuga CC. Blair tied the game at 1-1 in the 40th minute and scored the game winner in overtime in the 94th minute. Blair recorded two goals against top 10 nationally ranked Erie CC in a 4-0 win on Saturday and had a goal and an assist on Sunday against Niagara CCC in a 6-0 win.




Jerad Craw Headshot Photo


Jerad Craw

Sport:  Cross Country

College:  Hudson Valley Community College

Hometown: Colonie, New York


Craw finished second overall for the nationally ranked Vikings men's cross country team at the Fred Pavlich Invitational at Bard College on Saturday. Jerad finished the 8K race with a final time of 28:21.0.


Halijah McLean Headshot Photo  

Halijah McLean

Sport:  Football

College:  Hudson Valley Community College

Hometown: Fairmont, North Carolina


McClean had a career day in the Vikings 24-22 loss to East Coast Prep. Halijah finished the game with 21 carries for 113 yards and scored all three of the Vikings touchdowns including a 53-yard touchdown run in the second quarter for Hudson Valley's first score of the game.



Female Athletes of the Week

Kendyl Austin Headshot Photo


Kendyl Austin

Sport:  Volleyball0

College:  Jamestown Community College

Hometown:  Jamestown, New York

Kendyl had an outstanding weekend, helping the Jayhawks keep their win streak in tact. Against
Fingerlakes CC she contributed 17 kills on zero errors, and added 6 aces to her accomplishments
against Genesee CC.  In three matches this week she averaged 4.4 kills and 2.6 digs per set.


Jacqueline Bornt Headshot Photo


Jacqueline Bornt

Sport:  Tennis

College:  Hudson Valley Community College

Hometown:  Wyantskill, New York

Jacqueline has continued to play the best tennis in the region following another undefeated 2-0 record as the Vikings No.1 singles flight. Bornt defeated Herkimer and Mohawk Valley No.1 seeds in straight sets.  Bornt improved to 5-0 in first singles this season.




Katline Cartwright Headshot Photo


Mercedes Planavsky

Sport:  Cross Country

College:  Hudson Valley Community College

Hometown:  Ballston Spa, New York

Planavsky placed eighth overall at the Fred Pavlich Invitational at Bard College on Saturday for the nationally ranked women's cross country team helping the team to a 6th place team finish. Mercedes' final time was 25:54.3 in the 6K race.


Jena Schelble Headshot Photo


Jena Schelble

Sport:  Soccer

College:  Erie Community College

Hometown:  Boston, New York

Jena helped lead the Kats improve their record to 9-0 this season with wins over Niagara CCC and #1 nationally ranked Herkimer College.  Schelble tallied 16 points on 5 goals and 6 assists including a goal and trio of assists in the upset win over Herkimer.