Hartwick College's Bobby Cassidy tries to beat Alex Crepinsek of Rochester Institute of Technology with a quick cut on the Wright Stadium turf Saturday. Cassidy slid on the artificial surface after losing his footing. The Hawks lost the non-conference game, 14-5.

Hartwick College's water polo team ran its winning streak to 14 games Sunday after beating the host school, 17-7, and Redlands, 15-9, in the Cal Bakersfield Roadrunner Invitational.

Lisa Bass had six goals and Charlotte Mensink contributed four in the victory over Bakersfield. Jessica McKee and Sasha Freeborn contributed two goals apiece for the Hawks, who got 18 saves from Jess Dorman.

Versus Redlands, Hartwick jumped to an 11-4 halftime lead and extended it to 15-5 after three quarters. Bass, McKee and Jemma Dendy Young scored three goals apiece to lead the Hawks, who got eight saves from Dorman. Sami Capparelli had two goals, and Freeborn, Stephanie Abajian, Shannon Leonard and Allyssa Analytis each scored once.

On Saturday, Hartwick opened the invitational with a 12-6 victory over Cal Baptist and a 15-4 win over Cal San Bernadino.

McKee had five goals to lead the Hawks against Cal Baptist, which was outscored, 9-3, in the second half. Lily Gall, Leonard, Bass, Adrienne Holosko, Freeborn, Lily Martinez, Natalie Seabourn and Mensink also scored for Hartwick, which received seven saves from Dorman.

Against San Bernadino, the Hawks bolted to a 9-1 halftime lead.

Mensink finished with a team-best five goals, and Leonard and Analytis each scored twice. Capparelli, Martina Shorkey, KristenWagner, Martinez, Seabourn and McKee contributed one goal apiece. Dorman and Hayley Cox combined to make 13 saves.

Hartwick will try to extend its winning streak to 16 on Tuesday, when it plays a doubleheader in Pomona, Calif. The Hawks will play Pomona at 4 p.m. Tuesday, followed by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at 7 p.m.

The program record for consecutive victories is 17, a mark established in 2004.


RIT 14, Hartwick 5

Harry Hughes scored three goals, but host Hartwick fell in its Empire 8 Conference opener Saturday to fifth-ranked Rochester Institute of Technology at Wright Stadium.

Dave Aitchinson contributed a goal and two assists, and Joe Shields had a goal and an assist for the Hawks (5-3, 0-1).

Alex Skvarch picked up a team-best five groundballs for Hartwick. Carl Lengel made 13 saves for the Hawks, who travel to 15th-ranked St. John Fisher on Saturday.

Tyler Russell had three goals to lead RIT (5-0, 1-0).

RIT 14, Hartwick 5

RIT     3 4 2 5 _ 14

Hartwick     0 3 0 2 _ 5

RIT (5-0): Tyler Russell 3-0, Iric Bressler 2-5, Chris Cherami 2-0, Jordan MacIntosh 2-0, Doug Hemmink 1-1, A.J. Tingle 1-1, Kelso Davis 1-0, Matt Lesczynski 1-0, Taylor Wisman 1-0, MJ Kiekebelt 0-1, Tanner King 0-1, Jack Krzyston 0-1.

Hartwick (5-3): Harry Hughes 3-0, Dave Aitchison 1-2, Joe Shields 1-1, Mike Morrison 0-1.

Shots: R, 42-28. Groundballs: R, 43-27. Faceoffs: R, 14-8.

Extra-man opportunities: R 1-for-6; H 2-for-8.

Goalies: Robert Tonnessen (R) 4 saves-4 goals against, Anthony Deleo (R) 2-1; Carl Lengl (H) 13-14.

Genesee 23, Delhi 10

Sean Brown scored four goals and had two assists Saturday for SUNY Delhi in a non-conference loss to Genesee at Hartwick's Wright Stadium.

AJ Desimone contributed two goals and three assists for the Broncos, who received two goals apiece from Giuseppe Rice and Tyler Crotty.

Sean Igoe and Ben Crenshaw each made 10 saves for Delhi (0-3), which hosts Tompkins Cortland at 4 p.m. Thursday.

Genesee 23, Delhi 10

Saturday at Hartwick

Genesee     4 8 8 3 _ 23

Delhi     2 3 1 4 _ 10

Genesee (4-1): Will Mulcahy 2-2, Connor Latimer 5-4, Vin Pedro 1-1, Spencer Allen 3-4, Christian Reiller 4-1, J.D. Skura 2-0, Gaenew Printup 5-2, Cody Wilkins 1-0.

