One record down, one to go.
Senior forward Jared Suderley became Hartwick College’s all-time rebounding leader Saturday at Lambros Arena, where the Hawks rallied from 15 points down for a 77-65 men’s basketball victory over St. John Fisher in the Empire 8 Conference.
Suderley finished with a game-high 13 rebounds to set the program record at 839. Suderley passed Les Miller, who amassed 827 from 1977-81, for the all-time lead with his second rebound early in the opening half.
“It’s a great accomplishment and an honor to be the all-time leading rebounder,” Suderley said in a media release prepared by the college. “I couldn’t have done it without my teammates and the coaching staff these last four years.”
Suderley also inched closer to Hartwick’s all-time scoring record, finishing with 18 points on 4-for-12 shooting from the floor and 10-for-13 accuracy from the foul line. With 1,872 points, Suderley passed Jan Cocoziello (1,868 from 2005-09) for second place on Hartwick’s all-time scoring list and needs six more to tie Tim McGraw’s 1984-88 record of 1,878.
Suderley’s next chance to pass McGraw, who attended Saturday’s game with his family, will come this Friday, when the Hawks visit Elmira College for an E8 game at 6 p.m. Hartwick (13-7, 8-2) has five regular-season games remaining.
St. John Fisher (11-9, 5-5) jumped to a 15-3 lead Saturday and held a 29-14 advantage with 7 minutes, 37 seconds left in the first half. The Cardinals also had a 38-23 lead with 3:09 to go before halftime, but freshman guard Joey Lufkin scored Hartwick’s last eight points of the half to help the Hawks cut their deficit to 40-31 at the break.
Lufkin went on to score his college high of 28 points, hitting 9 of 14 shots from the floor, including 5 of 6 from three-point range.
Justin Pratt contributed 12 points off the bench for the Hawks, who outscored Fisher, 46-25, in the second half.
Keegan Ryan finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds to pace the Cardinals, who received 12 points from Chazz Lott.
O-State 81, Potsdam 77
Sophomore forward Mikey McElroy tied his season high with 25 points Saturday, leading Oneonta State to a SUNY Athletic Conference road win.
Zach Mager contributed scored 23 points for the Red Dragons (9-10, 6-6), who received 11 apiece from Dan Lee and Jackson Zuvic.
Larry Brink grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds for Oneonta, which made 27 of 34 free throws.
Rob Duquette and Zac Adams scored 19 points apiece for the Bears (3-14, 1-10), who went 11-for-14 at the foul line.
Oneonta, which took a 44-37 lead into halftime, visits Oswego for a SUNYAC game at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Cobleskill 63, PS Berks 57
Brandon Smith finished with 16 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks Saturday as SUNY Cobleskill won its first road game of the season with a North Eastern Athletic Conference victory over Penn State Berks.
Dane Brown contributed 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Fighting Tigers (4-12, 3-7), who received 16 points from Alexis Nunez and 12 from Mike Chapman.
Darren Major’s game-high 17 points paced PS Berks (3-13, 3-7), which faced a 25-15 deficit at halftime.
Cobleskill hosts a NEAC game against Wells College at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Delhi 77, F-M 69
Sean Scott finished with 15 points and 12 rebounds to lead visiting SUNY Delhi to a Mountain Valley Conference victory Saturday.
Marvilio Berroa finished with 13 points, five assists and four rebounds for the Broncos, who had 10 players score.
Delhi held a 13-point lead with about eight minutes left, but Fulton-Montgomery closed to 68-67 with about two minutes to go.
The Broncos held a three-point lead when Matt Banton hit a three-pointer in front of Delhi’s bench with about 25 seconds left.
“We called timeout earlier in the possession,” Delhi coach Rob Schoener said. “The shot clock was under 7 when he took the shot. We wanted to milk the clock.”
Banton finished with 12 points.
The Broncos (19-4), winners of six straight, play at Schenectady on Wednesday.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALLO-State 70, Potsdam 64
Grace Schilling scored a season-high 19 points for Oneonta State, which rallied from a 19-point deficit in the second half to win a SUNYAC game on the road.
Schilling also had a team-high eight rebounds for the Red Dragons (14-5, 8-4), who battled back from a 19-point hole the previous Saturday to beat Geneseo.
Alyshia Crawford contributed 15 points and Sarah Longto had 11 for Oneonta, which scored a season-best 50 points in the second half.
