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October 11, 2012

Hartwick men hang on for 1-0 victory at Bucknell

Staff Report

Hartwick College rode a first-half goal by Marc Russell to a 1-0 non-conference men’s soccer victory at Bucknell on Wednesday.

Russell scored his second goal of the season 22 minutes, 4 seconds into the match, finding the inside of the left post from 18 yards out after Chris Walter crossed a pass from the corner.

Tom Buckner made three saves for the clean sheet in goal as Hartwick improved to 4-5-2 on the season.

Russell scored against Bucknell starting goalie Mike Lansing, who made two saves in the first half. Clarke Fox stopped one shot in the second half for Bucknell (5-4-3), which lost despite finishing with advantages of 15-9 in shots and 6-5 in corner kicks.

The Hawks, who snapped a two-game skid, visit West Virginia on Sunday for a Mid-American Conference match. Hartwick is 1-1 in the MAC.

O-State 1, Skidmore 0

Freshman Dylan Williams scored 1:01 into overtime to lead Oneonta State to a non-league

road victory.

Defender Dan Scott started the scoring play with a 30-yard pass to Colin Volpe, who sent a cross from the right side into the box. Williams finished for his third goal of the season for the Red Dragons (8-4-1), who had advantages of 19-6 in shots and 6-0 in corner kicks.

Oneonta starting goalie Daniel DeBottis had two saves in the first half and Colin Balkwell followed with one in the second half for Oneonta, which visits New Paltz on Saturday for a SUNY Athletic Conference game.

Eli Kisselbach made five saves for the Thoroughbreds (8-4-1).

MV 5, Delhi 3

Tom Knowles had a goal and an assist for SUNY Delhi in a Mountain Valley Conference road loss Tuesday.

Knowles set up Unatego graduate Dillion Maxson for the first goal 7:43 in, then made it 2-0 with an unassisted deflection off a defender less than three minutes later.

Mohawk Valley responded with five straight goals – three against Oneonta High graduate Zack Erbe (four saves) and two against backup Nick Guranieri (one save).

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