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May 1, 2013

O-State lacrosse falls in first round of SUNYAC tourney

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Sophomore Kiera McNally had five goals and one assist, but the Oneonta State women’s lacrosse team’s season ended with a 14-10 loss at Brockport State in a first round SUNY Athletic Conference tournament game.

The Red Dragons (9-9) went on a five-goal spurt to take a 10-9 lead with 13 minutes left.

Chelsea Collins and McNally each had two goals during the run.

But Brockport answered by scoring the game’s final five goals. The fourth-seeded Golden Eagles (12-5) will face top-seeded Cortland in a tournament semifinal.

Collins also had two assists for the Red Dragons, who received a goal and three assists from Jillian Donodeo.

BASEBALLKeystone 11, O-State 2

Chris Orlando and Chris Massaroni had two hits apiece as the visiting Red Dragons capped a 12-25 season with a non-conference loss.

Oneonta State starter Kyle Jordan (0-4) allowed eight runs – five earned – on 13 hits over five innings.

Keystone improved to 30-7.

MEN’S TENNISIthaca 8, Hartwick 1

Hartwick College senior Peter Dumas earned a three-set win at first singles in his final college match as the Hawks fell in their Empire 8 Conference finale.

Dumas downed Griffin Reid, 6-1, 4-6, 10-8 and closed his season with three straight wins at first singles. He finished the season with a 5-2 record in the E8 and 5-6 overall. Over four years, Dumas went 29-21 in singles, including 19-10 against conference opponents.

He also was a part of 22 doubles wins.

Hartwick finishes the season 1-10 overall and 1-6 in the E8.


SUNY Cobleskill’s Taylor Drake finished ninth in the decathlon in the New York State College Track Conference Championships on Sunday at Monday at Ithaca College.

Drake finished with 5,123 points. Teammate Justin Contestable had 4,195 points to place 19th.

The remainder of the meet will be held Friday and Saturday at St. Lawrence.

HONORSO-State wrestling

Oneonta State freshman Shaun Gillen was named to the All-Freshmen Team after qualifying for the NCAA Division III tournament.

Gillen becomes the first O-State wrestler to be named to this team, which selects one wrestler nationally from each weight class.

Gillen went 33-17 at 165 pounds. He qualified for the national tournament after placing third at the NCAA Northeast Regional qualifying tournament. Gillen went 0-2 at nationals.

Hawks of the Week

Junior lacrosse player Zach Gropper and waterpolo driver Jemmy Dendy Young were selected as Hartwick College’s Hawks of the Week.

Gropper scored four goals, including the winner with 1:14 left, in Hartwick’s 11-9 win over Alfred on Saturday.

Over his final two games, Gropper had nine goals, seven groundballs and two forced turnovers.

Hartwick went 6-8.

Dendy Young scored a team-high eight goals in helping Hartwick to a fourth-place finish in the CWPA Eastern Championships over the weekend.

She was named to the Eastern All-Tournament First Team. Dendy Young had five goals in a 20-6 win over Harvard and contributed two goals in an 12-11 semifinal loss to Princeton on Saturday.

For the season, Dendy Young ranked second on the Hawks in goals and first in steals.

The Hawks finished 29-13.