Cynthia Wetmore


Class of 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Field Hockey, Softball, Women's Basketball

Cynthia Wetmore was a multi-sport athlete at Herkimer, where she was outstanding in field hockey, softball and women's basketball. As a first-year starter on the field hockey team, Wetmore scored 22 goals and was named to the All-Region team. In her senior year, the team had a record of 17-2-3, won the Region III championship and finished third in the NJCAA national tournament. That year, Wetmore was named Field Hockey MVP, first team All-Region, first team National Tournament and All-American. In her two years at Herkimer, she scored an incredible 46 goals, an accomplishment that will stand forever in Herkimer's record book. During her first year on the women's basketball team, the team finished 21-3, won the Region III championship and competed in the national tournament in Kansas. The following year, her team went 16-2, and won the regional championship, but only after Wetmore scored 18 points in the double-overtime championship game to help her team qualify for Nationals again. Wetmore continued her education at the University of Rhode Island on a field hockey scholarship, graduating in 1982. As head field hockey coach at SUNY Cortland since 1998, Wetmore led her team to an NCAA Division III title in 2001, being the only former Herkimer athlete or coach to have done so.

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