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Gabriella Hunt (Granville), a sophomore midfielder on the Castleton University field hockey team, earned two accolades recently.

She earned All-Little East Conference first-team honors, followed by being named to the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III New England West-All Region Second Team.

Castleton was 14-0 when Hunt had at least one point and 1-5 when she did not. She finished with 13 goals and 11 assists for 37 points. Her high output was a four-goal game in the Spartans’ 7-0 win over Eastern Connecticut State in the LEC quarterfinals.

Hunt boasted a nine-game point streak from Sept. 19 through Oct. 20. She also scored two overtime goals, including the game winner against Worcester State in the LEC semifinals.

Field Hockey

SUNY New Paltz’s Kaitlyn Gunter (Schuylerville), a junior forward, earned All-SUNYAC recognition for her season. Gunter, a second-team selection, finished the successful season with eight goals, including two game-winners, and six assists for 22 points. The Hawks won the SUNYAC championship and lost their first-round NCAA Division III Tournament game.

Sage Colleges’ Brooke Perry (Granville), a freshman, was named to the Empire 8 Field Hockey Sportswomen Team. She started all 17 games and played both back and midfield. She scored one goal and made two defensive saves.

Sage Colleges freshman midfielder/forward Kathryn Gallagher (Hudson Falls) started 12 games for the Gators. She finished with two goals.

Women’s Basketball

Green Mountain sophomore Britanny Frasier (Warrensburg) posted a double-double in the team’s opener. The forward had 10 points and 10 rebounds in a 75-45 win over Paul Smith’s on Nov. 1. For the season, she has started all six games and averages 6.8 points and 4.3 rebounds.

Keene State junior forward Kenzie Bennett (Lake George) has started and played in seven of the eight games for the Owls. She leads the team in minutes played with 29.9 per game. She also averages 8.7 points and 5.4 rebounds.

Clarkson University freshman Maddie Pratt (Bolton), a forward, has played in all five games so far for the Golden Knights. RPI freshman Emily Vallee (Schuylerville), a forward, has played in seven of the Engineers’ first eight games.

Through Sage Colleges’ first six games, Madasyn Bush (North Warren), a sophomore forward, has started five contests and averages 6.7 points, 6.5 rebounds and 0.8 assist.

Swimming

St. Bonaventure sophomore Mia Cote (Glens Falls) won the 100 butterfly against Canisius on Nov. 10, completing the race in 58.18 seconds. She also was part of the second-place 400 freestyle relay team, which finished in 3:39.76. She won the ‘B’ final in the 100 butterfly and was ninth overall at the Akron Zippy Invite in 55.26. There, she also was seventh in the 200 butterfly in 2:02.97.

Clarkson University freshman Emily Weaver (Hudson Falls) placed second in the 1-meter diving (118.20 points) and sixth in the 3-meter diving (106.05) at the North Country Invitational on Nov. 17-18.

SUNY Cortland freshman Kailyn Anselment (Glens Falls) was second in the 1,000 freestyle (11:27.74) in a 168-95 win over Buffalo State on Nov. 17. At the Hamilton Invitational on Nov. 30-Dec. 1, she was a member of the second-place 800 freestyle relay (8:11.38), was eighth in the 1,650 freestyle (19:20.71) and was 10th in the 500 freestyle (5:35.45).

Volleyball

Saint Michael’s junior Tanner Barton (Hudson Falls) registered five kills, eight digs and an ace in the Purple Knights’ 3-0 season-ending loss to Southern Connecticut on Nov. 3. Barton led the team with 102 kills, 225 digs and 119 points for the season.

Her teammate Grace Fornabia (Saratoga Catholic), a freshman, had three kills, four aces, three digs, three blocks and two assists against Southern Connecticut. Her 78 kills and 95.5 points ranked second on the team behind Barton.

Football

SUNY Cortland freshman Cole Burgess (Greenwich) was selected to the D3football.com All-East team. Burgess made the third team as a kick returner. He averaged 28.7 yards per kickoff return — the best in the Empire 8 and currently 15th nationally in Division III. He tied for second nationally with two returns for touchdowns and is only the second player in Cortland history to return at least two kickoffs for scores in the same season.

Zack Ahrens (South Glens Falls), a junior defensive back at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, made the NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team.

Men’s Basketball

Clarkson University junior guard Matt Higgins (South Glens Falls) has started all eight games for the Golden Knights and leads the team in scoring with 11.4 points per game. His 22 free throws lead the team. He also adds 3.3 rebounds per game.

Paul Smith’s College freshman Andrew Facin (Argyle) has played in five of the Bobcats’ first 11 games. The guard averages 1.8 points per game. Teammate Donovan Miller (Glens Falls), a senior forward, averages 3.5 points and 4.9 rebounds.

Ice Hockey

SUNY Canton freshman Connor Tuttle (Queensbury/Charlotte Rush) has played in all nine games for the Kangaroos this season. He has one goal, one assist, four blocks and a team-high nine penalties for 26 minutes.

Bowling

Paul Smith’s College senior Ben McInerney (Schuylerville) placed 31st at the RIT Tiger Cup on Nov. 17-18. McInerney rolled an 860 six-game series.

Cross Country

Saint Michael’s freshman Nate Hartley (Hadley-Luzerne) finished 77th in his final race of the year on Oct. 20, the Bruce Kirsh Cross Country Cup in New Hampshire. Hartley’s time for the 4.97-mile course was 28:53.9.

Women’s Soccer

SUNY Plattsburgh sophomore midfielder Abbie Seamans (Bolton) scored a goal in the Cardinals’ 2-0 win over Fredonia on Oct. 19. She ended up playing in 17 of the team’s 19 games, starting 14, and registered three goals and three assists.

Her sister, Olivia, played in all 19 games for SUNY Potsdam, finishing with two goals and an assist.

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