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September 11, 2013

Oneonta State men, Hartwick women cruise at home

The Daily Star

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Four Oneonta State men’s soccer players scored Tuesday in a 4-0 non-conference thumping of visiting Elmira.

Mitchell Cain redirected a cross from Jason Ruivo in the third minute for O-State (2-2), which went ahead by two when Dylan Williams scored off a steal in the 20th minute.

Ryan Young converted a cross inside the box from Matthew Matteo to close the first-half scoring for the Red Dragons, who got the first college goal from Gustavo Villalba-Cunha in the 82nd minute.

Daniel DeBottis made one save and Brian Wagstaff stopped two shots in the combined shutout.

Oneonta hosts Vassar College at 1 p.m. Saturday.


Hartwick 9, Cobleskill 0

Allyson Daniels had three goals and an assist to lead host Hartwick College to a non-conference victory at home.

Oneonta High graduate Cami Cleaveland contributed two goals for the Hawks (1-1-2), who received goals from Angela Luizzi, Jayme Bentley (Schenevus), Kylie Thayer and Megan McGillycuddy.

Goalie Hope Brown made zero saves in the shutout for Hartwick, which outshot the Fighting Tigers, 28-0.

The Hawks host Wells College on Sunday.


Hartwick 6, Morrisville 1

Sarah Ryan and Kelly Kramer scored two goals apiece to lead visiting Hartwick College to a non-conference triumph over Morrisville State (0-4).

Ryan opened the scoring 4:57 into the match, when she converted the rebound of a shot taken by Holley Reynolds. Walton graduate Reynolds converted a pass from Hiliary Carlson in the 30th minute for the Hawks, who took a 2-1 lead into halftime.

Ryan and Jessica Ott scored before Kramer went back-to-back less than eight minutes apart in the second half for the Hawks (2-2), who visit Nazareth on Saturday.


Hartwick 3, Cazenovia 0

Ashlynn Mohan finished with 10 kills and five digs to lead Hartwick College to a 25-10, 25-7, 25-16 non-conference win at home.

Christine Confer contributed nine kills and Mary Beth DeCuyke had eight kills for the Hawks (2-7), who received 27 assists from Quincy Kinzel.

Samantha McCarthy’s 10 assists paced the Wildcats (2-8).

Hartwick will compete in the Union Invitational on Friday and Saturday.

Utica 3, Cobleskill 2

SUNY Cobleskill blew a 2-0 lead in a non-conference loss at home Monday.

The Fighting Tigers (4-2) charged to a 26-24, 25-23 lead but lost the last three games, 25-19, 25-19, 15-11.

Lora Allen had 34 assists, eight aces, five kills and six digs to pace the Pioneers (3-1), who received 14 kills from Laura Homer-Gunther and 13 kills from Madison Bayer.

Katie Yang amassed 33 assists, nine digs and five aces to pace Cobleskill, which got 13 kills from Amber Baker and 10 kills from Melissa Spears.

On Tuesday, Cobleskill selected Kady Porterfield as its athlete of the week. The junior middle hitter averaged 2.0 kills, 1.0 blocks and .667 aces per set in six matches as the Fighting Tigers earned non-conference wins over Green Mountain College on Sept. 3 and Johnson State on Saturday.

Cobleskill will compete in the Mustang Invitational at Morrisville State College on Saturday and Sunday.


Men’s Golf

The North Eastern Athletic Conference selected Cobleskill senior Travis Deuel as its Golfer of the Week on Tuesday.

Deuel led the Fighting Tigers to a tie for fifth during the 10-team Tim Brown Invitational this past weekend at the par-72 Airway Meadows Golf Club in Gansevoort. He finished second out of 60 players with a 5-over-par 149, on rounds of 73 and 76.

Cobleskill hosts the Fighting Tiger Invitational at 11 a.m. Friday at the Cobleskill Golf & Country Club.

Cross Country

The NEAC selected freshman Evan Quinones as its men’s cross country Runner of the Week on Tuesday.

Quinones led the Fighting Tigers to a runner-up finish out of 11 teams at the Cobleskill’s Steven A. Warde Invitational on Saturday, winning the 5.2-mile race in 28:23.

The Fighting Tigers will compete in the Raptor Invitational on Sept. 21.