Photo by Cheryl CloughHartwick-s Brandon Wilk tries to get past Ithaca-s Brandon Rose during an Empire 8 Conference lacrosse game Saturday at Wright Stadium. Wilk scored three times, but the Hawks fell, 15-11.

Christina Evans scored six goals and Kirsten Hudson tied two school records Saturday, when the 14th-ranked Hartwick College women's water polo team downed host Brown, 18-10.

Hudson finished with five goals and eight assists, tying single-game program records for assists and points. Kate Chambers set the records March 12, 2005, when she had the same statistics in an 18-8 defeat of Brown. Hudson and Chambers are natives of Wellington, New Zealand.

Ellen Sevigny also scored five goals for the Hawks (22-9), who held a 3-2 lead after one period and took control with a 5-2 advantage in the second quarter. Hartwick led, 12-7, after three quarters.

Jessica McKee and Barbara Amaro each scored once, and goalie Jessica Dorman made nine saves for Hartwick.

McKee scored four times in Hartwick's first game Saturday, a 19-5 drubbing of host Harvard. Sevigny had three goals for the Hawks, who received two apiece from Amaro, Hudson, Megan Dahl-Smith, Lisa Gibson and Kaitlin Leonard.

Evans, Adrienne Holosko and Stefani Toungate also scored for Hartwick, which beat Harvard for the 19th straight time.

Dorman stopped 13 shots for Hartwick, which will take a nine-game winning streak into this weekend's CWPA Northern Championships at Utica College.


Hartwick6 5 4 4 _ 19

Harvard0 1 2 2 _ 5

Hartwick goals: Jessica McKee 4, Ellen Sevigny 3, Barbara Amaro 2, Kirsten Hudson 2, Megan Dahl-Smith 2, Lisa Gibson 2, Kaitlin Leonard 2, Christina Evans 1, Adrienne Holosko 1, Stefani Toungate 1.

Hartwick saves: Jessica Dorman 13.


Hartwick3 5 4 6 _ 18

Brown2 2 3 3 _ 10

Hartwick goals: Christina Evans 6, Kirsten Hudson 5, Ellen Sevigny 5, Jessica McKee 1, Barbara Amaro 1.

Hartwick saves: Jessica Dorman 9.



Aileen McCarthy and Ariana Bray became the first Hartwick riders to qualify for the IHSA Nationals with top-two finishes Saturday during the IHSA Zone II Show at the Van Lennep Riding Center in Saratoga Springs.

Sophomore McCarthy qualified during the morning session, earning the Reserve Champion title in the intermediate fences among a field of 12 riders. Bray, a senior, then won the walk-trot title. Both qualified for regional competition at the same place earlier this season.

Hartwick's equestrian program started during the 1998-99 season under Betsey Smith-Price, who entered her 10th year as head coach this season.

McCarthy and Bray will compete at nationals May 8-11 at the Los Angeles Riding Center in Burbank, Calif. The top two finishers in each event Saturday earned berths to the nationals.

Men's Lacrosse

Ithaca 15, Hartwick 11

Craig LePiane scored a game-high five goals to lead sixth-ranked Ithaca to a come-from-behind road victory in the Empire 8 Conference on Saturday.

LePaine's third goal snapped a 6-6 tie to give the Bombers the lead for good with 7 minutes, 6 seconds left in the opening half. Brandon Rose scored with nine seconds left in the third quarter, giving Ithaca a 10-7 advantage entering the final period.

Ithaca took its largest lead, at 13-8, when Matt Cutter scored with 10:52 to go. Hartwick followed with goals by Steve Caramello, Vito DeMola and Dan Hushion in a two-minute span, but LePiane scored his fifth goal with 5:54 left and Nic Heckman made it 15-11 less than a minute later for the final margin.

Hartwick (4-7, 2-5) jumped to a 3-0 lead on goals from Hushion, Chris Vogler and Wilk inside the first two minutes. After Ithaca scored two in a row, Vogler gave Hartwick a 4-2 lead with 5:18 left in the first period.

The Bombers opened the second period with three straight goals, but Wilk tied it at 5 with 1:38 to play before halftime. Nelligan scored 21 seconds later to give Ithaca a 6-5 lead at the half.

Wilk finished with three goals and an assist for Hartwick, which received two apiece from Vogler. DeMola, who entered the game as the Empire 8's co-leader in goals, finished with a goal and an assist.