Jessica Kouzan led Potsdam (4-14, 2-9) with 23 points.
O-State visits Oswego for a SUNYAC game at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Hartwick 73, Fisher 51
Maria Foglia amassed a team-high 18 points and a game-high 13 rebounds to lead Hartwick to an Empire 8 victory at home Saturday.
Kait Veit hit four three-pointers en route to 17 points for the Hawks (16-4, 9-1), who received 14 points and nine rebounds from Brittney Dumas.
Hartwick took a 37-21 lead into halftime and held the Cardinals (12-8, 5-5) to 11 field goals overall. Mary Kate Cusack scored a game-high 23 points for St. John Fisher.
Hartwick visits Elmira for an E8 game at 8 p.m. this Friday.
F-M 87, Delhi 43
Hunter-Tannersville graduate Anne Marie Butler scored a team-high 16 points and Cassie Beaver contributed 14 for Delhi, which lost a Mountain Valley Conference game Saturday at Fulton-Montgomery Community College.
The Broncos (2-17) travel to Schenectady at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Ryan Walsh, John Rein, Colton Roe and Conor Kelly set a pool record Saturday to lead Oneonta State to a 134-104 SUNYAC dual-meet victory over visiting Cortland.
The foursome won the 200-yard medley relay in 1:37.75, breaking the 2011 pool record by more than three seconds.
Walsh also won the 100 butterfly and Roe placed first in the 100 freestyle for Oneonta (6-2), which received victories from Lucas Santiago (200 individual medley), Kevin Flessa (100 backstroke) and Jermaine Miller (1-meter diving).
Cortland’s Reeve Callen broke the 2003 pool record with a time of 4:54.62 in the 500 free.
Lauren Zentko’s pool record in the 1,000 free (10:50.59) paced Oneonta’s women, who fell, 130-107. Zentko also won the 200 IM and the 500 free.
Carly Cahill, Kristin Higgins, Alexxa Poliachik and Sarah Greco also set a pool record in the 200 free relay (1:44.15) for O-State (5-3), which received another victory from Taylor Waldrop (200 free).
Cortland’s Chrisanna Hickey (100 butterfly, 59.66) and Miranda Fergus (1-meter diving, 243.05 points) also had pool records Saturday.
O-State is off until Feb. 19, when it will compete in the SUNYAC Championships at Erie Community College.
Ben Detar placed first in the 200 butterfly (1:56.54) and the 100 butterfly (54.32), but Hartwick’s men lost an E8 dual meet at Stevens, 144-112, on Saturday to close their regular season.
Luke Grunewald contributed a first in the 1,000 free (9:49.38) for the Hawks (13-3).
Clare Nelson won the 100 backstroke (1:09.77) and the 200 breaststroke (2:29.19) for Hartwick’s women, who fell, 142-114.
Imma Rutigliano also won for Hartwick (9-7), taking the 200 IM in 2:16.76.
The Hawks will compete in the Empire 8/UNYSCSA Championships from Feb. 19-22 at Ithaca College.
Last Chance Meet
Oneonta High graduate Kari Knudson won the 100 breaststroke and contributed to two victorious relays for Delhi’s women during the non-scoring Last Chance Meet at Genesee Community College on Saturday.
Knudson won the 100 breaststroke in 1:26.96 and swam the anchor leg for the first-place 200 medley relay team (2:10.53), which featured Jacquelin Graziano, Vanessa Brown and Lily McEnaney. Knudson also had the lead leg for the 400 free relay team, joining Brown, Graziano and McEnaney for a program-record triumph in 4:19.24. Keannie Rodriquez, Emily Meany, Brown and McEnaney set the previous record of 4:21.60 on Dec. 6, 2013.
Other Delhi women’s winners were McEnaney (100 butterfly, 1:07.64), Graziano (500 free, 6:10.63) and Brown (200 breaststroke, 3:02.15).
Ryan Ferraro paced Delhi’s men with wins in the 200 IM (2:17.86) and the 500 free (5:41.86). He also helped the Broncos to victories in the 200 medley relay (1:50.73) and the 400 free relay (3:48.19).
Delhi also received men’s triumphs from Donny Martell (200 backstroke, 2:23.80) and Matt Salle (1-meter diving, 259.95 points).
Tyler Valenti won the 1-meter dive with 270 points to help Cobleskill to a fourth-place finish Sunday in the six-team Vassar Men’s Sprint Invitational.
