08/06/19 2:00pm

Tristan Wissemann, center, flanked by Shelter Island School Athletic Hall of Famers Walter Richards, left, and Cori Cass, at a January 2018 ceremony that retired Wissemann’s varsity basketball jersey number.

Islander Tristan Wissemann was named to the SUNY New Paltz spring 2019 Dean’s list, a designation reserved for students who earn at least a 3.3 grade point average in a semester with a full-time course load. (more…)

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02/11/19 2:00pm

Shelter Islander Tristan Wissemann, seen here in a game earlier this season, has led his SUNY New Paltz team to a winning record.

The SUNY New Paltz mens basketball team, led by former Shelter Island varsity basketball star Tristan Wissemann, has won six of its last eight games and sports an overall record of 13-9.

The last year that the Hawks had a winning record was in 1999.

Their conference record is now 8-7, and the team is working hard to qualify for the playoffs. (more…)

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12/31/18 4:30pm

Tristan Wissemann, leading his team, the SUNY New Paltz Hawks, on offense and defense against Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn on December 29.

Tristan Wissemann, former Shelter Island varsity basketball star and now a junior at SUNY New Paltz, has developed into an outstanding player for the Hawks. Tristan is leading his team to an impressive 6-4 record during the 2018-19 season. (more…)