Alyshia Crawford hit four three-point field goals en route to a game-high 19 points, leading Oneonta State to a 52-46 non-conference women’s basketball victory at Hartwick College on Tuesday.
The Red Dragons (4-1) scored 13 straight points over the final 4 minutes, 21 seconds for the victory, which knocked Hartwick from the unbeaten ranks.
Lee Arduini hit two free throws that capped the scoring for the Hawks (5-1), giving them a 46-39 lead with 4:21 to go. O-State’s Lyteshia Price then made layup and Crawford turned a steal into a three-point play, sinking a free throw after getting fouled on a layup to cut the Red Dragons deficit to two points 30 seconds later.
Sarah Longto followed with a pair of free throws that tied it and, after a Hartwick miss at the other end, she gave O-State the lead for good on a layup with 2:26 remaining.
Crawford and Longto made two free throws apiece inside the last 18 seconds for the final margin.
Longto finished with 15 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks for the Red Dragons, who went 18-for-20 from the foul line.
Brittney Dumas finished with 13 points and a college-best 16 rebounds for the Hawks, who took a 25-20 lead into halftime.
Maria Foglia contributed a team-best 15 points for Hartwick, which missed 10 straight field goal attempts late in the second half.
Hartwick hosts a non-conference game against The Sage Colleges at 6 p.m. Thursday.
O-State opens SUNY Athletic Conference play at 6 p.m. Friday at Buffalo State.
Hartwick 86, O-State 78
Jared Suderley scored 23 points to lead Hartwick to a non-conference overtime victory at home.
Kyle Bradley contributed 17 points, Mike Geisser had 11 and Joey Lufkin scored 10 for the Hawks (4-4), who won with a 15-7 advantage in the extra period.
Suderley and Bradley also grabbed nine rebounds apiece for Hartwick, which finished 22-for-25 at the foul line.
Zach Mager’s game-high 29 points paced the Red Dragons (1-3), who took a 40-38 lead into halftime.
Dan Lee contributed 13 points, 13 rebounds and six assists for Oneonta, which received 10 from Mikey McElroy. O-State hit 16 of 19 free throws and shot 10-for-27 from three-point range.
O-State Field Hockey
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association selected Oneonta State senior Ashley Morgan as a Third Team All-American, the Red Dragons announced Monday.
Morgan is the first O-State player to earn All-American honors three times. She made the Second Team in 2011 and 2012.
Morgan started all 20 games this season and finished third in team scoring, with 24 points on six goals and a team-best 12 assists to lead Oneonta (12-8) to a SUNY Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal appearance.
Morgan had 31 goals and 32 assists for 94 points in 60 games over her three seasons.
Hartwick senior defensive end Joe Seney made the Capital One Academic All-American Second Team, the Hawks announced Tuesday.
The team is selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America and recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their academic and athletic performances.
Seney carries a 3.60 cumulative grade-point average as a computer science and mathematics double-major. He has been inducted into the National Mathematics Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, and has been awarded the Andrew B. Saxon Fellowship. Seney also received a Phillip S. Wilder Jr. Award for academic distinction. In addition, he interned with the Air Force Research Lab in Rome.
An Empire 8 Conference honorable mention, Seney finished the 2013 season with 47 tackles (32 solo, 15 assists), 7.5 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one quarterback hurry. He led the Hawks in forced fumbles and was second in sacks.
The Empire 8 Conference selected Hartwick freshman forward Justin Pratt as its Rookie of the Week for men’s basketball, the Hawks announced Monday.
Pratt had 26 points in two games this past weekend at the U of R Holiday Inn/Airport Invitational. He scored nine points in seven minutes during Hartwick’s 95-81 first-round loss to Mount Union on Saturday. Pratt then scored a college-best 17 points in Sunday’s consolation game, hitting 5 of 10 three-pointers along the way as the Hawks fell to Clarkson, 90-85.
Pratt also shared Hawks of the Week honors with women’s basketball player Maria Foglia on Tuesday.
Senior guard Foglia scored a college-best 26 points last Tuesday in a non-conference road victory over Union College. She made 7 of 10 shots from the floor, 4 of 5 from three-point range, and 8 of 9 from the free throw line.
SUNY Cobleskill selected sophomore men’s basketball forward Brandon Smith as its Athlete of the Week, the Fighting Tigers announced Monday.
Smith averaged 12.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.0 blocked shots in three losses last week. Smith, who made 11 of 22 shots from the floor, is averaging 12.6 points and 6.2 rebounds for the season.
Cobleskill visits Morrisville at 5 p.m. today for a North Eastern Athletic Conference game.