Hartwick sweeps SUNY Oneonta at Lambros

CHERYL CLOUGHHartwick guard Tommy Kelly goes in for a reverse layup against O-state defender Joe Bull during Thursday’s game at Lambros Arena.

Hartwick 82, SUNY Oneonta 78

Kyle Bradshaw scored 31 points to pace Hartwick past SUNY Oneonta, Thursday, Nov. 21 at Lambros Arena.

Bradshaw also posted nine rebounds, three assists and a steal and a block for the Hawks, who have won four straight games.

Tommy Kelly (14), Pat Garey (13) and Bobby Connors (13) were the other double-digit point-getters for Hartwick.

The Hawks trailed after the first half, 31-29, but poured it on in the second with 53 points to the Red Dragons’ 47.

Hartwick shot 42 percent from the field, 39 percent from three-point range and 72 percent on free throws.

O-State was led by Kevin Mackin’s 17 points and was followed by Harrison Deegan (16 points), Andres Rivera (14 points) and Ian Schultz (11 points).

The Red Dragons were 50 percent from the field, 45 percent from three and 77 percent from the free throw line, who have now lost three of four to start the season.

Hartwick will visit Vassar College at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23 while O-State will visit Binghamton University in an exhibition at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26.

Hartwick 56, SUNY Oneonta 54

Maggie Kirby made a layup with seven seconds left in regulation to send the Hawks past the visiting Red Dragons, Thursday Nov. 21.

Kirby finished with 12 points on 4-for-12 shooting from the field and 4-for-6 from free throws. Kelly Pine led Hartwick with 16 points, shooting 5-11 from the field, 3-6 from three-point range and 3-4 from the charity stripe.

The Hawks led 23-20 after the first half and held on as O-State surged in the second half.

The fourth quarter featured two lead changes and four ties in a back and forth frame.

Leanne Corso compiled 16 points to pace the Red Dragons. Corso went 5-12 from the field, 3-6 from three-point land and 3-4 on free throws.

Hartwick and O-State finished with a similar shooting totals as the Hawks made 17 from the field while the Red Dragons made 18 baskets. Both squads made seven three-pointers.

Hartwick’s advantage came in free throws as they made 75 percent (15-20) while O-State hit just 61 percent (11-18).

Hartwick (3-2) will visit Wells College at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23 while O-State (2-3) is off until its SUNYAC opener against Plattsburgh at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6.

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