The Herkimer Lady Generals captured the NJCAA Division III Softball National Championship this weekend in Rochester.

The Lady Generals captured their first national crown with a 5-2 win over top-seeded Brookdale Community College of New Jersey.

Tina Karaqi had three hits in Saturday's final, including a solo homer to help her earn tournament MVP honors. Also, four Lady Generals -  Ashley Sterritt (3B), Rebeckah Kitchen (OF), Toni Secreti (P) and Stephanie Siriano (OF) - were named to the All Tournament Team.

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