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May 6, 2013

O-State men miss title by two points


O-State will host the annual Oneonta May Meet at 2 p.m. this Saturday.

Region III Championships

Maddesen Weekes won three individual championships to pace SUNY Delhi’s women during the NJCAA Region III Championships, which ran Friday and Saturday at Alfred State.

Weekes placed first in the 100 (12.89), the 200 (27.02) and the pole vault (9-8) for the Broncos, who placed fourth out of five teams with 82 points.

Kerry Connors won the 400 (1:01.93) and the 800 (2:35.82) for the Broncos.

Mohawk Valley won the team title with 227 points.

Delhi’s men won four events en route to 170 points for a runner-up team finish. Alfred State took the team title with 247 points.

The Broncos’ champions were Pete Schweitzer (1,500, 4:13.99); Josh Myers (10,000, 41:58.0); Orion Brown (400 hurdles, 55.4); and Connor O’Keefe (3,000 steeplechase, 10:52.35).

Myers also led Delhi to 17 combined points in the 5,000. He scored eight points for finishing second in 17:22.31 and was followed by teammates Alex Florio (17:28.15), Levi Anderson (17:38.27), O’Keefe (17:43.05) and Belony Borange (17:52.28).

Mohawk Valley’s Thomas Arcuri won the 5,000 in 17:01.96.

NYSCTC Championships

SUNY Cobleskill’s men and women each placed ninth during the New York State College Track Conference Championships on Saturday at St. Lawrence University.

Princess Joefield paced the Fighting Tigers’ women with seconds in the heptathlon (4,092 points) and the 100 hurdles (15.33), earning All-NYSCTC Team honors in both program records.

Josh Miller’s second in the 800 (1:54.78) met the Eastern College Athletic Conference qualifying standard to lead Cobleskill’s men.

Selected Cobleskill athletes will compete in the Oneonta May Meet this Saturday at Oneonta State.


SUNYIT 7, Cobleskill 6

Julia Lull went 3-for-4 with a double, a run and an RBI for Cobleskill, which was eliminated from the North Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament with a losers’ bracket loss to SUNYIT on Saturday at Penn State Berks.

Kelsey DeZalia contributed two hits, a run and an RBI for the Fighting Tigers (18-18), who took a 5-1 lead into the fifth inning. Seven Cobleskill errors offset its five-run first inning.

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