Nick Hills opened the scoring early in the second half, leading the Hartwick College men’s soccer team to a 3-1 non-conference defeat of UMass-Lowell for its second victory of the season.
Will Broomfield and Jamie O’Grady also scored for the Hawks (2-5-2), who finished with advantages of 18-7 in shots and 8-5 in corner kicks.
Following a scoreless first half in which Hartwick outshot UMass-Lowell, 9-3, Hills gave Hartwick the lead 4 minutes, 24 seconds into the second half on a double-assist from Marc Russell and Broomfield.
Chris Walter set up Broomfield for Hartwick’s second goal, which came in the 68th minute.
UMass-Lowell (2-8) cut its deficit in half when Eric DeSantis scored in the 83rd minute on a double-assist from Alex Sindoni and Kyle Garvan.
Jamie O’Grady all but ended it with 31 seconds remaining, beating losing goalie Chris Maierle with an 18-yard direct kick for the final margin.
Mateo Munarriz made two saves for the Hawks, who open their Mid-American Conference schedule Saturday night at the University of Akron.
MCLA 5, Cobleskill 0
Goalie Shawn Willis scored 4:09 into the match for Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (3-5), which cruised to a non-conference road victory.
Willis, who made seven saves for the shutout, opened the scoring with a punt that took a long bounce and found the Cobleskill net.
The Fighting Tigers (0-9) visit SUNYIT for a North Eastern Athletic Conference match at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Delhi 6, Herkimer 3
Sarah Angerer and Allie Distin highlighted SUNY Delhi’s home victory with an 8-2 defeat of Karen Kanno and Stacy Loudes at first doubles.
Angerer and Distin moved to 7-3 on the season for the Broncos, who won three matches via forfeit.
Delhi hosts Nassau Community College on Saturday.
Delhi 3, TCCC 0
Karissa Morey amassed 23 assists to lead host SUNY Delhi to a Division III Region III victory over Tompkins Cortland Community College.