Football - 2013
\Michael Zielinski is a 2004 graduate of Corning East High where he was a standout for the Trojans football team. As a senior he was the named the team MVP and was named to the New York State, Second Team as a tight end. Two times Michael was selected to the All-Leader Team, the All-Twin Tiers Team and the All-League 1st Team. He was also named a Scholar Athlete while at East. Following high school, Michael took his talents to the US Coast Guard Academy where he played tight end and split end for 3 years receiving All-Conference 1st Team honors in 2006. He transferred to SUNY Cortland in 2007 and played his final year of collegiate football there. At Cortland he was once named the League’s Offensive Player of the Week and selected to the All-Conference 2nd Team. Michael earned his BS degree in Mathematics from Cortland in 2009 and is currently working as a cost analyst for Corning Inc.