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February 7, 2014

Hartwick water polo falls at San Diego State

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Jemma Dendy Young scored twice Thursday, but 18th-ranked Hartwick College failed to recover from an early deficit in a 10-5 women’s water polo loss at No. 8 San Diego State.

Sami Capparelli, Katie Ermakova and Britt Tait also scored for the Hawks (2-3), who gave up the first five goals of the match.

Taylor Gums finished with three goals for the Aztecs (4-0), who took a 5-1 lead into halftime.

Michaela Davies stopped nine shots for Hartwick. Counterpart Rachel Mitchell made 11 saves.

Hartwick will compete at the UC San Diego Triton Invite this weekend. The Hawks will start against 10th-ranked Arizona State at 3 p.m. Saturday.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALLSchenectady 69, Delhi 26

Hunter-Tannersville graduate Annie Butler scored a team-high nine points as Delhi dropped a Mountain Valley Conference game on the road.

Megan Moody grabbed eight rebounds for the Broncos, who trailed, 35-15, at halftime.

Delhi hosts Herkimer County Community College at 1 p.m. Saturday.

INDOOR TRACKO-State’s Carr honored

Oneonta State sophomore Joe Carr earned two weekly honors for his performances last Saturday during the Kane Invitational at Cornell University.

Carr received men’s track athlete of the week accolades from the SUNY Athletic Conference and the Eastern College Athletic Conference, the latter for Division III Upstate athletes.

Carr won the 200-meter dash in 21.87 seconds, which ranks first in the SUNYAC and ECAC and second among D-III men. He also placed third in the 60, with a season-best time of 7.08.

ACADEMICSE8 President’s List

Hartwick College placed 51 student-athletes on the Empire 8 Conference’s President’s List, the Hawks announced Thursday.

A total of 706 players in the E8 earned the honor for having a 3.75 grade point average or higher while participating in a conference-sponsored sport.

The E8 also had 93 All-Academic Teams (cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher), including eight from Hartwick.

The Hawks’ women’s cross country team earned the highest team grade-point average overall with a 3.74. Other Hartwick All-Academic Teams were women’s water polo (3.34), men’s cross country (3.32), women’s basketball (3.27), women’s tennis (3.26), men’s soccer (3.24), women’s soccer (3.23) and women’s swimming (3.22).

The 51 Hartwick athletes on the President’s List are: Chad Barhydt, football; Katherine Bartlett, cross country; Jessica Bentley (Schenevus), soccer; Kevin Bersch, basketball; Tom Buckner, soccer; Carla Centanni, lacrosse; Courtney Cirillo, basketball; Xavier Clair, lacrosse; Martha Daniel, equestrian; Rio Dhat, soccer; Maxine Dunn, field hockey; Kelsey Elliot, swimming; Dean Fowler, soccer; John Garcia, football; Alexander Gibson, swimming; Ryan Gill, basketball; Alex Godina, field hockey; Steven Grzeskowiak, football; Jessica Hannah, equestrian; Victoria Hathaway, cross country; Emma Heritage, equestrian; Chris Hoose, football; Breann Jefferds, swimming; Lauren Johengen, swimming; John Joslin, football; Dalton Kaminsky (Walton), football; Christian Laputka, basketball; Megan Lefeber, field hockey; Tim Mahony, cross country; Helen Merkley, swimming; Jack Miller, soccer; Katie Monbaron, field hockey; Eric Moore, swimming; Shelby Morgan, equestrian; Mateo Munarriz, soccer; Michelle O’Dell, equestrian; Ryan O’Malley, football; Daryl Orend, equestrian; Taylor Pechtel, soccer; Tricia Phillips, cross country; Krista Poore, cross country; Holley Reynolds (Walton), field hockey; Matthew Robertson, soccer; Jake Slick, football; Nichole Sturm, cross country; Anna Sweet, equestrian; Becky Talbot, cross country; Kylie Thayer, soccer; Kit Tregear, soccer; Alban Zohn, soccer.