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October 9, 2012

Late College Roundup

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WOMEN’S SOCCER

Delhi 2, Cayuga 0

Assists by Walton graduate Jackie Yambor and Oneonta High graduate Roxy Harrison helped SUNY Delhi’s to a non-conference victory Saturday.

Yambor set up Sarah Stone’s goal with 10 minutes left in regulation that broke a scoreless tie. Harrison passed to Ty Klinker, who scored three minutes later.

The Broncos (7-3-1) host Mohawk Valley on Tuesday in a game that likely will decide the Mountain Valley Conference championship. Delhi is 4-0-1 in conference.

Keuka 7, Cobleskill 0

Visiting Cobleskill fell to 3-9 overall and 3-6 in the NEAC with a road loss Saturday.

The Fighting Tigers were outshot, 40-2. They’ll host SUNYIT on Wednesday.

MEN’S SOCCER

Delhi 4, Cayuga 2

Cherry Valley-Springfield graduate Jake Hoag assisted on the tying goal and scored the go-ahead goal as host SUNY Delhi rallied from a two-goal deficit to win a non-conference game Saturday.

Hoag set up Tom Knowles goal in the 62nd minute that tied the score at three. About six minutes later, Hoag followed his own shot and chipped the rebound over keeper Ajak Bior to make it 3-2.

Greg Butera scored three minutes later for the Broncos (4-9), who have won three of their last four.

Delhi, which also received a goal from Joe Bythrow, travels to Mohawk Valley at 4 p.m. today.

Keuka 5, Cobleskill 0

Host Keuka (7-3, 5-3) scored four times in the second half of its North Eastern Athletic Conference victory Saturday.

Mack Curran (Cooperstown) made 21 saves in the loss.

Cobleskill (3-9-1, 2-5), which was outshot, 35-3, hosts SUNYIT on Thursday.

FIELD HOCKEY

Hartwick 6, Houghton 2

Hartwick scored the last five goals en route to an Empire 8 Conference rout of host Houghton on Saturday.

Hartwick’s Katie Lonsky tied the score at 1 with her 10th goal of the season, which came in the 11th minute.

The Hawks allowed another goal in the 17th minute, but Hiliary Carlson scored back-to-back goals before the first half ended to give Hartwick (6-5, 4-1) the lead for keeps.

Carlson and Meghan Sweeney scored in the second half, which featured an own goal by Houghton (5-4, 2-3).

Megan Campbell made one save for the Hawks, who finished with advantages of 9-3 in shots and 13-4 in penalty corners.

Hartwick hosts Union for a non-league game today.

O-State drops two

Oneonta State followed a shootout loss to Brockport on Friday with a 1-0 overtime loss to Geneseo on Saturday as the Red Dragons dropped a pair of SUNY Athletic Conference games.

O-State (7-4, 3-2) played the Golden Eagles to a scoreless tie after regulation and two periods of sudden-victory overtime, then lost a two-round shootout, 4-3. Oneonta finished with advantages of 17-7 in shots and 17-6 in penalty corners.

The Red Dragons also outplayed Geneseo – with a 13-8 edge in shots and a n 11-5 margin in penalty corners – but allowed a goal to Rachel Atkins on a penalty stroke three minutes into overtime.

Oneonta, which entered Friday’s game with four straight wins, hosts Scranton for a non-conference meeting Wednesday.

TENNIS

SUNYAC

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Oneonta State beat Plattsburgh, 5-2, Sunday to win the third-place game of the SUNY Athletic Conference Championships at Binghamton University.

Danielle Browarski, Brynn Sussman and Lauren Skolnick won at first, second and third singles, respectively, for the Red Dragons (8-4).

Sussman and Skolnick won in straight sets. Browarski needed, 10-3, win a third-set super tiebreaker to beat Rachel Hadnett.

Colette Lankowicz earned singles and doubles win for O-State. She teamed with Emily Maggiore for an 8-5 win over Stephanie Omlin and Sam Fasciano at third doubles.

Lankowicz also beat Jackie Bogdon, 6-2, 6-1, at fifth singles.

The Red Dragons fell, 5-1, to New Paltz in their semifinal match Saturday.

O-State’s point came from the first doubles tandem of Browarski and Skolnick, which beat Montana Wilson and Kayla DiPaulo, 9-7.

O-State completed its fall schedule.

Stevens 8, Hartwick 1

Ruth Jones won her sixth straight match, beating Nathalie Tran, 6-0, 4-6, 10-7, at sixth singles in Hartwick’s lone point in an Empire 8 Conference road loss.