John Meade made 12 saves for Hartwick, which visits Hamilton for a 7 p.m. game Tuesday.


Ithaca2 4 4 5 _ 15

Hartwick4 1 2 4 _ 11

Ithaca goals-assists: Craig LePiane 5-0, Matt Nelligan 3-2, Logan Bobzien 2-1, Brandon Rose 2-0, Kevin Bush 1-1, Nic Heckman 1-1, Matt Cutter 1-0, Mike Nowak 0-1, Tim Pfeffer 0-1, Neth Wiedemann 0-1.

Hartwick g-a: Brandon Wilk 3-1, Chris Vogler 2-2, Steve Caramello 2-1, Dan Hushion 2-0, Vito DeMola 1-1, Mike Robustello 1-0, Eddie Abraham 0-1, Tim Gill 0-1.

Goalies: Ben Connery (I) 0, David Gal (I) 11; John Meade (H) 12.

Cortland 22, O-State 3

Kyle Simensky had four goals and two assists as fourth-ranked Cortland routed visiting Oneonta State (3-7, 0-3) in the SUNY Athletic Conference on Saturday.

Fourteen players scored for Cortland (9-1, 3-0), which scored the first seven goals and held Oneonta scoreless after taking a 14-3 lead into halftime. Cortland outshot O-State, 73-18, and won 25 of 29 faceoffs en route to its fifth straight win.

Cortland 22, O-State 3

Oneonta State1 2 0 0 _ 3

Cortland7 7 3 5 _ 22

Oneonta State goals-assists: Gordon Bopp 1-0, Kevin Gregory 1-0, Tom Kelly 1-0, Scott Kellman 0-1.

Cortland g-a: Kyle Simensky 4-2, Billy Fuchs 3-0, Neal Hopps 2-1, Chris DeLuca 2-0, Adam Hyde 2-0, Josh Cittadino 1-3, Joey Morgan 1-1, Pete Morgan 1-1, Luke Lemon 1-0, Matt Evanchak 1-0, Frank Padolecchia 1-0, Kevin Kilszczewicz 1-0, Matt Noble 1-0, Brandon Misiaszek 1-0, Ryan Heath 0-2, Tom Burke 0-1, Jay DiStefano 0-1.

Shots: C, 73-18. Ground balls: C, 64-29.

Faceoffs: C, 25-4.

Goalies: Kyle Reich (O) 18, Nick Murray (O) 6; Mike Robinson (C) 5, Matt Hipenbecker (C) 0, Tom Holden (C) 0, Mike Diamond (C) 3.

Women's Lacrosse

Fisher 17, Hartwick 2

Laurie Quackenbush scored four goals for host St. John Fisher (9-4, 6-1), which also received five two-goal performances in an Empire 8 rout of Hartwick (3-8, 1-5) on Sunday.

Quackenbush gave the Cardinals the lead for good with her first goal 1:01 into the game.

After the Cardinals scored the first 13 goals, Hartwick got its first goal from Jamie Boulton, with 16:04 left in the second half. Kelsey Campbell also scored for the Hawks, who will close the regular season with three straight home games. Hartwick hosts Cortland for a non-leaguer at 4 p.m. Thursday.


Hartwick0 2 _ 2

St. John Fisher9 8 _ 17

Hartwick goals-assists: Kelsey Campbell 1-0, Jamie Boulton 1-0, Tiffanie Bishop 0-1.

Hartwick goalies: Danielle DePerno 4, Jen Kaye 11.

Nazareth 13, Hartwick 8

Michelle Cook and Nora Davis scored four goals apiece as Nazareth downed visiting Hartwick on Saturday in the Empire 8.

Hartwick took a 3-1 lead on consecutive goals from Jamie Boulton, Jen Kaye and Kelsey Campbell before Nazareth scored two straight to tie it. Katie Thorpe then gave Hartwick its final lead, scoring with 5:45 to play in the opening half.

Nazareth scored twice in the last two minutes of the first half. Cook's second goal came 2 seconds ahead of the halftime buzzer as the Golden Flyers took the lead for good.

Cook, Davis and Jennifer Young scored in the first 4:22 of the second half to give Nazareth an 8-4 advantage. The Hawks pulled within 8-6 on back-to-back goals by Campbell and Stephanie Nutt, but Nazareth scored the next two to restore its four-goal cushion.

