New Lakers Turf Stadium Officially Opens

New Lakers Turf Stadium Officially Opens

With a flip of a ceremonial coin, a new chapter for Lakers athletics began Sept. 1 as the new Lakers Turf Stadium was officially opened for play. Dan Scaia ’68, a member of the 1966 Championship Lakers men’s soccer team, did the ceremonial coin toss following the remarks of Sue Viscomi, Lakers athletics director, and College

Play Clock Winding Down on Lakers Athletics Challenge

Play Clock Winding Down on Lakers Athletics Challenge

Time is running out on the 2015 Lakers Athletics Challenge. Do you know how your team ranks? Your support could help your team rally to (or maintain!) the lead, and secure a $1,000 gift for your team. Remember if we secure 625 donors from Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, 2015, Rich ’80 and Beth Kagan Lashley

New Head Coach for Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Named

New Head Coach for Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Named

The Oswego State Athletics Department hired Sarah Ritchie to head its men’s and women’s cross country programs in the summer 2015. Ritchie also aids the track and field teams in their distance events. A Hilton, N.Y., native, Ritchie came to the Lakers from Brockport, where she spent three years on the coaching staff after a

Women’s Ice Hockey Hires New Assistant Coach

Women’s Ice Hockey Hires New Assistant Coach

Greg Haney of Marcellus, N.Y., joined the SUNY Oswego women’s ice hockey team as its full-time assistant coach. Before coming to Oswego, he spent a year at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point when the Pointers made a run to the national championship game before falling to Trinity College. While at Stevens Point, Haney helped two student-athletes

Swimming and Diving Teams Recognized by CSCAA

Swimming and Diving Teams Recognized by CSCAA

The SUNY Oswego men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were recognized as NCAA Division III Scholar All-America teams by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for the 2015 spring semester. In order to be named on the All-America list, squads must earn a combined team grade-point average of 3.00 or higher. Both

Two Senior Athletes Earn Prestigious Awards

Two Senior Athletes Earn Prestigious Awards

Two student-athletes have garnered awards that reflect their work inside the classroom as well as in athletics. Nick Montesano ’15 of the men’s cross country and track and field teams has earned the Donald Snygg Award while Bridget Smith ’15 of the women’s ice hockey team won the Oswego Woman Scholar Athlete Award. These awards are

Baseball Has Strongest Season in Nearly Two Decades

Baseball Has Strongest Season in Nearly Two Decades

SUNY Oswego finished the season at 27-13, tying the program record for the most wins in a single season. The team also made its first NCAA Championship appearance since 1996, earning the four seed in the New York Regional. Several team members earned accolades for their performances throughout the season. After being selected to the

Oswego Athletics Selects 2015 Outstanding Senior Athletes

Oswego Athletics Selects 2015 Outstanding Senior Athletes

The Oswego Athletics Department named its 2015 Outstanding Male and Female Senior Athletes at its annual All-Athlete Banquet in May. Georgia Traynor ’15 of the women’s soccer team and Bobby Gertsakis ’15 of the men’s ice hockey team took home this year’s honors. Traynor played in 63 of a possible 68 games during her career,

Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon

Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon

Join us as we recognize the contributions of the following former student-athletes who will be inducted in the Class of 2015 Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame at Homecoming, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015: Patrick Chetney ’93 M’00 (Swimming and Diving) Janet D’Agostino Davis ’98 (Women’s Soccer) Charlie Manners ’96 (Swimming and Diving) Paul Mizer ’85 (Men’s

Standing O: SUNYAC Honors

Standing O: SUNYAC Honors

The following Lakers student-athletes who play spring sports have received honors from SUNYAC: First Team Jordan Giller ’16 of Toronto, baseball Eric Hamilton ’17 of Liverpool, N.Y., baseball Brendyn Karinchak ’15 of Walden, N.Y., baseball Mickey Putillo ’15 of Brewster, N.Y., baseball Dan Saccocio ’15 of Scotia, N.Y., baseball Second Team Chris Bridgewater ’15 of