Male Athletes of the Week

Adrian Bergman Headshot Photo


Adrian Bergman

Sport:  Soccer

College:  Genesee Community College

Hometown: Horten, Norway


Bergman recorded two shutouts last week including one against #1 nationally ranked and previously undefeated Herkimer College. The pair of shutouts brought his season total to a nation-leading 6 with 2 being shared.  He now ranks in the nation's top-10 in goals-against average (3rd) with 0.57 and save percentage (10th) at .852.




Mohamed Mohamed Headshot Photo


Mohamed Mohamed

Sport:  Cross Country

College:  Onondaga Community College

Hometown: Syracuse, New York


Mohamed set the pace for the Lazers as they finished 6th out of 11 teams at the Hamilton College Invitational this Saturday.  Mohamed finished 37th out of 115 total runners completing the 8K race in 30:17.1, hundredths of a second behind the top junior college finisher.


Isaiah Lee Headshot Photo


Nik Rango

Sport:  Football

College:  Hudson Valley Community College

Hometown: East Fishkill, New York


The Hudson Valley Community College football team earned their first victory of the year behind a record-breaking performance by quarterback Nik Rango. In the Vikings 42-22 win over Ithaca JV on the road, Rango threw for a program record 412 yards with 20 completions on 33 attempts. He also tossed five touchdown passes with no interceptions to set the Vikings all-time record for touchdown passes in a single game.



Female Athletes of the Week

Kennedy Myers Headshot Photo


Kennedy Myers

Sport:  Tennis

College:  Onondaga Community College

Hometown:  Mexico, New York

Myers helped lead the Lazers to their first Regional Championship in Women's Tennis since 1992 this weekend.  Kennedy was one of two Onondaga singles champions winning the championship match in 5th Singles 6-2, 6-2 over Sara Figura from SUNY Broome CC.


Elena Ruznic Headshot Photo


Elena Ruznic

Sport:  Soccer

College:  Mohawk Valley Community College

Hometown:  Utica, New York

Elena has started every game for the Hawks this season and has only come off of the field for a total of 3 minutes. She is a tenacious defender anchoring the Hawks defense that posted a pair of shutout victories this week including a 1-0 win over nationally ranked Herkimer College.  On the season MVCC has recorded six shutouts and allowed a single goal in four additional contests. She is an outstanding defender that has been tasked with covering the opposition's most dangerous attacking players.




Rachel Simmons Headshot Photo


Rachel Simmons

Sport:  Volleyball

College:  Finger Lakes Community College

Hometown:  Canandaigua, New York

Simmons helped lead the Lakers to a 5-2 this week highlighted by a win at the Cara Bryant Memorial Touranment hosted by Onondaga Community College.  Rachel had a total of 97 kills, 5 service aces, and 43 digs including two matches in which she recorded 19 kills. She is currently the region leader in kills per set with 4.86, and is also the region leader in total kills with 403 and is fifth in the region in hitting percentage at .275. She was named Tournament MVP of the Cara Bryant Memorial Tournament for her efforts.