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November 14, 2013

Hartwick falls in ECAC tourney

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Marissa Segretto scored once in each half Wednesday to lead host Mount St. Mary to a 2-0 women’s soccer victory over Hartwick College in an ECAC Metro Tournament first-round game.

Hartwick, the seventh seed, finishes its season at 8-8-3.

The second-seeded Knights held a 26-4 advantage in shots.

Segretto opened the scoring in the 29th minute. She beat a defender to the right side before sliding a shot past Hawks goalie Annie Millar, who finished with seven saves.

In the second half, Mount St. Mary had four shots deflect off the cross bar before Segretto scored again with about three minutes left.

Cristina Sicari, Jessica Bentley (Schenevus), Allyson Daniels and Kylie Thayer all took shots for the Hawks, who’ll graduate three seniors, Jessica and sister Jayme Bentley, and Sicari.

The Knights will face third-seeded Kean University in the semifinals this weekend.

HONORSWomen’s Basketball

Hartwick College senior Maria Foglia was selected to the D3Hoops.com Preseason All-America Fourth Team.

Foglia is one of 20 players nationally in Division III to be recognized on the four teams.

A D3Hoops.com All-East Region selection and the 2013 Empire 8 Conference Player of the Year, Foglia ranked in the top five in 10 categories among E8 players last season.

She led the conference in free throws made, game played, games started and minutes played. She was second in three-point field goal percentage, free throw percentage, points scored and minutes per game. Foglia ranked third in three-pointers made and fourth in assists.

Last season, Foglia became the 12th player in Hartwick history to score 1,000 points. She’s 10th on Hartwick’s scoring list with 1,120 points.

Foglia helped Hartwick to an ECAC Division III Women’s Metro title last March, which marked the first postseason appearance for Hartwick since 1999. She was named the tournament’s MVP after averaging 18.3 points over three games.

Hartwick begins its season against Mount St. Mary at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Eastern Connecticut State Tip-Off Tournament.

Volleyball

Oneonta State sophomore Jill Darpino earned Third Team all-SUNY Athletic Conference honors.

Darpino led the Red Dragons with 285 kills and finished second on the team to sister Erica in hitting percentage at .176.

Darpino also had 165 digs, 39 blocks and 11 service aces. She finished with double-digits in kills 13 times, including her season-high of 16 against Ithaca College on Nov. 2.

O-State went 18-18.

Field Hockey

Oneonta State’s Ashley Morgan and Andrea Day were named to the First Team, and Jessica Hodes was a Second Team selection on the SUNY Athletic Conference all-star teams.

Morgan, a senior, earned First Team honors for the third straight season. She had six goals and team-leading 12 assists. Over four seasons, Morgan finished with 31 goals and 32 assists.

Day, a junior, garnered First Team honors for the first time. She was a Second Team in 2011, when she earned SUNYAC Rookie of the Year honors.

Day led the Red Dragons with 16 goals and also had four assists. Three of her goals decided games.

Hodes, a senior, was selected as an all-conference player for the first time. A defender, Hodes scored once this past season.

The Red Dragons went 12-8, including a 2-1 loss to Cortland State in a SUNYAC semifinal.