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February 20, 2014

Delhi men win at home

Staff Report

Arif Mehmetaj scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead SUNY Delhi’s men to a 77-62 non-conference basketball victory over visiting North Country Community College on Wednesday.

Sean Scott had 12 points and 12 rebounds, and Matt Banton scored 15 points for the Broncos (24-5), who received eight points and seven assists from Marvilio Berroa.

Delhi led by 16 points at halftime and maintained a double-digit lead the rest of the way.

The Broncos will host Hudson Valley CC at 3 p.m. Saturday.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALLNC 70, Delhi 45

Megan Moody finished with a team-high 11 points for Delhi, which fell to visiting North Country CC.

Cassie Beaver contributed 10 points for the Broncos, who went into halftime trailing, 29-28.

Delhi plays its season finale at home Saturday against Hudson Valley CC.

WATER POLOCWPA honors

Hartwick swept CWPA weekly awards Tuesday as senior Sami Capparelli earned Player of the Week, sophomore Michaela Davies received Defensive Player of the Week and freshman Devon Boyle took Rookie of the Week.

Capparelli had six goals, one assist, one steal and 16 drawn kick-outs over four games at the Bison Invitational last weekend. Her performance included a program-record 10 drawn kick-outs in a 12-10 overtime defeat of Michigan on Sunday. Megan Thomson set the record of seven twice in 2002, against Michigan and Massachusetts.

Davies amassed 35 saves, three steals and two assists in goal for Hartwick, which received three goals, 12 assists, three steals and five drawn kick-outs from Boyle.

The Hawks also selected Capparelli and Jemma Dendy Young as its Hawks of the Week. Dendy Young had 10 goals, two assists and 13 steals at the Bison Invitational. She set an all-time program record in steals with 261, passing the mark of 249 set by Kirsten Hudson from 2007-10.

SWIMMINGNEAC honors

SUNY Cobleskill earned two major awards from the North Eastern Athletic Conference on Tuesday as Nicole Damiano won men’s swimming and diving co-Coach of the Year and freshman Nolan Graziano received Rookie of the Year accolades, as selected by the conference’s coaches.

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