Hartwick had two chances to go ahead in the final seconds, but Foglia missed a layup before Alicia Razanousky went 0-for-2 at the foul line with 1 second left. Miranda Ripken rebounded Razanousky’s second miss to secure the victory for Stevens (18-8), which advanced to Saturday’s E8 title game against top-seeded Ithaca.
The Bombers (22-4), who tied Hartwick for the regular-season E8 title, advanced to the final with a 73-69 win over fourth-seeded St. John Fosher.
Astel’s 12 points paced Stevens, which received 10 points from Erica Guketlov and held a 33-30 lead at halftime.
Taylor Vonasek contributed 12 points for Hartwick, which received a game-best seven assists from Lee Arduini.
INDOOR TRACKO-State junior honored
Oneonta State junior J.D. Roth earned a pair of weekly honors for his performances last Saturday during the Marc Deneault Invitational at Cornell University.
The SUNY Athletic Conference and the Division III Upstate New York portion of the Eastern College Athletic Conference selected Roth as their men’s field athlete of the week.
Roth set program records with second-place finishes in the shot put (55-10.25) and the weight throw (60-4). Both distances top the SUNYAC performance list heading into this Saturday’s conference championships at Brockport.
Roth ranks sixth in the shot put and eighth in the weight throw among NCAA Division III athletes.
The defending SUNYAC champion Red Dragons rank second in the Atlantic Region and 24th among NCAA D-III men’s programs.