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April 24, 2013

O-State track has big weekend

Staff Report

Oneonta State senior Kacy Boburka set two track and field program records during the Cortland Classic, which ran Friday and Saturday at Cortland State.

Boburka won the heptathlon with a program-record score of 4,349 points, an Eastern College Athletic Conference qualifying mark that placed her ninth on the NCAA Division III performance list this season.

Boburka also set an O-State record in the shot put with an ECAC mark of 38 feet, 2.75 inches. She contributed ECAC distances in the javelin (119-4) and the high jump (5-4.25) as well.

Boburka’s performances earned her Field Athlete of the Week honors from the SUNY Athletic Conference.

Carolyn Nasr, Jaclyn Masucci, Mariel Doyle and Nicole Lucia Moneta finished the 3,200 relay in 9:58.53, a Red Dragons record that qualified the foursome for the ECACs.

Three men broke O-State records as well.

Sean Bernstein finished the 100 in 10.43, which marks the second-fastest NCAA D-III time of the season.

Dustin Cox had 5,794 points to finish third in the decathlon, beating the 2007 school record by 400 points.

Jake Alviene’s record came in the 110 hurdles, finishing his preliminary run in 15.16.

The Red Dragons will compete in six relays, three individual track and two field events during the Penn Relays, which begin Thursday.

O-State also will participate in the Big Red Invitational at Cornell University on Sunday.

The SUNYAC championship meet runs May 3-4 at Cortland State.

The ECAC championships are scheduled for May 16-17 at Springfield College.

HONORSHartwick College

Hartwick College selected men’s tennis player Peter Dumas and men’s lacrosse attackman Mike Vaglica as its Hawks of the Week on Monday.

Dumas won at first singles Sunday to earn his second victory of the season. He defeated Tyler Tisdale of Stevens Institute of Technology, 2-6, 7-6 (4), 10-7.

Vaglica had a hand in four of Hartwick’s five goals Saturday against nationally ranked Ithaca. He set up Roy Simmons for Hartwick’s first goal, scored two unassisted goals in the third quarter, and followed another in the fourth for his 21st goal of the season.

SUNY Cobleskill

SUNY Cobleskill honored junior golfer Travis Deuel as its Fighting Tiger Athlete of the Week on Monday.

Deuel led the Fighting Tigers to the team championship at the NYU-Polytechnic Invitational on Thursday at the Van Cortland Golf Course in the Bronx. He earned medalist honors with a 4-over-par 74, helping Cobleskill to a 41-stroke victory over the host school.

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