*Buffalo State senior Justin Huebbers and UB senior Gerry Weissinger were named 2006 WNY College Football Scholar-Athlete of the Year for four-year colleges by the Western New York Chapter of the National Football Foundation, and sophomore Jacob Wasniak of ECC was honored in the junior college division. They will be honored along with three high school scholar-athletes from the area Monday at Ilio DiPaolo's Restaurant in Blasdell. One of the three will be selected as the top scholar-athlete, becoming eligible for one of the $25,000 National Football Foundation post-graduate scholarships to be awarded later this year.
*Niagara forward Ted Cook and goaltender Juliano Pagliero were named offensive and defensive player of the week, respectively, by College Hockey America. Cook scored three goals in Niagara's weekend sweep of Wayne State, including both game winners. Pagliero earned both wins against Wayne State, including his first-career shutout.
*Alfred State freshmen outside hitter Brianne McMahon (Sweet Home) earned NJCAA Division III honorable mention All-American honors. McMahon recorded 177 kills (2.7 kills per game), 212 digs (3.2 per game) and served 45 aces. The Pioneers (32-3) were ranked as high as No. 5 nationally and finished as Region III Division III runner-ups.
*East Aurora graduate Sarah Mosser was named Track Performer of the Week for the America East Conference. Running for Boston University, she won the mile and 800 meter run at the New Balance Invitational hosted by Northeastern.
*University at Albany runners Jessica and Jenna Ortman (both Williamsville South) finished first and second in the 800-meter run in the Yale Season Opener meet. Jessica Ortman's time of 2:11.22 qualified her for the America East Conference meet.