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October 9, 2013

Hawks earn 4-2 field hockey win at Union

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Hiliary Carlson scored twice, and Jessica Ott had a goal and three assists to lead Hartwick College’s field hockey team to a 4-2 non-conference victory at Union on Tuesday.

Kelly Kramer finished with a goal and an assist for the Hawks (4-8), who have won two straight.

Maggie Ferrari scored 53 seconds into play to give Union (3-8) a 1-0 lead.

Hartwick tied 3 ½ minutes into play, when Ott sent a pass to Carlson, who finished inside the left post.

Ott made it 2-1 in the eighth minute. Kramer’s pass set up the goal. Ott scored from 5 yards. Carlson then scored off an assist from Ott to make it 3-1, heading into halftime.

When Kramer scored on an 8-yard shot early in the second half, Hartwick led, 4-1.

Shannon Carter made 15 saves for the Hawks, who were outshot, 24-14. Hartwick held a 10-8 advantage in penalty corners.

Hartwick will host Utica at 11 a.m. Saturday.


Ithaca 9, Hartwick 0

Visiting Hartwick failed to win a set in singles en route to being swept by unbeaten Ithaca in an Empire 8 Conference that capped the Hawks’ season.

Lauren Noyes and Caitlin O’Brien, paired together for the first time, dropped an 8-6 third doubles match to Ithaca’s Kelly Fishback and Carly Siegel.

Hartwick senior Rebecca Clark fell, 6-2, 6-3, to Siegel at third singles. Clark will leave Hartwick with 12 singles victories and 10 doubles triumphs.

The Hawks closed the season at 5-7, including 2-5 in conference play.

Ithaca (8-0) is 7-0 in the E8.


Hawks of the Week

Hartwick College selected senior football player Joe Seney and soccer goalie Mateo Munarriz as its Hawks of the Week.

Seney, a defensive end who also earned a spot on the Team of the Week, had four tackles, including two sacks, and two forced fumbles during Hartwick’s 21-9 Empire 8 Conference victory over visiting Ithaca College. Both of Seney’s sacks led to the fumbles, including Ithaca’s first play of the second half. Jason Brown recovered the fumble and scored on the play to give the Hawks a 21-0 lead.

For the season, Seney has 22 tackles, including six for losses. He has five sacks and three forced fumbles. Seney leads the E8 in sacks and forced fumbles.

Hartwick is 4-0.

Munarriz saved his college high of 13 shots Saturday as Hartwick shocked ninth-ranked Akron, 2-0, on the road in a Mid-American Conference game on the road.

Munarriz earned MAC Player of the Week honors Monday and Tuesday, he was named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week.

Munarriz made four saves in the first half and one of his nine second-half saves came on a penalty kick.

Hartwick’s win over the Zips was their first since 1973, snapping an 11-game winless skid. The Hawks also sent Akron to its first conference loss since 2007.

The Hawks (3-5-2, 1-0) will host West Virginia at 7 p.m. Friday.

Cobleskill athlete of the week

SUNY Cobleskill named junior volleyball player Kady Porterfield its athlete of the week.

Porterfield averaged 2.25 kills and 0.70 blocks during 21 sets this past week in helping the Fighting Tigers win three out of five matches.

Porterfield earns the honor for the second time this season.