Its Here ! 2019 Corning Painted Post Hall of Fame Inductees in Detail

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 Its Here ! 2019 Corning Painted Post Hall of Fame Inductees in Detail

On Saturday March 9, 2019, The Corning Painted Post Sports Hall of Fame inducted 8 new members. Doug Benjamin and Stephen Rossettie (Track and Cross Country); Quincy Lewis  (Softball); Joseph DiLaura (Lacrosse); Alex Hamilton and Clarence Onyriuka  (Football); Kaitlin Burke (Volleyball); Pat Osborn (Contributor)

Quincy Lewis 

Softball 

—Graduated from Corning West High in 2012

—Attended Long Island University (2012-14) and graduated from Shippensburg University in 2016
—Played six years of varsity softball  as a starter for the Vikings
—Produced a career 63-15 won-loss record with a 0.93 ERA while hitting .486
—Three-time NYS First-Team; Five-time Conference All-Star; Three-time All-Leader; Two-time Leader Player of the Year; Three year team captain
—Named Freshman of the Year and Sophomore of the Year at LIU
—Had 14 saves in two years at LIU that led East Region &  East Coast Conference
—LIU on NCAA East Region and made it to D-II College World Series
—Sported a 7-3 record with 2.94 ERA at Shippensburg as a junior
—Currently is the head coach of the softball team at SUNY Canton

Pat Osborn

Contributor 

—Coordinator of the Bantam & Prep bowling program for 25 years
—Director of the Holiday Doubles bowling tournament for 30 years
—Former President of Corning Women’s Bowling Association
—Director of Corning Bowling Association 500 & 600 Clubs
—Director of NYS 500 & 600 Clubs
—League secretary for one ladies league (10 years), one mixed league (10 years), three senior leagues (over 20 years each)
—Board member for the Tom Sullivan Memorial Scholarship Tournament
—Director of the Martin Luther King Jr. youth bowling no-tap event
—Has been a league bowler for many, many years
—Secretary of Corning Lioness Club
—Secretary of Wednesday Ladies Golf League at Willow Creek Golf Club
—Ultimate volunteer for many causes in the Corning area
 

Doug Bejamin 

Track and Field / Cross Country 

—Graduated from Corning Northside High School in 1963
—Three year member of Tigers prestigious track team competing in the high jump, triple jump, 880 relay and 100 yard hurdles
—Team captain as a senior
—Set school record in the 100 hurdles with a time of 11.8 seconds
—Outstanding high jumper easily clearing 6 feet and long jumper consistently going over 20 feet
—County champion in the 180 yard hurdles, placing 3rd in sectionals
—Was consistently the high point getter in dual meets by winning the hurdles, high jump, triple jump and 880 relay in most meets
—As a two-year starting 5’8” point guard, he jumped center while averaging 14 points per game as a junior and senior
—Along with Bob Morse, was one of the ‘touchdown twins’ for Northside when he also averaged 40 yds. per kick as the punter. A triple threat back rushing, receiving and could throw the ball with both hands
—Was recruited by Brown University but chose to enter the military

 

Stephen Rossettie 

Track and Field / Cross Country 

—Graduated from Corning East High in 2013
—Graduated from Princeton University in 2017
—Four year member of Corning Hawks cross country and track teams specializing in long distance events
—2013 Bacalles Memorial Award winner as a senior
—He holds the district record home course cross country record along with records in 1000m and 3200m and steeplechase
—Finished third in the NYS 1600m Indoor State Championships
—Section 4 Sportsmanship Award for cross country
—Named All-American by finishing second in the NYS 2K steeplechase in Outdoor Track Nationals
—Won the 800m title in the Princeton Invitational Meet
—Currently attends Texas Tech University in the MD/MBA program

 

Alex Hamilton

Football

—2007 Graduate of Corning East High School
—2012 Graduate of Alfred University
—Three-year member of the Corning East varsity football team
—Key member of the 2006 Trojans State Championship football team as a fullback and linebacker
—Gained 537 yards as fullback averaging over 5 yds. per carry and 4 TDs
—Was named to All-Twin Tiers, All-Leader and All-Section IV teams as a junior
—Named to NYS Second-Team as a linebacker in 2006
—Trojans only lost 3 games during his high school career
—Awarded Sportsmanship Award at 2006 NYS Title game
—Currently serves as parks and recreation director for City of corning
 

Clarence Onyiriuka

Football 

—2007 Graduate of Corning East High School
—2012 Graduate of Alfred University
—Three-year member of the Corning East varsity football team
—Key member of the 2006 Trojans State Championship football team as a fullback and linebacker
—Gained 537 yards as fullback averaging over 5 yds. per carry and 4 TDs
—Was named to All-Twin Tiers, All-Leader and All-Section IV teams as a junior
—Named to NYS Second-Team as a linebacker in 2006
—Trojans only lost 3 games during his high school career
—Awarded Sportsmanship Award at 2006 NYS Title game
—Currently serves as parks and recreation director for City of corning

 

Kaitlin Burke 

Volleyball 

  

—Graduated from Corning West High in 2013
—Graduated from Keuka College in 2017
—Bacalles Award winner as a senior
—STAC All-Division as a senior
—Team captain as a senior
—Class AA sectional champions
—Named Keuka College Outstanding Player as a senior
—Led team in digs as a sophomore, junior and senior
—2014 NEAC defensive player of the week
—2016 NEAC Scholar Athlete

Joseph DiLaura 

Lacrosse

—Graduated from Corning East in 1986
—Graduated from Cortland State University in 1990
—Earned three varsity letters for the Corning Est lacrosse team
—Named All-STC First Team midfielder as senior
—Became one of a handful of players to start every game of his collegiate career at Cortland State
—Led the Red Dragons as a senior with 27 goals
—Was named team MVP Award as a senior when he was selected to receive the prestigious ‘Red Letter’ award for most outstanding lacrosse player
—After graduating from Cortland State he played for the Maryland Lacrosse Club
—Was a member of the United States Club Lacrosse Association team that won the Brogdon Cup as best team in North America