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Gilchrist’s goal lifts Union past RPI, 2-1

Gilchrist’s goal lifts Union past RPI, 2-1

Sophomore striker Mollie Gilchrist scored off a cross by Kelsey Fish in the 62nd minute to lead 13th

Sophomore striker Mollie Gilchrist scored off a cross by Kelsey Fish in the 62nd minute to lead 13th-ranked Union College to a 2-1 victory over Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in a Liberty League women’s soccer match Wednesday night at East Campus Stadium.

Union improves to 5-1 in conference play and 13-1 overall. It was the first league setback for 5-1, 9-5 RPI.

Jennifer Mansfield scored her eighth goal of the season to give Union a 1-0 lead at 38:17, but RPI tied the score 40 seconds later on a goal by Nikki Goodsell.

Union 1 1 — 2

RPI 1 0 — 1

Union scoring: Jennifer Mansfield 1-0, Mollie Gilchrist 1-0, Whitney Bickford 0-1, Kelsey Fish 0-1. RPI scoring: Nikki Goodsell 1-0, Shannon Maguire 0-1.

Goalkeepers: Union, Kayla Marti, 2 saves; RPI, Steph Vargas, 2 saves.

Men’s soccer


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — American International scored in the opening two minutes of the second half to clinch a Northeast-10 Conference victory over the Golden Knights.

Jason Burnusuz and Miguel Rodriguez-Lapman each scored for the Yellow Jackets (4-4-2, 4-8-2), and junior goalie Jason Ryan added seven saves.

For Saint Rose (1-9, 1-12), James Taber was credited with five saves.

Saint Rose 0 0 — 0

AIC 1 1 — 2

AIC scoring: Jason Burnusuz 1-0, Miguel Rodriguez-Lapman 1-0, Conor Doyle 0-1, Ed Sharman 0-1.

Goalkeepers: Saint Rose, James Taber, 5 saves; AIC, Jason Ryan, 7 saves.


ONEONTA — Brandon Wilson scored his third goal of the season at 71:42 to lift the Great Danes over the Hawks in a non-conference game.

Ivan Martinez also scored for the 5-9 Great Danes, and Tim Allen stopped four shots in goal.

For 4-7-2 Hartwick, Marc Russell scored the goal, and Tom Buckner was credited with one save.

UAlbany 0 2 — 2

Hartwick 1 0 — 1

UAlbany scoring: Ivan Martinez 1-0, Brandon Wilson 1-0, Quintel Gates 0-1, Pomare Te Anau, 0-1. Hartwick scoring: Marc Russell 1-0, Cleyon Brown 0-1.

Goalkeepers: UAlbany, Tim Allen, 4 saves; Hartwick, Tom Buckner, 1 save.


TROY — Sophomore Rob Dewald extended his personal scoreless streak to more than 600 minutes as the Engineers played to a scoreless draw with the Thoroughbreds in a Liberty League game at Renwyck Field.

RPI (4-1-2, 8-3-4) is unbeaten in seven straight games. Dewald made four saves. Skidmore (3-2-1, 9-4-2) got nine saves from keeper Eli Kisselbach.

Skidmore 0 0 0 0 — 0

RPI 0 0 0 0 — 0

Goalkeepers: Skidmore, Eli Kisselbach, 9 saves; RPI, Rob Dewald, 4 saves.

Field hockey


SCHENECTADY — Kealy Chipman and Shawna Pinsonault highlighted a three-goal second half with a goal and an assist each to pace the Spartans over the Dutchwomen at Frank Bailey Field.

Kristy Pinkham also scored for 13-2 Castleton State.

Emily Finnerman scored for 6-8 Union.

Castleton State 0 3 — 3

Union 1 0 — 1

Castleton State scoring: Kristy Pinkham 1-0, Kealy Chipman 1-1, Kealy Chipman 1-1, Rachel Pinsonault 0-1. Union scoring: Emily Finneran 1-0, Ali Flake 0-1.

Goalkeepers: Castleton State, Jessica Galatioto, 6 saves; Molly McCune, 8 saves.

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