Brittney Dumas scored a team-high 16 points Friday to lead Hartwick College to a 72-49 women’s basketball rout of host Houghton College.
Maria Foglia contributed 15 points for the Hawks (20-4), who earned their third consecutive 20-win season with their sixth straight triumph.
Taylor Vonasek had 10 points and Christina Graziadei scored her college high of eight points on 4-for-4 shooting from the floor for Hartwick, which outscored Houghton, 39-22, in the second half.
Kristen Moose had a game-high 19 points and Stephany Ellison scored 18 for Houghton.
Hartwick will host Senior Night at 5 p.m. Saturday against Empire 8 Conference rival Elmira. The Hawks are 12-1 in conference play. A victory Saturday combined with an Alfred upset of co-E8 leader Ithaca College (12-1) would give Hartwick the top seed for the upcoming conference tournament.
Cobleskill 72, PS Berks 65
Shelby Preston had game-highs of 21 points and 14 rebounds to lead SUNY Cobleskill to a come-from-behind North Eastern Athletic Conference win at home.
Tracee Schiebel contributed 18 points, six rebounds, five assists and four steals for the Fighting Tigers (6-18, 4-12), who received 13 points, nine rebounds and five blocks from Kady Porterfield and 11 points from Kaena Davenport in their season finale.
Cobleskill used a 9-2 run over the last 2 minutes, 6 seconds to secure the victory over Penn State Berks (3-19, 3-12).
MEN’S BASKETBALLHartwick 92, Houghton 81
Justin Pratt came off the bench to lead Hartwick with 20 points as the Hawks earned a non-conference win on the road.
Pratt shot 5-for-7 from the floor, including a 4-for-5 effort from three-point range. Joey Lufkin contributed 18 points and tied his season high of five steals for Hartwick, which received 12 points from Matt Petruccione, 11 from Glenn Gavan and 10 from Jared Suderley (eight rebounds).
Cullen Overholt and Tyler McQuaid scored 14 points apiece for the Highlanders (3-21), who received 13 from Jordan Christensen.
Hartwick (15-9), which rallied from a 45-36 deficit at halftime, will host a Senior Day game against Elmira at 3 p.m. Saturday.
Cobleskill 70, PS Berks 64
Brandon Smith scored 19 points to lead host Cobleskill to a NEAC victory, extending its winning streak to eight games and clinching a spot in the conference championship tournament.
Alexis Nunez contributed 16 points for the Fighting Tigers (11-12, 10-7), who received 10 points from Dane Brown and nine points, seven rebounds and five assists from Bryan Backus (Walton).
Cortrell King had 11 points and Mike Chapman grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds for Cobleskill, which will host NEAC-leading Lancaster Bible College at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Penn State Berks fell to 7-16 overall and 7-10 in the NEAC.
WOMEN’S LACROSSEO-State 11, Redlands 10
Jillian Donodeo scored a pair of goals in the final 2:05 Thursday night to lift Oneonta State to a season-opening win at Redlands (3-2).
Donodeo, who finished with four goals and two assists, scored the tying goal at 57:55. She then picked up a ground ball on a failed clear attempt by Redlands with the clock winding down and scored the winner with 15 seconds to go.
Kiera McNally had three goals for the Red Dragons, who received two goals and an assist from Nikki Fioretti and eight saves from goalie Amanda Reichardt.
Hartwick’s Lindsay Bierwert finished third in the 100-yard butterfly Thursday with an NCAA B cut time during the second day of the UNYSCSA/Empire 8 Championships at Ithaca College.
Bierwert touched in 57.63 seconds for the Hawks, who are fourth in the 15-team women’s championships with 454.5 points. The host Bombers lead with 706 points.
Bierwert also joined Gwen Mathias, Clare Nelson and Imma Rutigliano for a fourth in the 400 medley relay (3:58.66).
Hartwick’s men also received fourths from Ben Detar in the 400 individual medley (4:09.72) and from Matt Plunkett, Ryan Cichielo, Detar and Joseph Mulvehill in the 400 medley relay (3:27.01). Detar had an NCAA B cut time of 4:07.34 in the 400 IM preliminaries.
The Hawks men are fourth with 434 points. Stevens is the leader after two days with 753.5 points.
On Wednesday, Plunkett hit an NCAA B cut time in the 500 freestyle, placing third in 4:36.56. He also joined Cichielo, Detar and Brad Ranson for a fourth in the 200 medley relay (1:33.81).
Rutigliano paced Hartwick’s women Wednesday with a program-record 2:09.70 for third in the 200 IM.
Gabbie Kiefl, Nelson, Bierwert and Kelsey Elliot also set a program record, placing sixth in the 200 medley relay (1:49.58).
The four-day championships run through Saturday.