Delhi (0-3): AJ Desimone 2-3, Matt Siracusa 0-2, Giuseppe Rice 2-1, Tyler Crotty 2-0, Sean Brown 4-2.

Goalies: Zach Wilson (G) 15 saves; Sean Igoe (D) 10, Jack Rattray (D) 5, Ben Crenshaw (D) 10.


Dick Shea Open

Jason Phillips and Zavior Brown had second-place finishes Saturday for SUNY Delhi at West Point Military Academy.

Phillips placed second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at 9 minutes, 40.71 seconds. Brown crossed second in the 800 (1:57.40) and helped the Broncos' 1,600 relay team to a runner-up finish in 3:29.73.

Andre Adkins, Rob Graham, Tim Scudds, Ohure Sam, Bobby Watson and Jason Demidow also had top-10 finishes for Delhi.

Andrea Sonnacchio had the best Delhi women's finish with a seventh in the long jump, at 16 feet, 4.5 inches.

Laurens graduate Sara Bilz placed 16th in the 100 (13.75) and 23rd in the 200 (28.79) for the Broncos, who will compete in the second annual Ramapo College Roadrunner Invite this Saturday.

Dick Shea Open

Saturday at West Point Military Academy


200 meters: 8, Andre Adkins 23.57; 12, Rob Graham 23.66.

800: 2, Zavior Brown 1:57.40; 3, Lyle Haywood 1:58.00.

1,500: 8, Tim Scudds 4:15.16; 9, Ohure Sam 4:15.26.

110 hurdles: 13, Jason Demidow 17.06; 14, Bobby Watson 17.50.

400 hurdles: 7, Jason Demidow 59.27.

3,000 steeplechase: 2, Jason Phillips 9:40.71.

Long jump: 9, Bobby Watson 20-1.

Javelin: 19, Pat Sluder 152-7; 20, Andre Adkins 144-9.

1,600 relay: 2, Delhi (Lyle Haywood, Rob Graham, Andre Adkins, Zavior Brown) 3:29.73.


100: 14, Deb Howard 13.61; 16, Sarah Bilz 13.75.

200: 19, Deb Howard 28.23; 23, Sarah Bilz 28.79.

800: 9, Taryn Van Valen 2:35.12.

5,000: 14, Meghan Visser 19:37.10.

Long jump: 7, Andrea Sonnacchio 16-4 1/2.


Morrisville Show

Hartwick placed third for the fifth straight time this season Saturday at the Morrisville State Show.

The Hawks, who earned 31 points, closed the regular season third in the region with 238 points.

Rachael Suite, a senior, earned Hartwick's first-place finish with a victory in the intermediate flat.

Hartwick received second-place finishes from juniors Lauren Lamoureux (open fences), Alison Ferraro (open flat), Jaimie DeJager (beginner walk trot canter) and Sarah Goyer (beginner walk trot canter). Freshman Cassie Howe, a South Kortright graduate, also had a runner-up finish (walk trot).

Oneonta State and SUNY Cobleskill tied for fifth place in the nine-team show with 23 points apiece. Skidmore won with 47 points, followed by Morrisville at 42.

Skidmore (368 points) and Morrisville (296) finished 1-2 in the final regional standings.

Four Hawks will compete in the Zone II Region III Finals this Saturday at Skidmore. Lamoureux (intermediate flat and fences), Suite (novice fences), Brattoli (walk trot canter) and Elizabeth Allers (novice flat) will represent Hartwick.


Castleton 5, Cobleskill 4

Steven Carey rallied for a 6-7, 7-6, 6-2 victory over Justin Garritt at first singles, but SUNY Cobleskill lost at home Sunday in its season opener.

Nathan McGregor contributed a 6-3, 6-1 win over Kevin Eisenberg at second singles. He also teamed with Carey for an 8-5 win over Garritt and Eisenberg at first doubles. Jeremy McMichael and David Dash earned Cobleskill's other point, with an 8-6 win over Willie Levine and Calvin Henry at second doubles.


Cobleskill, O-State

Poor weather forced Cobleskill and Oneonta State to postpone some weekend events.

The Fighting Tigers were supposed to compete in a baseball doubleheader against visiting Hamilton, softball doubleheaders against Wells and Keuka, and a track meet at RPI this past weekend, when O-State was scheduled to play tennis at Rensselaer and softball at Montclair State.

No new dates were announced as of Sunday night.

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