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May 5, 2014

O-State softball routs Cortland to reach NCAAs


Pairings for the NCAA D-III Tournament will be announced May 12.

MEN’S LACROSSEAnne Arundel 14, Delhi 7

Colby Treat had two goals and an assist, but SUNY Delhi ended its season with a first-round loss in the NJCAA Tournament on Saturday at Anne Arundel.

Robert Rohan made 19 saves for the Broncos (14-4), who received goals from Bryan Kelly, James Kirk, Paul Hyland, Jake Guy and James Lennon.

Delhi, which got assists from Gavin Schlosser and Pat Schneck, finished with advantages of 40-35 in groundballs and 14-10 in faceoffs.

Anne Arundel (14-6) outshot Delhi, 48-21, and held a 6-4 lead at halftime. It advanced to the NJCAA semifinals at Nassau Community College on Saturday against Onondaga CC. Essex plays Nassau in the other national semifinal. The championship game is slated for Sunday at Nassau CC.

TRACKSUNYAC Championships

Six individual championships helped Oneonta State’s men to the title Saturday in the SUNYAC Championships at Geneseo State.

Juniors Charles Remillard and Rob Farrell, and sophomores Joe Carr and Jake Alviene won titles on the track. Throwers Joe Fox and Patrick Weinert (Schenevus) also placed first.

The Red Dragons finished with 173 points, 9.5 better than runner-up Cortland. It marked the first time the O-State men’s program has won an outdoor SUNYAC title.

“These men have created an identity for themselves where they are expected to contend for the team title,” O-State coach Angelo Posillico said in a media release prepared by the college. “This weekend, they believed in themselves and that confidence carried us to a championship.”

Remillard placed first in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, crossing in 9 minutes, 31.04 seconds.

Farrell won the 400 hurdles in 53.67.

Carr earned his first SUNYAC title with a victory in the 200 (21.20). Carr also placed second with a 10.73 in the 100 as Cortland’s Melique Garcia won in 10.71.

Alviene’s title came in the 110 hurdles. He finished in 14.62.

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