Pat Garey finished with a game-high 22 points to lead Hartwick to a 76-68 non-conference win at SUNY Delhi Thursday.
Garey, who shot 7-for-14 from the field, 4-for-9 from behind the three-point arc and 4-for-4 from the free-throw line, also recorded game-highs of 10 rebounds and four assists in 37 minutes of play for the Hawks
Hartwick made 18 field goals and eight three-point field goals in the first half to hold a 47-38 advantage at halftime.
In the first half, the Hawks attempted 36 field goals, including 16 from three-point range.
Bobby Connors went 7-for-15 from the floor, 2-for-7 from the three-point line and 3-for-7 from the foul line for Hartwick.
Connors also made contributions of nine rebounds, three steals, three blocks and an assist and Kyle Bradshaw scored 10 points for the Hawks.
Four players registered double digit scoring for SUNY Delhi, which outscored Hartwick, 30-29, in the second half.
Darius Hines led the Broncos in scoring as he tallied 15 points, followed by Mavenson Therneus (14 points), Justin Daoud (13 points), and Payton Dean (10 points).
Hines, who made seven field goals, also logged eight rebounds, four assists and three steals in 26 minutes of play for SUNY Delhi, which outrebounded Hartwick, 52-44.
The Broncos, who grabbed 31 defensive rebounds and 21 offensive rebounds, also received a game-high of 10 rebounds from Therneus, nine rebounds from Dean and eight rebounds from Daoud.
Hartwick (7-3) will visit Elmira College for its first Empire 8 game at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4.
Dean Wins ACAA Player of the Week
Dean, a senior took home the American Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) Player of the Week award after a double-double against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Sunday, Dec. 29.
The Harpursville native tallied 13 points and 14 rebounds in the Broncos’ 78-70 loss to the Engineers.
Dean followed up his double-double with a nine-point, seven-rebound performance against Utica Monday, Dec. 30.
The 6-foot-8 forward now sits at 908 career points, 92 away from cracking 1,000.
Cooperstown 3, Adirondack 0
Marisa Phillips finished with 25 digs and Natalie Brotherton had 22 assists to lead host Cooperstown to a three-set sweep over Center State Conference Division III opponent Adirondack Thursday.
Brotherton also contributed 11 digs, six aces and two kills and Stuart Nelson logged 21 digs, five aces and two kills for the Hawkeyes, who won, 25-19, 25-17 and 25-19.
Cooperstown also received six aces, five kills and a dig from Madison Hayes, five kills, two digs, an ace and a block from Riley Jubar and two aces, five kills and seven digs from Maddie Hurysz.
Hailey Memery finished with four digs, three kills and an ace for Adirondack (0-6, 0-3).
Cooperstown (4-3, 2-1), will visit Frankfort-Schuyler at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 6.
Cooperstown 3, Adirondack 0
Game scores: 25-19, 25-17, 25-19.
Adirondack (0-6, 0-3): Hailey Memery 4 digs, 3 kills, ace; Brooke Ossont 3 digs, assist, ace; Carli Charbonneau ace, dig, block; Alex Khouri 4 aces, 2 assists; Kaitlin Gallo 2 kills, 2 digs; Mackenzie Larrivery kill, dig; Kelly-rene Johnson 3 assists, dig; Morgan Hroboni dig.
Cooperstown (4-3, 2-1): Natalie Brotherton 22 assists, 11 digs, 6 aces, 2 kills; Riley Jubar 5 kills, 2 digs, ace, block; Stuart Nelson 21 digs, 5 aces, 2 kills; Maddie Hurysz 7 digs, 5 kills, 2 aces; Noah Jensen 3 kills, assists, block; Madison Hayes 6 aces, 5 kills, dig; Stephanie Rudliff 5 digs, assist, ace; Marisa Phillips 25 digs, ace; Torrey Carrascoso 5 digs, assist; Sarah Johnson 5 digs, ace; Ciera Emerick 6 digs; Samantha Vezza 3 kills.