Leaving a Legacy

March 29, 2012 Ben Kindlon 0

Finishing off his four-year career in the 2011-12 season with 1,512 points, Harris Wichard earned the rank of fifth all-time scorer in Hawk’s basketball history. Wichard scored 450 points this season alone, averaged 17.3 points per game and led the team with 76 assists. Wichard played a crucial role […]

Men’s Basketball Ends Winter Season

March 1, 2012 Cat Tacopina 0

A season of new beginnings for the New Paltz Men’s Basketball team ended on Feb. 21, after a 73-62 loss in the quarterfinal match to SUNYAC rival SUNY Oswego. The Hawks earned a playoff berth as the No. 8 seed with a 9-17 record after a 65-68 loss to SUNY Plattsburgh on Feb. 14. The Hawks were slated to face the No. 1 seed Oswego after losing to them twice already during the season. The 2011-12 season marked Head Coach Mike Rejniak’s first season as a Hawk. In his first playoff appearance as coach, Rejniak said a slow start and a small roster held […]

Basketball Brings the Heat

December 8, 2011 Kaycia Sailsman 0

SUNY New Paltz’s Men’s Basketball team has started their season with mixed results. The Hawks won their 2011-12 season home opener with a score of 83-70 against cross-river rival Vassar College in a non-conference game. They are currently 3-4 on the season, with a 2-1 home record and 1-1 SUNYAC record. Third-year forward Matt Devine netted a career-high for points during a single game against Mount Saint Mary College with 31. For his contributions during the game, Devine was selected to the Scoutware/D3hoops.com Team of the Week for the week ending Nov. 27. Devine credited his teammates for his accolades and said they were responsible for, “getting me open and drawing their defenders away.” Even with individual players seeing success, Head Coach Mike Rejniak said his team can do a “better job defensively” and he hopes his “players “become more comfortable to make mistakes as a part of the learning process.” Rejniak said he is proud of the way fourth-year guard/forward Harris Wichard, third-year guard Nick Taldi and Devine have “stepped up” scoring-wise […]