Hartwick men's soccer earns first D3 victory

CHERYL CLOUGH Hartwick’s Joey Bertone shields the ball from Farmingdale State’s Alec Chapoteau during Sunday’s match at Elmore Field.

Troy Amegashie and Drew Crawford scored first-half goals as Hartwick opened the season Sunday with its first win in Division III, a 2-1 decision over Farmingdale State.

The win is the first for the program since October 21, 2017 after the Hawks went 0-14 in their first season after reclassifying from Division I.

Amegashie opened the scoring in the 20th minute. Unatego alumnus Zach Craft passed to Joey Bertone, who found Amegashie at the top of the box. The sophomore took a touch with his head before volleying into the far corner for a 1-0 advantage.

The deficit doubled five minutes later as Crawford pounced on a rebound after Alex Charest’s free kick hit the crossbar.

Farmingdale answered in the 32nd minute as Chris Schmidt took a pass from Alec Chapoteau to make the deficit one ahead of a scoreless second half.

Amegashie and Crawford each tried two shots to lead the Hawks. Alex Castano took four shots to pace the Rams.

Aidan Wholihan made five saves in 55 minutes before Britt Reisman played the final 35 minutes in goal for Hartwick. Justin Silva made one save for Farmingdale St. in the second half after Jacob Liese did not make a save in the first half for the Rams.

Hartwick (1-0) hosts Penn State-Harrisburg on Saturday and St. Lawrence on Sunday in the Mayor’s Cup.

SUNY Oneonta 4, Farmingdale 0

The Red Dragons rolled to their second straight win of the season Saturday at Red Dragon Field.

Lucas Fecci registered two goals while Witman Hernandez finished with a goal and assist against the Red Dragons. Denis Fleming tallied the other goal for Oneonta State in a dominant performance that saw the Red Dragons rack up 26 shots.

“We can take a lot of positives from today’s game,” coach Iain Byrne said in a media release. “It’s been pleasing to see some of the freshmen making their mark so early in the season and Witman is looking like a real force up front.”

Fleming started the scoring in the 39th minute with his third goal of the season. Just three minutes later, Hernandez stung a shot into the bottom left corner of the net to make it 2-0.

The Red Dragons sealed the result in the final 15 minutes of the match when Fecci found the back of the net twice for his first two collegiate goals.

Nate Hanna cruised to his first collegiate win in goal without having to make a save in his first game.

O-State returns to action in the Mayor’s Cupnext weekend, hosting St. Lawrence and Penn State Harrisburg.

Utica 3, SUNY Delhi 2

Utica answered SUNY Delhi’s opening goal with three straight scores to hand the Broncos a second consecutive loss.

Brody Rettle earned Delhi a 1-0 lead after 10 minutes, scoring a free kick from 25 yards. Connor McQuillan equalized for Utica in the 28th minute, heading home a corner.

Tucker Marvin gave the Pioneers the lead in the 56th minute, 107 seconds of action before Jhonny Theze put back a rebound for a two-goal advantage.

Anthony Cuellar put Delhi back in touching distance with an unassisted effort in the 72nd minute.

Utica outshot the Broncos, 23-8, and earned 11 corners to Delhi’s six.

Corey O’Toole made 10 saves for Delhi, and Randy Miksch stopped two shots for Utica.

The Broncos (0-2) visit Elmira on Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Lehman College 2, SUNY Cobleskill 1

Eduardo Victorio scored in overtime to send Lehman past SUNY Cobleskill on Sunday in the Bronx.

The Fighting Tigers (1-1) tied the game late in regulation after Lehman scored at the beginning of the match, but Victorio’s strike sent Cobleskill home with the loss.

Ebenezer Otoo found the back of the net in the 22nd minute on a one-on-one opportunity to put Lehman up 1-0.

