Green and Gold #OswegoPride

Green and Gold Day Group Photo

The college community celebrated Green and Gold Day on Friday, Oct. 13, to kick off Homecoming 2017, inviting students, employees and alumni to show their school pride by dressing in school colors, being part of the campus-wide photo and sharing photos of themselves on social media.

New Assistant Athletic Trainer Named

Dan Collins

Dan Collins of Oneida, N.Y., joined SUNY Oswego as an assistant athletic trainer in the sports medicine office. Collins assists head athletic trainer Mike Frawley and fellow assistant Elise Fitzsimmons in the care of nearly 450 student-athletes across the college’s 24 NCAA Division III programs. Most recently, Collins had been a graduate assistant athletic trainer

Rodriguez with Top DIII Open Water Finish

Daniel Rodriguez '20 Swimming

Oswego State swimmer Daniel Rodriguez ’20 had the top finish of all Division III athletes competing in the College Swimming Coaches Association of America Open Water Championship on Sept. 18 at Lone Star Lake in Lawrence, Kan. Rodriguez placed 20th out of 96 at the competition, while the next best DIII finish was 33rd. He finished the

New Women’s Basketball Coach Hired

Sean Pinkerton Headshot

Sean Pinkerton joined the Oswego State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics as head coach of the women’s basketball program. Over the past five seasons, Pinkerton has been the head coach of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn. The Ogdensburg, N.Y., native took over a one-win team in 2012-13 and rebuilt the program into a winning-

Alumna Drafted By Canadian Women’s Hockey League

Alumna Drafted by Canadian Women's Hockey League Alexa Aramburu '17

Alexa Aramburu ’17 was one of just 105 players to be selected in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) Draft in August. Aramburu was picked 30th overall in the fifth of 23 rounds by the Toronto Furies. The Glen Rock, N.J., native joins the Furies after a stellar four-year career with the Lakers. In her senior

Seven Inducted into SUNY Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame

SUNY Oswego Hall of Fame Inductees

Newly inducted members of the SUNY Oswego Athletic Hall of Fame are pictured following the Oct. 14 ceremony in Oswego, N.Y. In front (from left) are Tom Lynch ’73, for golf; Tracey Donovan Fanning ’92 M’94, for cross country; Brian DeFeo ’98, for ice hockey; and Dave Benwell, who accepted the award for his brother, the late Ron Benwell

Two New Laker Head Coaches

Dan Kane Men's Soccer Coach

Men’s Soccer Welcomes New Head Coach New Head Coach Dan Kane took the helm of the men’s soccer program on April 3. Kane comes to Oswego after pioneering the men’s soccer program at Wells College over the past eight seasons. During that time he steadily increased the program’s success, including a second-place finish in the

Women’s Ice Hockey Joins Newly Founded League

Women's Ice Hockey

The five remaining NCAA Division III institutions with women’s ice hockey programs that operated under the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) West banner—which include Oswego State, Buffalo State, Cortland, Plattsburgh and Potsdam—will wave a new flag beginning in 2017-18 as the Northeast Women’s Hockey League (NEWHL). Tom Cranfield, the senior associate athletic director at Cortland and the

Women’s Ice Hockey Player Named ECAC Rookie of the Year

Jacquelin White '20

Jacquelin White ’20 of the Oswego State women’s ice hockey team has been named Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) West Rookie of Year for the 2016-17 season. White is the first player in program history to be named Rookie of the Year. She joins teammates Olivia Ellis ’18 (2014-15) and Alli Ullrich ’17 (2013-14) as well as Hilary Hitchman (2006-07)

Men’s Golf Accepted as E8 Affiliate

SUNY Oswego Golf

The Empire 8 Athletic Conference has accepted three new teams—including Oswego State—as men’s golf affiliates for fall 2017. Joining the Lakers in the Empire 8 are fellow SUNY institutions Potsdam and Canton. “Oswego, Canton and Potsdam are terrific additions to our conference, and we look forward to a long-standing partnership,” said Empire 8 and Hartwick College