Softball Team Recognized at Utica Comets Game
HERKIMER, NY – The Herkimer Generals softball team was recognized for their 2013 NJCAA Division III National Championship on Saturday at the Utica Auditorium. The team was invited to drop the ceremonial first puck at the Utica Comets game versus the Rockford IceHogs. Doing the honors of dropping the puck was head softball coach P.J. Anadio, in front of the Comets seventh sell out this season. The recognition was one of the events held as part of Herkimer College Nite at the Aud. Herkimer Generals ear bands were given to the first 1,000 fans in the door and a large Herkimer College group was in attendance.
The Generals are returning six starters and 13 total players from last season and are currently ranked #1 in a NJCAA Division III Pre-Season poll. They finished last season 43-2, and the 2014 season begins in mid-March when the team heads to Myrtle Beach, SC for their annual spring trip, before returning home to begin regional and conference play. The Generals are led by Head Coach P.J. Anadio, Assistant Head Coach Dan Stalteri, and Assistants Steve Speno, Stephen Sydoriw and Emily Woudenberg.