Passion. Commitment. Athletic achievement. Academic excellence. All of these terms work well to describe the Herkimer College women’s track and field program. Our team has had many recent successes, including:

National Championships

2008 and 2010

Individual National Championships:

2018: Malarie Belles - High Jump; 2017: Chyanna Bernier - 5K Run, 10K Run, and Steeplechase; 2014: Victoria Campanian - 10,000m Run (40:30.69) & 3,000m Steeplechase (11:22.7); 2008: Chantal Salamone - 100m Hurdles (16:02); Amanda Davey - 400m Hurdles (1:07.99); 2007: Sarah Lazarus - 1,500m Run (5:01.57) & 800m Dash (2:26.87); 2005: Nancy Tremblay - 100m Dash; 2002: Amanda Rockwell - PoleVault (2.74m); 2001: Amanda Rockwell - Pole Vault (2.44m); 1998: Laura Mlecz - 10,000m Run (42:23.92)

Regional Championships
1985, 2001, 2002, 2008, 2010 and 2016

Mountain Valley Conference Championships
1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2003 and 2008

Some of these titles include:

  • 79 Individual Regional Championships
  • 105 Individual Conference Championships
  • 11 first team All-Americans
  • 24 second team All-Americans
  • Multiple Academic All-Americans

Why choose Herkimer College track and field?

Herkimer College track and field athletes choose our program for numerous reasons. Below are just a few:

Our strong track record.

We’ve won several team and individual championships – at national and regional levels.

Our academic commitment.

Herkimer College has one of the highest student success rates in the nation, with impressive graduation and transfer rates. Our players go on to top four-year schools and receive outstanding academic support to ensure they achieve their goals.

Our team mentality.

The men's and women's track & field program trains and travels together but competes separately. We have a strong sense of camaraderie and a true sense of family.

Our challenging season and training style.

The team starts training in early February and begins their competition the beginning of April. With the upstate weather we use several forms of indoor training such as: circuit stations, pool, plyometrics, indoor running and technique work.

Our low tuition.

Students receive excellent training and gain competitive experience and exposure – for an affordable price.

Our goal is to strive for outstanding team and individual performance. We look for hard-working, dedicated and talented athletes who have the desire to reach their full potential.

Interested in joining our team?

To find out more about the Herkimer College women’s track and field team, contact Coach Howell by calling (315) 866-0300 x8257 or via e-mail at

To learn more about attending Herkimer College, contact Admissions by calling 315-866-0300 x8278 or e-mail and schedule a visit.

Be sure to tell the admissions advisor of any sports teams you may be interested in so they can arrange meetings with coaches or players.

We look forward to meeting you!

Women's Track & Field