Benjamin Patton | The Daily Star Hartwick's Emily Thorndike, left, and Oneonta State's Karly DeSimone battle for a 50-50 ball during a non-conference game Tuesday at Oneonta State's Red Dragon Field. DeSimone scored the game's first goal and O-State went on to a 2-1 victory.


Karly DeSimone and Kayla Brantmeyer scored goals in the opening half to lead Oneonta State’s women to a 2-1 non-conference soccer victory over West Street rival Hartwick College on Tuesday.

It marked the host Red Dragons’ third straight win as they improved to 7-3-1. Hartwick fell to 3-6-1.

DeSimone scored her first goal of the season, in the 16th minute. Junior Melissa Guglielmo sent a pass into the box where freshman Jessica Lyden took a shot. It deflected off of DeSimone’s leg and into the goal.

Five minutes later, Brantmeyer scored her fourth goal of the season. Guglielmo passed to Brantmeyer in the box. Brantmeyer moved to her right before taking a shot that squeezed inside the left post.

Hartwick scored in the 31st minute. O-State was called for a handball in the box, setting up a penalty kick for Emily Thorndike. O-State goalie Kelley Murphy saved Thorndike’s shot, but Mackenzie Shipley scored on the rebound.

The Red Dragons held a 20-7 advantage in shots, including an 8-1 edge in the second half. Hartwick’s lone shot in the second half came on a header by Cristina Sicari with four minutes left that missed wide.

O-State — 3-1 in conference — will host Potsdam in a SUNY Athletic Conference match at 4 p.m. Friday.

Hartwick will play visiting Alfred at 2 p.m. Saturday in an Empire 8 Conference game.

Delhi 3, Herkimer 0

First-half goals by Megan Berwald and Nicole Welcome helped host SUNY Delhi to a Mountain Valley Conference victory Monday.

Berwald scored about six minutes into play off an assist from Kelsey Lawlor. Berwald then set up Welcome’s goal 12 minutes before halftime to make it 2-0.

Lawlor scored in the second half for the Broncos (5-3-1, 5-0-1), who knocked off the eighth-ranked NJCAA Division III team in the country. Herkimer fell to 9-3-2.

Annie Millar made 10 saves for Delhi, which plays host to Tompkins Cortland today.


Colgate 2, Hartwick 1

Jason Keefe scored with 13 minutes left, but Hartwick dropped a non-conference game on the road.

The Raiders (3-4-4) led by two goals before Keefe’s goal.

The Hawks (3-4-2) earned a corner in the final minutes but could not produce the tying goal. Russell Oost-Lievense, who assisted Keefe’s score, had the final chance for the Hawks but his long-range effort was handled by Raider keeper Liam Stapleton.

Neither side had many chances in the first half.

But Colgate converted on its best chance of the half nearly 20 minutes in. On the right flank, Shane Conlin got a step on a Hartwick defender and he carried the ball deep into Hawk territory. His cross found leading scorer Mike Reidy just inside 18 yards and he volleyed it past goalie Mateo Munarriz.

Colgate made it a two-goal spread at 69:18. Roughly 35 yards from goal, Nick Arpey served a ball into the Hartwick box and Evan Heroux got his head to the ball before a charging Munarriz. The ball bounced into the goal just before Munarriz recovered to bat the ball out.

The Hawks pressed by their opening goal with shots from Nathaniel Horton and David Styles in the next six minutes. Horton’s shot went wide and Styles’ was saved by Stapleton.

At 86:04, Oost-Lievense served a ball into the box that Keefe got a piece of and sent toward the near post. Stapleton got his fingers to it but could not keep the ball out of his goal and the Hawks were within one.

Hartwick had a 9-8 edge in shots. Colgate led, 6-5, in corner kicks. Munarriz and Stapleton both finished with three saves.

Hartwick returns to Mid-American Conference play this Saturday in Dekalb, Ill. The Hawks play Northern Illinois at 2 p.m. Saturday.

MCLA 7, Cobleskill 0

Seven players scored for Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (4-6) in its non-conference win at home.

The Fighting Tigers (3-8-1) travel to Keuka at 1 p.m. Saturday.


Hartwick 3, Morrisville 1

Britney Lintner had 28 assists and Lauren Heiman had nine kills to lead host Hartwick to a 25-15, 25-17, 26-28, 25-18 non-conference win on Dig Pink Night.

The Hawks (5-11) won their second straight match.

Katie Ryan had eight kills and Shannon McGee finished with eight assists for the Hawks, who received nine digs from Brianna Eckert, and seven digs and five aces from Christina Vitate.

Hartwick will head to Hoboken, N.J. for an Empire 8 Conference tournament on Friday.




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