Hartwick (5-7, 4-3) earned the fourth seed for the E8 Tournament and will play top-seeded Ithaca in a semifinal Oct. 20.

Stevens (7-3) is 5-2 in conference.

VOLLEYBALL

Union Interleague

Challenge

Oneonta State went 1-3 at the Union College Interleague Challenge, falling to Union College, Keene State and Skidmore on Friday, and beating Lehman College on Saturday.

Senior Kacy Boburka had 10 kills in the Red Dragons’ 21-25, 25-18, 25-21, 25-22 loss to Union. Kristina Pelaccio contributed 17 digs for O-State, which is 13-8.

Keene swept O-State, 25-17, 25-21, 25-19. Kaitlyn Vishneowski had 14 assists and Pelaccio finished with 15 digs.

In a 25-20, 25-12, 25-16 loss to Skidmore, Erica Darpino had seven kills and Pelaccio contributed 10 digs. Becca Horton finished with 16 assists.

O-State beat Lehman, 25-11, 25-12, 25-23. Bridget McHugh and Jill Darpino had six kills apiece, and Brittany Calvello finished with 10 assists.

The Red Dragons will compete at St. Joseph’s on Friday and Saturday.

Hartwick splits

Hannah Strom had 12 kills and Britney Lintner contributed 19 assists to lead Hartwick to a 25-19, 25-22, 25-19 Empire 8 Conference victory over Alfred on Saturday at Stevens.

It marked the Hawks’ first E8 victory of the season.

Shannon McGee and Dana Martin had 11 assists and seven digs, respectively, for Hartwick, which lost, 25-10, 25-15, 25-20, to Elmira earlier Saturday.

Martin had six kills, Lintner contributed 13 assists and Brianna Eckert had 11 digs for Hartwick (6-12, 1-3), which will host the Hartwick/Holiday Inn Invitational this weekend.

NEAC Tournament

SUNY Cobleskill went 3-1 during the North Eastern Athletic Conference Divisional Play Weekend at Cazenovia.

On Saturday, the Fighting Tigers (10-10, 3-5) defeated Morrisville, 25-21, 25-14, 21-25, 25-12 before falling, 25-9, 25-23, 25-22 to Keuka College.

The following day, Cobleskill beat Wells, 25-15, 27-29, 25-11, 25-13, and then downed Cazenovia, 25-10, 25-17, 25-16.

Against Morrsiville, Amanda Baker led the way with 15 kills and 10 digs.

Oneonta High graduate Kim Cordova had 16 digs in the loss to Keuka.

Versus Wells, Kady Porterfield had 12 kills, five digs and three aces, and teammate Krista Polizzi contributed 21 digs.

Porterfield had 13 more kills to go with five aces and three digs in the win over Cazenovia. Casey Holbert finished with 24 assists, six digs and three aces.

The Fighting Tigers will travel to Green Mountain College at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Cara Bryant Invitational

SUNY Delhi dropped matches against Alfred State, Corning, Jefferson and Jamestown on Friday and Saturday.

The Broncos opened with a 25-16, 25-14 loss to Alfred State. Delhi’s Raven Worthing had five digs in that match.

In a 25-20, 25-19 loss to Corning, Victoria Baxendale had 12 aces and Emily Miller finished with six kills.

Baxendale and Worthing had 22 assists and 17 digs, respectively, in a 26-28, 25-19, 15-10 loss to Jefferson. Emily Miller contributed 17 kills for the Broncos.

Miller’s seven kills and Baxendale’s 15 assists led the for Delhi in a 25-16, 25-17 loss to Jamestown.

Miller made the all-tournament for Delhi (7-15), which is at Adirondack at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

CROSS COUNTRY

Saratoga Invitational

Oneonta State’s men and women finished fifth in their respective races Saturday in the Saratoga Invitational at Saratoga State Park.

The Red Dragons’ men were led by sophomore Andrew Bohunicky and freshman Jim Bernstein, who completed the 8,000-meter course in 26 minutes, 36 seconds and 26:37, respectively. Bohunicky finished 29th, one place in front of Bernstein.

SUNY Cobleskill placed 10th in the 16-team field.

Junior Geoffrey Hall finished 43rd in 27:01 to lead the Fighting Tigers.

Danielle Kennedy and Briana McLoughlin led O-State’s women. Kennedy finished fifth over the 3.04-mile course in 18:03 _ eight seconds faster than McLoughlin, who placed 10th.

Cobleskill’s women placed ninth out of 15 teams. Rebekah Johnson led the way with a 21st-place finish, crossing in 18:29.72.

Cooperstown graduate Nichole Wischoff won the race. The SUNY New Paltz senior crossed in 17:47.62.