Millerton’s Kiersten Duncan shows leadership skills on and off the field

Russell Sage College junior Kiersten Duncan plays first base on the Gator’s softball team. Duncan was one of two student athletes sent to the NCAA Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C., this November. Above, she wowed crowds at a game against Sarah Lawrence at the Neff Center in Troy, N.Y., on April 22, with a split stretch in the top of the fifth. Russell Sage ended the game with a score of 10-2.

MILLERTON — It’s no small feat to be a student athlete. Whether during primary school or when in college, it takes a lot of determination and dedication to excel on the field as well as in the classroom.

Twenty-year-old Millerton resident Kiersten Duncan knows something about the balance that must be attained when pursuing sports and scholastics. The Russell Sage College junior is one of three captains on her softball team. She spends hours a day, most days of the week, perfecting her skills with both pen and bat. 

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