Paige Crittela enters here first year on the Herkimer Softball staff. Crittela specializes in slapping and is the outfield defensive.
Crittela come to Herkimer from Concordia University (MI) where she was a Graduate Assistant Softball Coach from 2019-2020. Paige earned her from Concorida in 2019 with a Masters of Science in Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education with a Concentration in Student Affairs (2021)
Paige played for Herkimer in 2016-2017. Crittela hit .517 her freshman season and .455 her sophomore season with the Generals, leading the Generals to the NJCAA World Series both seasons. In addition Crittela was named team captain in 2017 and all-tournament team in the 2017 NJCAA World Series. Paige earned her Associated Degree in 2017 in Sports and Recreation Management.
After Herkimer, Paige accepted an athletic and academic scholarship to Mercyhurst University (PA). Paige played two season for the Lakers in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) and Graduated in 2019 with an Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Business Management.
Head Coach PJ Anadio said "we are thrilled to have Paige on our staff, she is a former captain in our program who just has a certain aura that surrounds her that fosters both connection and positive energy. She’s in charge of our OF’s and slappers And has done a tremendous job developing both".
Paige currently work as an Admissions Counselor at Herkimer College and covers the Western NY territory.