Male Athletes of the Week

Liam Bonk Headshot Photo


Liam Bonk

Sport:  Basketball

College:  Jefferson Community College

Hometown:  Theresa, New York

Liam helped lead the Cannoneers to a 3-0 week with a win at home over Tompkins Cortland CC and wins on the road against nationally ranked #6 Herkimer College and Columbia-Greene CC. Bonk recorded 3 double-doubles in all three games, averaging 15.6 points and 12.5 rebounds. Liam is usually assigned to one of the better offensive players of the other teams and is continually improving his game, both offensively and defensively.  Liam is currently in the top ten in the Region in rebounding with 8.4 rebounds per game.

Frankie Gissendaner Headshot Photo


Frankie Gissendaner

Sport:  Wrestling

College:  Niagara County Community College

Hometown:  Rochester, New York

Gissendaner won the 149-pound weight class at the New York State Collegiate Championships at SUNY Oswego this weekend. Went 5-0 at the tournament with three pins. He is now 18-0 on the season for NCCC, which is ranked #17 in the latest NJCAA National poll.
Carlitos Sanchez Headshot Photo


Carlitos Sanchez

Sport:  Swimming & Diving

College:  Genesee Community College

Hometown:  Albion, New York

Sanchez helped pace the Cougars Men's Swimming & Diving team this weekend at the North Country Invitational hosted by SUNY Potsdam.  He finished 4th in the 100 Yard Free, 7th in the 100 Yard Backstroke, and 8th in the 100 Yard Butterfly.



Female Athlete of the Week

Paige Chilton Headshot Photo


Paige Chilton

Sport:  Basketball

College:  Clinton Community College

Hometown:  Ellenburg, New York

Paige had two great games this weekend averaging 22.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 7.5 blocks per game.  She posted a double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds in a four point loss to Cayuga CC on Saturday and followed up Sunday with a triple-double with 20 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 blocks against Onondaga CC.