Campbell finished with three goals and an assist for Hartwick, which received 13 saves from Danielle DePerno.

Hartwick visits St. John Fisher for an Empire 8 game at 2 p.m. this Sunday.


Hartwick4 4 _ 8

Nazareth5 8 _ 13

Hartwick goals-assists: Kelsey Campbell 3-1, Katie Thorpe 2-0, Jamie Boulton 1-2, Jen Kaye 1-0, Stephanie Nutt 1-0, Emily Coats 0-1.

Hartwick saves: Danielle DePerno 13.

Fredonia 12, O-State 8

Sophomore Katie Monaghan finished with two goals and three assists to lead visiting Fredonia (6-3, 2-2) to a SUNYAC win Saturday. The Blue Devils broke a 3-all tie with eight straight goals to close the first half.

Christie Zaganiaczyk and Leslie Von Pless scored three goals apiece for Fredonia, which opened the scoring in the second half before the Red Dragons (7-5, 1-2) closed with five consecutive goals.

Winning goalie Sarah Wright stopped 11 shots. Eileen O'Toole made eight saves for Oneonta, which got a game-high four goals and an assist from Lauren Portnoy.

Oneonta visits Geneseo for a SUNYAC game at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Fredonia 12, O-State 8

Fredonia11 1 _ 12

Oneonta State3 5 _ 8

Fredonia (6-3, 2-2): Christie Zaganiaczyk 3-0, Leslie Von Pless 3-0, Katie Monaghan 2-3, Kelsey Lamb 2-1, Alyssa Przydronzy 1-1, Laura Culhane 1-0, Emily Reichert 1-0.

Oneonta State (7-5, 1-2): Lauren Portnoy 4-1, Katie O'Toole 2-0, Brianne Ruzek 1-1, Rosemarie Fazio 1-0, Michelle Arket 0-2, Erica Krisak 0-1.

Shots: Tied, 22-22. Ground balls: F, 22-17.

Draw controls: O, 11-10.

Goalies: Sarah Wright (F) 11; Eileen O'Toole (O) 8.


O-State splits

Senior Shannon Egan drove in sophomore Iman Newborn in the bottom of the seventh inning Saturday as host Oneonta State salvaged a split against Plattsburgh with a 2-1 victory in the second game of a SUNYAC doubleheader.

Oneonta (14-8, 6-2), which rebounded from a 7-1 loss in the opener, got a pinch-hit single from Ashley Risco to lead off the last of the seventh in the second game. After Newborn entered as a pinch-runner, she moved to second on a sacrifice bunt by freshman Stacey Donald. Losing pitcher Jaclyn Leitze then intentionally walked freshman Bethany Truax before Risco lined an 0-1 pitch through the right side of the infield for a walkoff single.

Plattsburgh (13-11, 3-3) took a 1-0 lead in the first as Amy Woo led off with a double and later scored on a wild pitch by freshman Shanna Hicks (7-1). Danielle Litz's RBI single to left, which scored Truax from third, tied it at 1 in the bottom of the first.

Hicks struck out three in a three-hitter for O-State, which received a triple from Oneonta High graduate Jamie Llewellyn.

The Cardinals jumped to a 3-0 lead in the first inning of the opener and got a two-hitter from Stephanie Zweig, who struck out nine. Oneonta scored in the bottom of the third, when freshman Katie Hackenburg doubled before coming home on a bunt-single from Egan.

Sophomore Rebecca Burkart allowed nine hits and struck out two in the loss.

The Red Dragons host Cortland for a SUNYAC doubleheader at 3 p.m. Tuesday.


First game

Plattsburgh300 202 0 _ 7 9 0

Oneonta State001 000 0 _ 1 2 4

Stephanie Zweig (W) and Tiffany Burek; Rebecca Burkart (L) and Ashley Risco. 2B _ Amy Woo (P), Danielle Gjergji (P), Katie Hackenburg (O). 3B _ Amy Woo (P).


Second game

Plattsburgh100 000 0 _ 1 3 4

Oneonta State100 000 1 _ 2 4 1

Shanna Hicks (W,7-1) and Aly Helstrom; Jaclyn Leitze (L) and Tiffany Burek. 2B _ Amy Woo (P), Nicole McKee (P). 3B _ Jamie Llewellyn (O).


