Junior Kiera McNally had six goals and one assist, and senior Chelsea Collins scored three goals and assisted on four others to lead visiting Oneonta State to a 23-14 SUNY Athletic Conference women’s lacrosse victory over New Paltz on Wednesday.
Junior Nicole Boylan contributed two goals and four assists in leading a Red Dragons team that had eight players score at least two goals.
O-State (9-5, 4-2) took a 4-1 lead nine minutes into play, with McNally scoring the first two goals.
Michelle Genovese’s goal with 35 seconds left in the first half gave O-State a 9-6 lead.
The Red Dragons led, 13-10, 10 minutes into the second half before scoring seven of the next eight goals. Freshman Moriah Excell capped the spurt off an assist from McNally.
Sophomore Amanda Reichardt and senior Laura Grose combined to make seven saves for O-State, which will travel to Geneseo at 1 p.m. Saturday.
MEN’S LACROSSEHartwick 22, Houghton 4
Zach Gropper and Roy Simmons scored six and four goals, respectively, for visiting Hartwick College, which cruised to a non-league victory.
Gropper had three goals before the game was five minutes old as the Hawks bolted to a 9-1 lead after one quarter. Gropper scored all but one of his goals in the first quarter.
Brendan Dieck had two goals, and Sean Brown and Cody Ciolino finished with a goal and three assists as Hartwick improved to 3-8. Houghton is 0-13.
The Hawks, who snapped a four-game skid, will host 11th-ranked Ithaca College at 3 p.m. Saturday.
SUNYIT 13, Cobleskill 8
Chris Magee and Garrett Petit scored two goals apiece, and David Meyers contributed a goal and three assists, but SUNY Cobleskill lost on the road in the North Eastern Athletic Conference.
Both teams are 1-10 overall and 1-4 in the NEAC.
Adam Reynolds and Nicholas Levanti had three goals apiece for SUNYIT, which outscored the Fighting Tigers, 4-0, in the third period to take an 11-4 lead.