Local Talent Shines for Generals – Bernier Wins 3 Events

Posted on May 15 2017 - 12:26pm by Jeff Pexton

Courtesy of Herkimer College Athletics

Herkimer –  Local products Malik Briggs (Herkimer, NY) and Chyanna Bernier (Ilion, NY) have each earned first place in their respective events at the NJCAA DIII National Championship Meet at Howard CC in Columbia, MD.

Chyanna Bernier was a triple National Champion, earning first in the 10K at 39:40.95 (also setting a new school record by 10.85 seconds previously held by Victoria Campanian (Glenfield, NY) in 2014 and also 1st place in both the 5K at 19:15.41 and the 3000 steeplechase at 12:05.14.


Chyanna Bernier (Center) is all smiles after bringing home first place honors in three events at the NJCAA D-3 National Championships. (photo courtesy of Herkimer College)


Malik Briggs earned 1st place in the men’s high jump at 1.98m which equals 6’6″


Malik Briggs clears the bar on the way to his National Championship in the High Jump. (photo courtesy of Herkimer College)


Congratulations from The Mid-York Sports Report!