TCNJ Invitational

Oneonta State set three program records during The College of New Jersey Invitational, which ran Friday and Saturday.

Junior Mike DeVasto earned a seventh-place finish Saturday in the shot put with a school record 43 feet, 11.25 inches. O-State also received a ninth-place finish from Steve Brandis (42-1.5) in the same event. Both qualified for the SUNYAC Championships and broke the program record of 40-5 set by Kyle Dresser in 2004.

O-State also set school records in the 1,600-meter men's and women's sprint medley relays. The All-American quartet of junior Joe Reed, freshman Joe Reyes, sophomore Fred Romer and senior Alex Grout finished second at 3:31.31. Junior Janine Sacca, freshman Connie Belkevich and sophomores Kristen Stein and Amberlyn Mattice placed fourth in the women's sprint medley relay in 4:22.36.

Marty Nicholson earned the only victory for the Red Dragons, crossing first in the men's 10,000 in a SUNYAC-qualifying time of 33:06.85.

TCNJ Invitational

Friday and Saturday


110-meter hurdles: 5, Rich Kardas 16.64. 400: 5, Fred Romer 49.67. 800: 5, Alex Grout 1:56.95; 10, Frank Pfaffenberger 1:59.18. 10,000: 1, Marty Nicholson 33:06.85. 400 hurdles: 6, Mike Hennessy 58.36; 12, Joe Reyes 59.54. 3,000 steeplechase: 9, Nick Pampena 10:31.52; 10, Tim Greenberg 10:36.60. 1,600 sprint medley relay: x-2, Joe Reed, Joe Reyes, Fred Romer, Alex Grout 3:31.31. Triple jump: 9, Brian Foote 39-10.5. Shot put: x-7, Mike DeVasto 43-11.25; 9, Steve Brandis 42-1.5. Discus: 8, Steve Brandis 125-5. Hammer: 5, Angelo Posillico 129-0.


100 meters: 8, Janine Sacca 12.84; 23, Connie Belkevich 13.57. 200: 9, Janine Sacca 26.64; 20, Connie Belkevich 27.74. 400: 17, Kristen Stein 1:02.27; 18, Amberlyn Mattice 1:02.51. 3,000 steeplechase: 2, Celia Alterio 12:04.45; 4, Kaitlyn Keys 13:19.42. 1,600 sprint medley relay: x-4, Janine Sacca, Connie Belkevich, Kristen Stein, Amberlyn Mattice 4:22.36. Shot put: 7, Stephanie Gordon 34-8.5; 9, Jillian Bley 32-5.75. Discus: 2, Stephanie Gordon 118-8; 8, Alisha Zink 102-11. Hammer: 8, Stephanie Gordon 122-4.

x-program record

Men's Tennis

Fisher 6, Hartwick 3

Dan Riviello and Sean Barr each earned three-set singles victories Sunday, but Hartwick fell for the first time in four matches as visiting St. John Fisher (8-6, 5-2) earned an Empire 8 victory at the Oneonta Tennis Center.

Riviello and Dan Meininger contributed a 9-8 victory over Matt Aquino and Mike O'Connor at first doubles. Riviello also won at first singles, downing Aquino, 6-3, 2-6, 10-4. Barr improved to 7-2 this season with a 7-6 (1), 6-7 (2), 10-7 victory over O'Connor at fourth singles.

The Hawks (5-4, 3-2) visit Ithaca for an Empire 8 match at 4 p.m. Tuesday.


Sunday at Oneonta Tennis Center

Singles: Dan Riviello (H) def. Matt Aquino, 6-3, 2-6, 10-4; Tim Adler (S) def. Dan Meininger, 6-4, 6-0; Donnie Sherman (S) def. Eric DesRoberts, 6-3, 6-0; Sean Barr (H) def. Mike O'Connor, 7-6 (1), 6-7 (2), 10-7; Karl Schiefer (S) def. Dave Altman, 6-1, 6-1; Jake VanBuren (S) def. Ryan Hughes, 6-3, 6-0.

Doubles: Riviello and Meininger (H) def. Aquino and O'Connor, 9-8; Schiefer and Sherman (S) def. DesRoberts and Barr, 8-1; Phil Coleman and VanBuren (S) def. Altman and Hughes, 8-2.

Hartwick 5, Nazareth 4

Dave Altman clinched Hartwick's Empire 8 victory at home Saturday with a three-set win over Alexander Bodensieck at fifth singles.

