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March 21, 2013

O-State women upset No. 11 Hamilton in lacrosse

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Oneonta State scored the last four goals Wednesday, earning a 16-13 non-conference women’s lacrosse victory over visiting Hamilton College.

Caroline Tulley and Kiera McNally scored four goals apiece for the Red Dragons (4-1), who knocked off the 11th-ranked NCAA Division III team.

Tulley also had two assists for O-State. She leads the Red Dragons this season with 21 goals and 10 assists.

Hamilton (3-1) jumped to a 2-0 lead in the first eight minutes before Oneonta scored three straight. After the Continentals’ Lauren Brady tied it at 3, the Red Dragons scored four in a row for a 7-3 lead with a little more than nine minutes left in the first half.

Hamilton followed with a 5-1 run, tying the score at 8 with 3:07 left before the break. The teams went into halftime tied at 9.

Chelsea Collins contributed three assists and a goal for Oneonta, which got six saves from goalie Laura Grose. Counterpart Kari Koga made 10 saves for the Continentals.

O-State will visit No. 17 St. John Fisher at 2 p.m. Saturday for a non-conference game. The Red Dragons will leave Sunday for Florida, where they will play games Monday and Wednesday.

MEN’S LACROSSE

Ithaca 14, O-State 4

Connor Coyle had three goals and an assist for visiting Oneonta State, which gave up eight goals in the fourth quarter of a non-conference loss.

Taylor Kalbacher also scored for the Red Dragons (1-5), who visit Marywood University on Monday.

The Bombers (5-0) scored 11 times on O-State starting goalie Chris Miles, who made 13 saves.

SWIMMING

NCAA D-III Meet

Two Hartwick College swimmers earned All-American honorable mentions during the opening day of the NCAA Division III Championships at the Conroe Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas.

Kenny Kleso earned the Hawks’ best finish, placing ninth in the 500-yard freestyle in 4 minutes, 29.57 seconds. The time marked a Hartwick record and was good for an All-American honorable mention.

Teammate Miles Blaney placed 34th in the same event, in 4:42.70.

Kleso, Lydon Schultz, Cory Perez and Brad Ranson combined for a 19th in the 200 medley relay (1:34.06). Schultz also had a 37th in the 50 free (21.24).

Jade Woodend also earned an All-American honorable mention, by advancing to the finals of the 50 free with a preliminary time of 23.60.

The championships continue today and will feature Oneonta State junior diver Jermaine Miller, who is making his second straight NCAA appearance. He will compete in the 1-meter dive today and the 3-meter dive on Saturday.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

D3Hoops All-Region

Hartwick junior guard Maria Foglia made D3hoops.com’s All-East Region First Team for the 2012-2013 season.

Empire 8 Conference Player of the Year Foglia finished second in team scoring with 14.3 points per game. She also led the Hawks in minutes played (1,027), three-point field-goal percentage (.376) and free throws made (108). Foglia shared the top spot for assists, with 82, and ranked second on the Hawks in scoring, field goals made (135), three-pointers made (50) and steals (47). Foglia also grabbed 5.3 rebounds per game, which ranked third on the team.

Foglia joined Geneseo senior guard Melissa Graham, Vassar junior guard Cydni Matsuoka, Plattsburgh State junior forward Kathleen Payne, and Rochester sophomore guard Ally Zywicki on the All-East Region First Team.