The Fighting Tigers didn’t tie it until the 76th minute when Sadou Diallo capitalized from 20 yards

It took less than a minute for Victorio to notch the go-ahead goal in the extra frame, keeping Lehman (2-0) undefeated on the year.

Shots favored Lehman, 9-8, but Cobleskill had the upper hand in corners, 8-2.

The Fighting Tigers travel to Utica Saturday to take part in the Utica Invitational.

SUNY Cobleskill 3, Hunter 1

The Fighting Tigers opened the season in the win column on Saturday, backed by Emile Vwaza’s two-point game.

Vwaza scored a goal and set up another in Cobleskill’s victory over the Hawks.

Sadou Diallo put the Fighting Tigers on the board first in the 15th minute on his first goal of the season.

Chris Gardener doubled Cobleskill’s lead about 10 minutes later on a cross from the right side to make it 2-0.

Hunter cut the deficit to 2-1 in the second half on a penalty-kick goal from Jesus Patino Muniz.

Vwaza answered right back, 33 seconds later, with a fast break, go-ahead tally to bring the score to 3-1.

The Fighting Tigers took 17 shots while the Hawks had eight. Both teams took six corners.

Cobleskill keeper Rashawn Best made three saves.


Hartwick 1, Morrisville State 0

Freshman Julia Collado scored the lone goal Saturday as Hartwick downed Morrisville to win a share of the Brozman Cup for the sixth consecutive season.

Empire 8 foe Utica also won both of its matches at the event to share the title with the Hawks.

Collado scored her first collegiate goal in the 27th minute for what proved to be the winning tally. Hannah Bochniak provided the assist, dribbling deep into the Morrisville penalty area before cutting the ball back to Collado for a close-range finish into the roof of the net.

Hartwick held Morrisville to two shots, one of them on target, for a second straight 1-0 victory to open the season. The Hawks owned a 19-2 advantage in shots and a 10-1 lead in goals.

Cassandra Robataille made one save for Hartwick, and Meaghan Miller made nine for Morrisville.

The Hawks (2-0) host Susquehanna on Saturday and Clarkson on Sunday in the Mayor’s Cup.

SUNY Delhi 6, SUNY Poly 1

Kelsey Innes had a hat trick and South Kortright alumna Alexa DuBois scored for the second consecutive match as SUNY Delhi overpowered SUNY Poly for its first win of the season.

DuBois, who scored the equalizing goal Friday in a 2-2 tie with Alfred State, started the scoring for the Broncos with an assist from Micayla Slattery.

Slattery notched a goal of her own in the 26th minute to double the deficit before Innes scored two before halftime.

Innes finished her hat trick in the 53rd minute before SUNY Poly got on the board 33 seconds later through Shannon Harrison.

Madeeah Oranchak concluded the scoring in the 82nd minute, taking an assist from DuBois.

The Broncos owned a 25-23 advantage in shots, but SUNY Poly finished with a 5-4 edge in corner kicks.

Rachael Scoones and Jessica Shultis each played 45 minutes in goal for Delhi, recording five and six saves, respectively.

The Broncos (1-0-1) visit Elmira on Wednesday at 4 p.m.

SUNY Cobleskill 4, Pratt Institute 2

Julia Howard scored twice while Claire DeBoover and Delaware Academy alumna Anna Post each tallied once Sunday in SUNY Cobleskill’s first win.

Howard opened the scoring in the 20th minute before Post made it two goals in two games in the 33rd minute on an assist from Rebecca Bruno. Post also scored Saturday as the Fighting Tigers fell to Old Westbury, 4-2, in the first match of the season.

The Cannoneers scored in the 73rd and 75th minutes to tie it, but Howard got her second in the 82nd minute before DeBoover scored an insurance goal in the 89th minute.

Cobleskill had a 17-7 lead in shots and a 5-4 edge in corner kicks.

Post took five shots to lead the Fighting Tigers.

Cobleskill (1-1) hosts Mount Holyoke on Saturday at 2 p.m.

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