Jimmy van de Veerdonk and Tyler Jennings had two goals apiece, but visiting Oneonta State fell, 12-6, to St. Mary's College of Maryland in a non-conference men's lacrosse game Monday.

Jennings' unassisted goal with three minutes, 36 seconds left in the first quarter tied the score at 2. Jennings scored again 18 seconds into the second half to cut O-State's deficit to 4-3, but the Seahawks (4-3) answered with three straight goals.

Matt Tarrant had three goals to lead St. Mary's.

Chris Miles had 15 saves for the Red Dragons (1-3), who'll play host to Ithaca College at 4 p.m. Wednesday.


Hawk recognized by E8

Hartwick freshman Steph Luce was named the Empire 8 Conference Goalkeeper of the Week for women's lacrosse.

Luce made 10 saves in a 15-5 victory over Wells College.

She's made at least eight saves in each of Hartwick's first four games.

The Hawks are 3-1.

O-State athletes of the week

Oneonta State selected senior Rebecca Monteith and junior Jimmy van de Veerdonk as its athletes of the week.

Monteith led the women's lacrosse team to victories over Vassar and Manhattanville. She had a combined six goals and six assists in those victories.

Monteith is second on O-State's all-time points list with 231. She has 187 goals and 44 assists in a Red Dragons uniform.

This season, she leads the team with 17 points on nine goals and eight assists.

The Red Dragons are 3-0.

Van de Veerdonk led the Red Dragons to a 15-7 win over Hartwick last week.

He had two goals and an assist, scooped 10 groundballs and won 15 of 20 faceoffs. Van de Veerdonk leads in scoring with seven goals and one assist. He also has a team-best 26 groundballs and has won 71 percent of his faceoffs.

Hawks of the Week

Women's lacrosse senior midfielder Brittany LaVaute and junior men's lacrosse attacker Harry Hughes were named Hartwick College's Hawks of the Week.

LaVaute earned the honor for the second straight week. She finished with five points and scored her 100th point Wednesday in a 15-5 victory over Wells.

She leads Hartwick in faceoffs (11), caused turnovers (nine) and is tied for the team lead in groundballs with nine. She also has nine goals and four assists.

Hughes had four goals and an assist last week in losses to Oneonta State and Potsdam.

Earlier this season, Hughes became the ninth Hartwick College player to score 100 goals.

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