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November 6, 2012

College Roundup

The Daily Star



Cobleskill splits

SUNY Cobleskill’s women defeated host Bard College, 140-45, in a non-conference meet Sunday.

Sarah Dugar, Jamie Cooley and Rachael Degnan won two events apiece to lead the Fighting Tigers (2-0). Dugar placed first in the 50-yard breaststroke (38.51 seconds) and the 100 backstroke (1:23.15); Degnan won the 100 butterfly (1:07.93) and the 50 butterfly (31.27); and Cooley touched first in the 500 free (6:19.94) and the 100 individual medley (1:17.10).

Jessa Pacatte was named the Fighting Tigers athlete of the week. She won the 50 free in 29.10 seconds and helped Cobleskill’s 200 medley relay team to victory.

Cobleskill’s men fell, 111-105.

Mike Edwards won a pair of events for Cobleskill. He placed first in the 50 breaststroke (32.19) and the 100 breaststroke (1:11.21).


O-State player


Oneonta High graduate Lindsey Doxtader, a member of the Oneonta State women’s soccer team, was selected to the Capital One Academic All-District III First Team. Doxtader, The Daily Star’s Player of the Year for girls soccer in 2007, will now appear on the national ballot, which will be released Nov. 27.

Doxtader is the first O-State player to be selected to the First Team since Patricia Jaeger in 2005.

A two-year starter on defense, Doxtader started all 20 games for the Red Dragons in helping them to a 12-7-1 record. The Red Dragons found out Monday they were not selected for the NCAA Division III tournament.

Doxtader had two goals and one assist this season.

Academically, Doxtader has been earned SUNYAC All-Academic Team and Commissioner’s list honors during each of her years at Oneonta. She has been inducted into Phi Eta Sigma and Chi Alpha Sigma and has been a Dean’s List student every semester.

SUNYAC honors Dragon

O-State senior Dan Scott earned SUNY Athletic Conference player of the week honors for men’s soccer.

Scott was named the Most Valuable Player for the SUNYAC tournament. The Red Dragons beat Plattsburgh, 2-1, Sunday to win their second straight conference title.

Scott has started every game for the Red Dragons, who’ll take a 13-5-1 record into a NCAA Division III home game against Massachusetts Institute of Technolgy on Saturday. He has two assists on the season and has anchored a defense that has permitted under a goal a game.

Boburka named


O-State senior Kacy Boburka earned First Team East Division all-SUNYAC honors for volleyball.

It marks the fourth time Boburka has been named to the all-conference team. She’s the second O-State player in history to earn that distinction. Boburka was a Second Team pick as a freshman and a First Team selection the past three seasons.

She led the Red Dragons with 344 kills and a hitting percentage of .347. Boburka also set O-State’s all-time record for kills with 1,409.

Her 54 aces ranked second team and she was third on O-State with 239 digs.

The Red Dragons finished the season with a 21-13 record.

Hawks of the Week

Sophomore swimmer Jade Woodend and freshman men’s soccer player David Styles were named Hartwick College’s Hawks of the Week.

Woodend won two individual races and helped two relay teams to victory in Hartwick’s 190-106 victory over visiting Nazareth on Saturday.

Woodend won the 50-yard freestyle (24.89 seconds) and the 100 butterfly (1:01.44), along with helping Hartwick’s 400 medley and 400 free relays to victory.

Styles scored the winning goal in the 67th minute as Hartwick rallied for a 2-1 win at Florida Atlantic University on Sunday. Styles’ second goal of the season came on a 25-yard direct kick.

E8 recognizes

Hawks swimmer

Hartwick sophomore Gwen Mathias was named the Empire 8 Conference’s swimmer of the week.

Mathias won the 1,000 free (11:00.33), the 200 backstroke (2:14.05) and the 500 free (5:25.83) in helping Hartwick to a 190-106 win over Nazareth.

Hartwick (4-0) will host O-State at 1 p.m. Saturday.