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Huskies top Danes in OT, 2-1

Huskies top Danes in OT, 2-1

Senior Lauren Aird scored the game-winning goal 44 seconds into overtime Sunday as the Connecticut f

Senior Lauren Aird scored the game-winning goal 44 seconds into overtime Sunday as the Connecticut field hockey team, ranked No. 6 in the nation, survived an upset bid by the University at Albany.

After playing 50 scoreless minutes, the Great Danes (7-9) got on the board when senior Michelle Simpson tipped the ball in off the pads of Huskies goalie Andrea Mainiero.

The Huskies (11-1) tied the game three minutes later when Aird set up Jennifer Kleinhans on a penalty corner.

Connecticut 0 1 1 — 2

UAlbany 0 1 0 — 1

Connecticut scoring: Jennifer Kleinhans 1-1, Lauren Aird 1-1. UAlbany scoring:

Michelle Simpson 1-0, Michele Polizois 0-1.

Goalkeepers: Connecticut, Andrea Mainiero, 3 saves. UAlbany, Ashley Ross, 4 saves.

St. Francis (Pa.) 3, Siena 0


Albanes scored the first goal and set up the other two as the Red Flash dropped the winless Saints to 0-11.

Erin Reifsteck made three saves to earn her first shutout of the year for St. Francis (2-11).

St. Francis 1 2 — 3

Siena 0 0 — 0

St. Francis scoring: Belen Albanes 1-2, Claire Wilkie 1-0, Rebecca Reiff 1-0.

Goalkeepers: St. Francis, Erin Reifsteck, 3 saves. Siena, Renee Clavette, 2 saves; Jennifer Tesak, 2 saves.

Women’s soccer

Hartford 4, UAlbany 0

WEST HARDFORD, Conn. — Hartford scored three goals in the final 9:38 to break open a close game and defeat the Great Danes in an America East Conference game.

Laura Guigli scored her first two goals of the season for the Hawks (6-4-4, 3-1-1 AE), The loss dropped the Great Danes to 1-3 in the conference and 3-13 overall.

UAlbany 0 0 — 0

Hartford 1 3 — 4

Hartford scoring: Laura Guigli 2-0, Becky Flowers 1-1, Mary Beth Hamilton 1-1, Kacey Busque 0-2.

Goalkeepers: UAlbany, Amber Maisonet, 6 saves. Hartford, Lauren Brodeur, 0 saves; Becky Alaimo, 0 saves.

Men’s soccer

Siena 2, Manhattan 1

LOUDONVILLE — Mike DeSimone scored off an assist from

Anthony Tagliaferri at 72:32 to give the Saints a victory over the Jaspers in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

Sean Russell had given the Jaspers (2-9-1, 0-1-1 MAAC) the lead in the 33rd minute, but the Saints (4-5-1, 2-0-0) pulled

even at 40:13 when Robert DiFil­ippo scored on a breakaway.

Manhattan 1 0 — 1

Siena 1 1 — 2

Manhattan scoring: Sean Russell 1-0, Paul Rolston 0-1. Siena scoring: Robert DiFilippo 1-0, Mike DeSimone 1-0, Anthony Tagliaferri 0-1.

Goalkeepers: Manhattan, Randall Brobson, 3 saves. Siena, Steve Skonieczny,

5 saves.


Saints rebound

LOUDONVILLE — Kelly Hummell had 20 kills, and Burgandy

McCurty added 18 as Siena rebounded from a first-game loss to defeat Marist, 24-26, 25-12, 28-26, 25-13, in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference match.

Setter April London chipped in with 11 kills, 47 assists and six digs for the Saints (8-9, 6-2 MAAC).

Knights sweep

ALBANY — Junior Jaclyn Griffin had a match-high 12 kills, and freshman Marilyn Glamack added seven kills and 11 digs as The College of Saint Rose swept Pace, 26-24, 25-16, 25-20, in a Northeast-10 Conference match.

The Golden Knights have won six of their last eight matches to improve to 5-2 in the conference and 10-5 overall.

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