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September 5, 2013

O-State field hockey holds off Hamilton, 4-3

STAFF REPORT

Host Oneonta State opened a three-goal lead in the second half and then held on for a 4-3 non-conference field hockey victory over Hamilton College on Wednesday.

The Red Dragons (3-0) took a 4-1 lead when Kelcy Forbragd scored early in the second half. Andrea Day a pass across the circle and Forbragd finished to the far post.

Hamilton (0-1) received goals from Sam Sherman and Eva Rosencrans to close to 4-3. Rosencrans' goal, off a deflection, made it one-goal in the 62nd minute. The Continentals had two penalty corners and forced Red Dragons goalie Tess Tracy to make a difficult over the final three minutes.

O-State opened the scoring 57 seconds into play when sophomore Sara Rattigan tipped in a rebound after an initial shot by Chelsea Remling.

Forbragd and Ashley Morgan scored goals in the 16th and 28th minutes to increase the Red Dragons' lead to 3-0.

Morgan finished with four saves. Counterpart Victoria Trentini had 11 saves.

O-State, which held a 17-12 advantage in shots, will host the University of Rochester at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Rensselaer 3, Hartwick 2

Kelsey Porter's goal with 3:03 left in regulation gave host Rensselaer a non-conference victory.

Ashley Porter passed to Kelsey Porter, whose low shot to the left corner beat Hartwick goalie Shannon Carter.

Trailing, 2-0, in the second half, the Hawks rallied to tie the score. Kelly Kramer set up Meghan Fay's goal that cut Hartwick's deficit to 2-1.

Then with 4:45 remaining, Megan Lefeber passed to Jessica Ott, who beat Engineers goalie Hannah Clough to tie the score at 2.

Hartwick held an 8-7 advantage in shots.

The Hawks (1-1) will host St. Lawrence at 10 a.m. Saturday.

WOMEN'S SOCCER

Bard 8, Cobleskill 0

Maddy Huggins scored three goals to lead host Bard College to a non-conference victory.

Cobleskill (0-2) was outshot, 51-0.

VOLLEYBALL

Cobleskill 3, Green Mountain 1

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