Staff Report

Caitlyn LaPier scored in the eighth minute as visiting Oneonta State tied Rensselaer, 1-1, in a non-conference women’s soccer game Wednesday.

Freshman Laura Rolston took a shot that deflected off the crossbar. LaPier scored on the rebound for her first goal of the season.

Rensselaer tied it in the 68th minute, when Coley Mowder scored on a header off a corner kick by Shelby Stromerson.

The Red Dragons (1-4-1) will travel to Alleghey College on Saturday.

TCCC 6, Delhi 0

Hannah Wildenstein scored three times to lead Tompkins Cortland Community College (4-3-1) to a road victory.

Fumika Kawachi made seven saves for the Broncos (2-5), who gave up six goals on eight shots.

Delhi, which trailed, 1-0, at the half, hosts Jefferson on Saturday.

MEN’S SOCCERGM 2, Cobleskill 0

Cooperstown graduate Jordan Manikas scored in the 17th minute to help host Green Mountain (3-2) to a non-conference victory.

Manikas, a freshman who also played in high school soccer for Cherry Valley-Springfield, headed in a crossing pass from Ryan Schon for his fourth goal of the season to make it 1-0.

Nazar Zhukovsky made it 2-0 late in the first half.

Cobleskill (3-4) had two good chances in the second half. Tyler Condame shot from 6 yards, but keeper Griffin Shelor made a diving save. Shelor then denied Dan Rucinski on a breakaway.

The Fighting Tigers host SUNYIT on Saturday.

TCCC 1, Delhi 0

Morgan Shutter dribbled past two defenders before scoring in the 73rd minute to lift Tompkins Cortland CC to a non-conference road victory.

The Broncos (2-4) held a 21-14 advantage in shots. Broncos goalie Ryan Hennessy made 12 saves.

Delhi plays Jefferson CC on Saturday.

VOLLEYBALLSage 3, Hartwick 1

Quincy Kinzel had 33 assists and eight digs during Hartwick College’s 25-19, 25-13, 20-25, 25-20 non-conference loss at Sage.

Rosa Maun had nine kills, and Dana Martin and Mary Beth DeCuyke contributed eight kills apiece for the Hawks (4-8), who received 17 digs from Alyssa Zeitler.

Hartwick hosts Ithaca and St. John Fisher in an Empire 8 Conference crossover Saturday.

Utica 3, Cobleskill 0

Alex Worthington had seven kills and seven blocks for visiting Cobleskill, which lost, 25-14, 25-22, 25-18.

Raven Worthing contributed seven kills and 10 digs, Sarah Ruggles had 18 assists, and Oneonta High graduate Kim Cordova finished with 16 digs for the Fighting Tigers (6-3).

FIELD HOCKEYRochester 5, Hartwick 0

Megan Keil had two goals to lead unbeaten University of Rochester to a non-conference victory.

Michelle Relin scored six minutes into play to give the Yellowjackets (6-0) a 1-0 lead.

Yanna Boggio made 14 saves and Walton graduate Mikaelan Stuligross had a defensive save for the Hawks (1-5), who host Brockport on Saturday.


Joy Clark finished with 25 assists to help SUNY Delhi to a 25-16, 25-16, 25-10 sweep of visiting Mohawk Valley in the Mountain Valley Conference.

Nicole DeMarco amassed 17 digs and 10 kills for the Broncos (5-3, 2-0), who received 18 digs from Donette Hutchison.

Delhi will compete in the Tompkins Cortland Community College POD event on Saturday.


Delhi names interim coach

Delhi announced Wednesday that Louis Reyes will take over its men’s basketball team as interim head coach for the 2014-15 season, effective immediately.

Reyes replaces head coach Rob Schoener, who has accepted the head coaching position at SUNY Poly in Utica. Schoener spent seven seasons at Delhi and amassed 114 wins over the past four seasons. His tenure also included two Region III Championships and a third-place finish at the 2012 NJCAA Division III Tournament.

“Coach Reyes has been a key contributor to SUNY Delhi’s basketball success, serving as assistant coach for the past 10 seasons,” Broncos Director of Athletics Robert Backus said in a media release prepared by the college. “His knowledge of our program and our players will provide a smooth transition and continue SUNY Delhi’s successful basketball tradition during the upcoming season.”

Reyes earned a bachelor’s degree from the University at Albany.

The Broncos open the season Nov. 1 at Clinton Community College.


State honors Ranieri

State Senator James L. Seward presented Oneonta State Director of Athletics Tracey Ranieri with a New York State Legislative Resolution in honor of her selection as an Under Armour Division III Athletic Director of the Year this past spring. The resolution was presented in the Executive Conference Room of the President in front of a small gathering of campus dignitaries this past Monday.

“Tracey Ranieri’s commitment to academic and athletic excellence is unparalleled and her leadership has raised the bar for all SUNY Oneonta coaches and student-athletes,” Seward said in a media release. “Her dedication and talents are terrific assets for the greater Oneonta community and the entire SUNY system and I am extremely pleased to add a New York State Resolution to her trophy case.”

Earlier this year, Ranieri was selected as an Under Armour Division III Athletic Director of the Year as announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics. Ranieri was one of 28 national winners and one of four in Division III selected for the honor.

Ranieri is in her eighth year as O-State’s athletic director and has worked at the college for 22 years, including 16 years as the women’s soccer coach.

SUNY Cobleskill

SUNY Cobleskill freshman Anthony Bouchard was named the ECAC Division III Upstate Region men’s cross country co-Rookie of the Week.

Bouchard placed fifth in the Cougar Classic on Saturday at Misericordia University. He completed the 8,000-meter course in 28:29.21 to lead the Fighting Tigers to a third-place finish.

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