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April 3, 2013

Hawks rout Siena in water polo

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Hartwick College scored 10 straight goals midway through the second half to cruise to a 19-7 non-conference water polo victory Tuesday at Siena.

The Hawks improved to 23-9. The Saints are 7-12.

Allison Kosich, Sasha Freeborn and Lara Dendy Young had three goals apiece for Hartwick, which received two goals from Sami Capparelli, Katie Ermakova and Cayley Tonkin.

Tonkin’s goal 14 seconds before halftime gave the Hawks a 9-4 lead.

Siena scored twice in the third quarter, the latter making it 9-6, with 5:50 left in the period. The Saints wouldn’t score again until 5 seconds remained.

Britt Tait, Lily Gall, Logan Reed and Kanani Mazzone also scored for Hartwick, which will open play in the Brown Invitational at 8 p.m. Friday against the host school.

BASEBALLO-State 3, New Paltz 1

Visiting Oneonta State rallied for three runs in the ninth inning to beat New Paltz in a SUNY Athletic Conference game.

Dylan Stamile and Ivan Plata sandwiched run-scoring walks around an RBI single from Dean Haussel in the ninth. Haussel and Rob Peluso had two hits apiece for the Red Dragons (6-11, 1-0).

Alex Mastrianni, Steve Ascher and winning pitcher Jim Hegmann combined on a five-hitter. Starter Mastrianni allowed one run on three hits over six innings. He struck out three and walked one. Ascher worked around two hits and a walk to pitch a scoreless seventh inning, and Hegmann struck out four over two hitless innings.

New Paltz (6-12) is 3-4 in the SUNYAC.

O-State will travel to Ithaca at 4 p.m. today. Oneonta High graduate Zach Pidgeon is a pitcher for the Bombers.

MEN’S LACROSSEHamilton 11, O-State 7

Jim van de Veerdonk and Devon Casey had two goals apiece for visiting Oneonta State, which lost a non-conference game.

Hamilton (4-4) led, 6-1, at halftime.

The Red Dragons (2-7) received 18 saves from Chris Miles.

Connor Coyle, Nick Sorrillo and Alex Haffner also scored for O-State, which will play host to Cortland State at 1 p.m. Saturday.

WOMEN’S LACROSSECortland 20, O-State 7

Oneonta State fell behind, 12-3, at halftime en route to a SUNY Athletic Conference loss on the road.

Kiera McNally had four goals and one assist for O-State (5-5, 0-2), which also received goals from Casey Sarle, Chelsea Collins and Caroline Tulley.

Erica Geremia had five goals for Cortland (8-1, 2-0).

Tulley and Jillian Donodeo had two assists apiece for O-State, which will travel to Buffalo State at noon Saturday.

SOFTBALLO-State swept

Oneonta State lost by scores of 10-5 and 3-1 to host King’s College in a non-conference doubleheader.

Tricia Kendziera, Stephanie Gaska and Kalyn Deso had two hits apiece for O-State in the first game. Hunter Bassett contributed a two-run double in the seventh that capped the scoring.

Kendziera and Deso also had doubles, and Cassandra Kohler tripled for the Red Dragons.

Losing pitcher Gaska allowed allowed nine runs on nine hits over four innings.

In the second game, Bassett went 3-for-3, including an RBI single in the fourth inning that gave O-State a 1-0 lead.

But Maggie Gola hit a three-run homer off of losing pitcher Katie O’Flynn in the sixth inning after an error prolonged the inning. O’Flynn had her season high of eight strikeouts and did not allow an earned run.

O-State (3-11) will host a doubleheader against Plattsburgh at 3 p.m. Friday.

King’s improved to 16-2.

MEN’S TENNISDelhi 7, Mohawk Valley 2

Area graduates Eric Reed, Dillion Maxson and Tom O’Halloran helped SUNY Delhi to a season-opening victory at home.

Reed, an Andes graduate, and O’Halloran, a Sidney grad, defeated Alex Bujnaic and Ian Yahnke, 8-4, at first doubles. Reed and O’Halloran won the final eight games after falling behind, 4-0.

Sidney grad Maxson earned his first college win with a 7-6 (7-2), 6-1 win over Pat Doan at fifth singles.

The Broncos will host Broome today.

WOMEN’S TENNISO-State goes 1-3

The Red Dragons won one of four matches during their spring break trip to Hilton Head, S.C.

It began last Tuesday with a 5-4 loss to Virginia Wesleyan.

Sophomore Brynn Sussman and freshman Michelle Spencer won at first and fourth singles, respectively, for the Red Dragons.

Their next match ended in an 8-1 loss to the University of Chicago. Sussman’s win at second singles marked O-State’s lone victory.

In an 8-1 victory over Concordia University (Wisc.), seniors Danielle Browarski and Sussman won at first and second singles, respectively, and teamed for a win at first doubles. Also, Emily Maggiore and Collette Lankowicz earned respective wins at third and fourth singles, and teamed to win at second doubles.

O-State ended its trip with a 7-2 loss to St. Olaf. The Red Dragons’ wins came from Sussman at second singles, and Maggiore and Lankowicz at second doubles.

O-State will travel to Wheaton College on Friday.

GOLFMcDaniel Invitational

James Partridge shot rounds of 78 and 80 on Saturday and Sunday to lead SUNY Delhi to a sixth-place finish in the 13-team McDaniel Spring Invitational at Bridges Golf Club in Abbottstown, Pa.

Partridge finished tied for 20th. Christopher Braim finished one stroke behind Partridge with rounds of 79 and 80 for the Broncos, whose low round of the tournament came from Greg Starvou. He shot a 76 in the first round and followed with an 84 Sunday.