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September 26, 2013

Hartwick women tie Elmira in soccer

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Angela Luizzi and Allyson Daniels scored second-half goals for host Hartwick College during a 2-2 women’s soccer tie against Empire 8 Conference rival Elmira on Wednesday.

With about 16 minutes left in regulation, Daniels finished a crossing pass from Cristina Sicari to give the Hawks a 2-1 lead.

But with 1:45 left, Emily Kelly scored for the Soaring Eagles to tie it. She received a long throughball from Janine Swanson before beating Hawks keeper Hope Brown.

Luizzi opened the scoring 1:25 into the second half on a shot to the far post from outside the 18-yard penalty box.

Elmira (3-3-1) tied it 11 minutes later when Kelly set up Mollie Hamilton from close range.

Oneonta High graduate Cami Cleaveland and Schenevus grad Jayme Bentley each took one shot for the Hawks, who outshot Elmira, 16-9. Amanda Banner made 11 saves for Elmira, nine more than Hope.

Hartwick (3-2-3) will host Nazareth at 2 p.m. Saturday.

So. Vermont 1, Cobleskill 0

Kaitlyn Forant scored on an 18-yard shot in the 72nd minute to lift visiting Southern Vermont (1-5-1) to a non-conference victoty.

Hayley MacLean had five saves for SUNY Cobleskill (0-7), which will host Penn State Abington at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Delhi 4, FM 0

Mackenzie Ferguson scored twice, and Lauren Renaud and Samantha St. Denis also scored as SUNY Delhi earned a Mountain Valley Conference win over visiting Fulton Montgomery Community College.

The Broncos (4-3, 1-1) held a 29-0 advantage in shots.

MEN’S SOCCER

ACP 7, Cobleskill 0

Zach Hecox had three goals and one assist to lead Albany College of Pharmacy to a non-conference victory at home.

Hecox scored or assisted on Albany College of Pharmacy’s first four goals as the hosts took a 6-0 lead into halftime.

ACP improved to 5-3.

The Fighting Tigers (0-6) took 10 shots on goal, including two apiece from JC Barrientos and Mark Gaetano.

Cobleskill will host Penn State Abington at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Delhi 2, F-M 0

Andes graduate Peter Fabrykiewicz scored in the first half to lead host SUNY Delhi to a Mountain Valley Conference victory over Fulton Montgomery Community College.

Fabrykiewicz pounced on a corner kick that wasn’t cleared and volleyed it into the upper left corner with 21:52 left in the first half.

Dimitri Beauchamp contributed a second-half goal for the Broncos (2-4, 2-2), who will travel to Corning at 4 p.m. Sunday.

FIELD HOCKEY

Manhanttanville 5, Hartwick 0

Amanda DeChent and Rylee McGuire scored two goals to pace visiting Manhattanville to a non-conference victory.

DeChent opened the scoring in the 22nd minute. Breanna O’Neill assisted off a penalty corner.

McGuire then scored unassisted in the 31st minute to make it 2-0.

Jilian Sabatino made 10 saves for Hartwick, which was outshot, 17-11.

Manhattanville is 6-4.

The Hawks (2-6) will travel to William and Jefferson at 10 a.m. Saturday.

VOLLEYBALL

SUNYIT 3, Cobleskill 0

Kady Porterfield had five kills and Oneonta High graduate Kim Cordova contributed six digs, but visiting SUNY Cobleskill fell, 25-17, 25-17, 25-18 in a Northeastern Athletic Conference match.

Hanne Saarinen had 13 kills to lead SUNYIT (14-1, 4-0).

The Fighting Tigers (5-10, 0-3) will travel to Bard College on Oct. 2.

HONORS

Football

In addition to being ranked in several statistical categories, Hartwick College’s football team received votes in the latest American Football Coaches Association poll.

The Hawks (3-0) are among 45 teams in Division III receiving votes in the AFCA poll. Hartwick is one of four teams in New York to receive votes, joining Ithaca, Cortland State and Rensselaer.

Offensively, Hartwick is ranked fourth nationally in passing yards per completion (20.44). In scoring offense, the Hawks are 18th averaging 43 points.

Quarterback John Garcia is first in touchdown passes (12) and second in points responsible for (74).

Running back Kurtis Ahart is 10th in rushing yards (406), 11th in in rushing touchdowns (five) and 20th in rushing yards per game (135.3). Wide receiver

Frankie Molina is 11th in scoring with 12 points per game and second in receiving touchdowns with six. Fellow receiver Travis Samuels is 13th in receiving yards with 343.

Hartwick’s defense is ranked 23rd overall in the nation. The defense is 10th in third down conversion percentage (20 percent), fourth in fumble recoveries (six) and 12th in tackles for loss (10).

Hartwick will host Ithaca College at 2 p.m. Oct. 5.