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March 18, 2013

Delhi men cruise, Hawks lose in lacrosse

The Daily Star

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Cabot Noyce had four goals and three assists Saturday, leading the nationally ranked SUNY Delhi men’s lacrosse team to a 20-6 non-conference rout of visiting Alfred State.

Paul Hylan contributed three goals and two assists for the Broncos, who hosted the game at Oneonta State. Delhi (3-1) scored the first four goals en route to a 9-4 halftime lead.

“We had control the whole game,” said Delhi coach Bob Leary, whose team ranks eighth among NJCAA programs.

Starting goalie Matt Saliano made six saves in three quarters for the Bulldogs, who play Genesee Community College at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cortland State. Leary said Genesee CC is the NJCAA’s third-ranked team.

Potsdam 14, Hartwick 5

Harry Hughes scored 56 seconds into Saturday’s non-conference game at Wright Stadium, but visiting Potsdam answered with a 5-0 run and led the rest of the way.

Hughes finished with four goals for the Hawks (3-2), who faced a 9-2 halftime deficit. Cody Ciolino contributed one goal and one assist for Hartwick, which received five saves in 47:50 from starting goalie Carl Lengel. Back-up goalie Matthew Galvin made two saves in shutting out the Bears over the last 12:10.

Derek Frost’s three goals and two assists paced the Bears (2-1), who got two goals apiece from Jeff Seager, Rob Kunz, Pat Mahar and Kyle Nicholas. Stefan Sloma had 11 saves for the Bears during 55:56 in goal.

The Hawks visit Cazenovia for a non-conference game at 1 p.m. this Saturday.


O-State 15, Farmingdale 14

Sophomore Jillian Donodeo scored five goals Saturday, helping host Oneonta State to a non-conference overtime victory at home.

Donodeo scored with 4 seconds left in regulation, which ended in a 12-12 tie. She also scored in the extra period, making it 13-13, but the Red Dragons (3-1) fell behind again.

Casey Sarle’s goal with 53 seconds left in overtime made it 14-all, and O-State teammate Kiera McNally scored on a fast break 30 seconds later to secure the victory. McNally’s winner was the end result of a turnover caused by Randal Cook. Donodeo took control of the ball and passed it ahead to Caroline Tulley, who found McNally behind Farmingdale’s defense.

Tulley finished with four goals and three assists for the Red Dragons, who were deadlocked at 6-6 at halftime.

Nicole Marzocca and Carly Schneider each had three goals and an assist for Farmingdale State (3-1).

Laura Grose made nine saves in goal for Oneonta, which hosts nationally ranked Hamilton College at 4 p.m. Tuesday.


Hartwick sweeps

Hartwick led from start to finish Saturday as the Hawks cruised to a 21-8 defeat of Brown on Senior Night at Moyer Pool. Earlier in the day, the Hawks beat Connecticut College, 14-5.

Sami Capparelli had six goals against the Bears, who gave up five apiece to Sasha Freeborn and Katie Ermakova. Allison Kosich had two goals, and Britt Tait, Kamila Zakirova and Jemma Dendy Young finished with one apiece for Hartwick (18-7).

The Brown game marked the final home match for seniors Kosich, Seabourn, Cox, Kuzma, Freeborn, and Lily Martinez, who were honored before the game.

Against the Camels, Natalie Seabourn and Lara Dendy Young had three goals apiece. Kosich and Ermakova had two goals apiece, and Lilly Gall and Laura Kuzma each had one.

The Hawks will compete in the Arizona State Sun Devil Tournament this Saturday and Sunday. They play Pomona and Cal Baptist on Saturday; Colorado State and La Verne on Sunday; and Stanford and the Sun Devils next Monday. Stanford and Arizona State are ranked 2-3, respectively, in the country.


O-State splits

Sophomore pitcher Alex Mastrianni threw seven strong innings to lead Oneonta State to a 4-1 victory in the second game of a Sunday doubleheader at SUNY Purchase.

Mastrianni scattered seven hits and struck out three en route to his first win of the season. Senior reliever Jim Hegmann pitched a perfect eighth inning to earn his second save of the season.

Jake Robinson broke a 1-all tie with an RBI double in the eighth. Matt Salvatore then singled in a run before Robinson scored on a fielder’s choice by Thomas Hand for the final margin.

Mastroianni, Robinison and Dean Haussel had two hits apiece for O-State (2-7), which lost the opener, 6-0. Steve Ascher (1-2) gave up eight hits and four earned runs in four innings against the Panthers (4-5).

Oneonta will play a non-conference doubleheader at noon this Saturday at Swarthmore College.


Ram Invite

Sophomore Quashanda Barnes met the automatic qualifying standard for the New York State College Track Conference Championships by finishing 16th in the 400-meter run in 1:01.19 as SUNY Cobleskill opened its outdoor track season Saturday at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Junior Namib Harris paced the Fighting Tigers’ men with an automatic qualifier of 42 feet, 4 inches for seventh in the triple jump. He also met the conference’s provisional qualifying mark in the 800, finishing ninth in 2:01.89.