Altman won, 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, to help the Hawks win four of six singles matches en route to their third straight victory. Dan Riviello, Sean Barr and Ryan Hughes also won at singles.

Altman and Hughes contributed an 8-2 win at third doubles for Hartwick.


Saturday at Hartwick

Singles: Dan Riviello (H) def. Jon Weaver, 6-3, 6-1; Terrance Nichols (N) def. Dan Meininger, 6-2, 6-4; Adam Landry (N) def. Eric DesRoberts, 6-4, 6-4; Sean Barr (H) def. Stephen Trobert, 6-2, 6-4; Dave Altman (H) def. Alexander Bodensieck, 6-3, 5-7, 6-2; Ryan Hughes (H) def. Jerry Stocker, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5).

Doubles: Weaver and Nichols (N) def. Riviello and Meininger, 8-0; Landry and Trobert (N) def. DesRoberts and Barr, 9-7; Altman and Hughes (H) def. Stocker and Ben Caiella, 8-2.


O-State splits

Brian Holmes opened a SUNYAC doubleheader Saturday with a double down the right-field line for Oneonta State, then scored on a two-out single by Dan Randall for the first run in an 8-0 victory at Brockport.

Oneonta dropped the second, 4-2, as the Golden Eagles scored twice off Edmeston graduate Sam Ackerman in the bottom of the fifth to snap a 2-all tie in the seven-inning game.

Myers doubled twice in the first game, finishing 3-for-5 with three RBIs and a run. O-State, which scored twice in the seventh and five times in the eighth, also received two hits apiece from Holmes, Pete Lidner and Mike Chiapparelli.

Steve Juedes struck out five, walked three and allowed three hits in five innings for the victory. He combined on the shut out with Dave Filak, who struck out eight, walked one and allowed two hits over the last four innings.

Jason Shannon struck out three and walked one in a four-hitter that helped Brockport (10-13-1, 1-5) earn a split.

Ackerman struck out six, walked four and allowed five hits and four earned runs in five innings. Dan Randall doubled for the Red Dragons (10-10, 1-3), whose Sunday doubleheader at Fredonia was postponed by poor weather.

O-State is at Union for a non-conference doubleheader at 2 p.m. Tuesday.


First game

Oneonta State100 000 250 _ 8 15 0

Brockport000 000 000 _ 0 5 2

Steve Juedes (W), Dave Filak (6) and Ryan Myers, Tim Flaherty (8). Rob Maxwell (L), Dan Ferraro (7), Jon Eckert (8) and Joe Zaccardo. 2B _ Brian Holmes (O), Ryan Myers (O) 2, Tim Flaherty (O), Jared Perham (B), Kris Gentze (B).


Second game

Oneonta State001 000 0 _ 2 4 1

Brockport100 012 x _ 4 6 1

Sam Ackerman (L), Patrick Connors (6) and Tim Flaherty. Jason Shannon (W,3-2) and Mike Goldstein, Joe Zaccardo (6). 2B _ Dan Randall (O), Mike Meola (B), Joe LaDuca (B).


Nazarene Classic

Matt Schulte shots rounds of 76 and 75 to help SUNY Delhi to a fifth-place finish Saturday in the eight-team Mount Vernon Nazarene Classic at the par-72 Apple Valley Golf Club in Howard, Ohio.

The Broncos finished with 624 strokes in the tournament, which ran Friday and Saturday. Cedarville won with 599.

Clint Chaffee had back-to-back rounds of 77 for Delhi, which will play Tuesday and Wednesday in the NAIA Region 10 Championships at Dennis Pines Golf Course in Dennis, Mass.

Nazarene Classic

at Apple Valley GC, par-72

Friday and Saturday

Team scores: Cedarville 599, Malone 600, Ohio Dominican 607, Mount Vernon Nazarene 614, Delhi 624, Roberts Wesleyan 626, Walsh 637, Notre Dame College (Ohio) 655.

Individual: Trevor Bowman (Cedarville) 71-70 _ 141.

Delhi golfers: Matt Schulte 76-75 _ 151; Clint Chaffee 77-77 _154; Dustin Walbridge 79-79 _ 158; Jim Hirsh 80-84 _ 164; P.J. Breton 83-81 _ 164; Tom Garby 78-84 _ 162 (exhibition).

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