Star photo by Brit Worgan Hartwick's Steven Amaya, left, steals the ball from Syracuse's Tom Perevegyencev, right.

Freshman Carson Pryde scored his first college goal with 3 minutes, 13 seconds remaining to help the Hartwick College men's soccer team earn a 1-1 non-conference tie with Syracuse at Elmore Field on Wednesday night.

Pryde scored off a corner kick from Michael Cunningham, his fourth assist of the season.

The Hawks (3-4-4) had a chance to win it in the first overtime, but Chris Sardon's header off a Cunningham corner kick went wide off the post.

Syracuse (5-4-4) made it 1-0 in the 72nd minute when Hansen Woodruff beat Hartwick goalie Jeremy Vuolo on a penalty kick.

Hartwick leads the all-time series with the Orange, 16-11-5.

The Hawks host Mid-American Conference foe Western Michigan at 7 p.m. Saturday. At halftime, Hartwick will honor the late Glenn "Mooch" Myernick, dedicating a memorial adjacent to Elmore Field in his honor. Myernick earned All-American honors for the Hawks in 1974 and 1976.

O-State 2, New Paltz 0

The Red Dragons clinched the SUNY Athletic Conference regular-season title with a victory on the road.

O-State (12-4, 10-0) is ineligible for the SUNYAC Tournament and the NCAA Division III championships because it is transitioning from Division I. The Red Dragons could earn a postseason berth in the ECACs this year. Next season, O-State will be eligible for all postseason tournaments.

Mike Mahoney and Kyle Hoffer scored for the Red Dragons, who visit Cortland at 1 p.m. Saturday.

O-State's Keith Manscuk was named the SUNYAC player of the week and ECAC upstate New York offensive player of the week, the school announced Wednesday. He was also named to the team of the week.

Women's Soccer

O-State 6, New Paltz 0

Senior Mary Velan (Stamford) had two goals and an assist as host Oneonta State earned a SUNYAC victory.

The win gave O-State (14-2, 9-1) a first-round bye in the SUNYAC Tournament, which will be held Nov. 2-3 at the National Soccer Hall of Fame Campus.

Kailee DiDomenico and Sarah Begley each finished with a goal and an assist. Christine Marra, Sarah Begley and Nha Wright also scored for the Red Dragons, who got an assist from Unatego graduate Calli Jo Sheldon.

O-State, which had a 28-1 advantage in shots, visits Cortland at 3 p.m. Saturday.

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O-State 6, New Paltz 0

New Paltz0 0 _ 0

O-State3 3 _ 6

New Paltz (6-6-4, 4-3-3): None.

O-State (14-2, 9-1): Mary Velan 2-1, Christine Marra 1-0, Kailee DiDomenico 1-1, Calli Jo Sheldon 0-1, Sarah Begley 1-1, Lindsey Brechbiel 0-1, Nha Wright 1-0.

Shots-corner kicks: N 1-1, O 28-9.

Goalies: Sarah Boccard (N) 9; Jeannine Marra (O) 1, Kayla Murphy (O) 0, Sarah Mikiewicz (O) 0.


Ithaca 3, O-State 1

Corinna Doctor had 50 assists and five aces to lead visiting Ithaca to a non-league victory, 25-30, 30-21, 30-27, 30-20.

Cait Welch led O-State (14-15) with 11 kills and 24 digs. Ashley Gerace and Katie Darcangelo contributed 25 digs and 24 assists apiece.

The Red Dragons travel to Cortland on Friday to play in the final SUNYAC East Division Pool Play. O-State is fourth in the East and needs to win at least three matches to have a chance at qualifying for the conference tournament.

O-State opens with New Paltz at 4 p.m. Friday, followed by Potsdam at 8 p.m. The Red Dragons will play Cortland, Plattsburgh and SUNYIT on Saturday.

MVCC 3, Delhi 0

Hikaru Kozuma had 16 digs, eight kills and two aces, but SUNY Delhi fell in a key Mountain Valley Conference match on the road.

Mohawk Valley (24-6, 5-0), which won, 30-11, 30-27, 30-13, took over first place in the conference with the win.

Delhi (11-11, 4-1) also got 17 assists from Krissy Gauthier.

The Broncos host Herkimer on Saturday.



Hartwick's Betsy Breaznell and Jennifer Lin earned second-team all-Empire 8 conference honors, the school announced Wednesday.

Breaznell, a sophomore, had an 8-5 record at first singles this season. She was a first-team selection last year.

Lin, a freshman, went 9-4 at second singles. During the season, she had a five-match winning streak.

Anne Neely was named Hartwick's Sportswoman of the Year. The Hawks finished 5-8.

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