Nolan Graziano contributed a third in the 400 IM (4:51.47) for the Fighting Tigers, who had 120 points.
Cobleskill will compete in the NEAC Championships at Cazenovia College from Feb. 14-16.
Alex Steelman won the 1-meter dive with 212.60 points to lead Cobleskill’s women to a fifth-place finish Saturday in the six-team Skidmore Women’s Sprint Invitational.
Merrin Gural contributed a third in the same event (192.70) for the Fighting Tigers, who had 79 team points.
Cobleskill will compete in the NEAC Championships at Cazenovia College from Feb. 14-16.
INDOOR TRACKKane Invitational
Oneonta State’s Joe Carr and Jake Alviene had season-best performances Saturday during the Kane Invitational at Cornell University.
Carr won the 200 meters in 21.87, which ranks second among NCAA D-III athletes and is the fastest time in the SUNYAC and ECAC this season. He also placed third in the 60 in a season-best 7.08.
Alviene won the 60 hurdles in a season-best 8.25, which ranks 10th nationally and first in the SUNYAC.
J.D. Roth won the 35-pound weight throw at 59 feet, 10.25 inches, a personal best that ranks seventh nationally. Pat Weinert (Schenevus) was second in the event, at 56-8.75.
Kaitlyn Brandt had two ECAC qualifying performances for O-State’s women, placing ninth in the 200 (26.72) and 10th in the 60 (8.05).
Jaclyn Masucci (sixth in 1,000, 3:07.31), Carrie Small (fifth in 500, 1:21.98) and Alexandria Kober (fourth in triple jump, 36-2) also hit ECAC standards.
The Red Dragons will compete in the St. Valentine Invitational at Boston University this weekend.
Keimon Barrow had the highest men’s placing for Delhi, taking third in the high jump at 6-6.25.
Romaine Angel (200, 23.27) and Keron Phillip (long jump, 21-3.25) placed ninth for the Broncos, who received a seventh from Oneonta High graduate Jennifer Jelic in the women’s 500 (1:22.47).
Winston Lee won the 60 meters in a New York State College Track Conference automatic-qualifying time of 7.16 seconds to lead Cobleskill’s men at the non-scoring Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday.
Javante Coley also had an automatic NYSCTC qualifying effort of 23.05 in the 200 and placed fourth in the 60 with a provisional-qualifying run of 7.23.
Evan Quinones contributed a second in the mile (4:26.42) for the Fighting Tigers, as did Namib Harris in the triple jump (NYSCTC automatic qualifying 43-6) and Drew Duguid in the high jump (5-11.5).
Dana Husband paced Cobleskill’s women with a win in the high jump, hitting an NYSCTC provisional qualifying effort of 4-11.75. Shania Marotta contributed a provisional qualifying effort with a third in the weight throw (38-3.25).
Cobleskill will compete in the Bomber Quadrangular Invitational at Ithaca College on Friday.
WATER POLOBrown Invitational
Hartwick hit double digits twice Sunday to earn victories over the University of Pacific and Marist as the Hawks went 2-2 during their season-opening weekend at the Brown Invitational.
Cayley Tonkin scored the decisive goal with 1:23 left to lead 19th-ranked Hartwick to a 10-9 defeat of No. 20 Pacific. Tonkin finished with three goals against the Tigers, who gave up two to Sami Capparelli and one apiece to Devon Boyle, Britt Tait, Jemma Dendy Young, Ricci Fergio and Katie Ermakova.
Michaela Davies stopped 11 shots for the Hawks, who followed with a 16-7 victory over Marist.
Dendy Young scored four times in the afternoon match, which featured three goals from Boyle. Tonkin, Ermakova and Lara Dendy Young had two goals apiece, and Capparelli, Fergio and Stephanie El Safty each scored once. Davies made three saves.
On Saturday, Hartwick opened its season with a 10-8 loss to Wagner and followed that with an 11-5 setback against No. 11 Indiana University.
Jemma Dendy Young had five goals against Wagner, Ermakova scored twice and Tonkin had a goal for the Hawks, who received six saves from Davies.
Against the Hoosiers, Lara Dendy Young had a team-best two goal. El Safty, Tait and Ermakova also scored for Hartwick, which received one save from Davies.
The Hawks visit ninth-ranked San Diego State on Thursday.