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Area colleges: Hobart bounces RPI for Liberty title

Area colleges: Hobart bounces RPI for Liberty title

Richie Bonney scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to pace Hobart over Rensselaer Polytechnic In

Richie Bonney scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to pace Hobart over Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 72-62, in the championship game of the Liberty League men’s basketball tournament Saturday at Bristol Gym.

Stefan Thompson and Joe Gibbons added 18 points apiece for the 21-6 Statesmen, who earn the league’s automatic bid into the NCAA tournament.

Hobart made 26 of 31 shots from the free-throw line, compared to just 5-for-8 for RPI.

Eric Hatton and Jamie Zajac scored 12 and 10 points, respectively, for the 17-10 Eng­ineers.


Zajac 4-0-10, Farley 2-1-7, Martin 3-1-7, Harrington 2-2-6, Gendron 1-0-2, Hatton 5-1-12, Keefe 4-0-9, White 3-0-6, Hatcher 2-0-4. Totals: 26-75 5-8 63.


Bonney 8-6-22, Thompson 6-5-18, Gibbons 5-8-18, Rehbaum 2-4-8, Blanding 1-1-4, Davis 0-2-2. Totals: 22-59 26-31 72.

Halftime: RPI, 32-24. Three-point goals: Zajac 2, Farley 2, Hatton, Keefe, Thompson, Blanding.


ALBANY — Junior center Dominykas Milka recorded his 16th double-double of the season with 26 points and 14 rebounds, and the Golden Knights (10-11, 13-12) made 25 of 26 shots from the line to beat AIC in a Northeast-10 Conference game at Nolan Gymnasium.


Schmidkunz 6-0-17, Hudson 6-1-15, Braithwaite 3-3-10, Campbell 3-2-8, Perrier 3-0-8, Jabeteh 1-0-3, Gutridge 1-0-2. Totals: 23-62 2-8 63.


Milka 8-10-26, Sayre 8-4-20, Pope 3-4-12, Mundweiler 1-3-5, Dorgler 0-4-4, Thomas 2-0-4. Totals: 22-50 25-26 71.

Halftime: Saint Rose, 40-38. Three-point goals: Schmidkunz 5, Hudson 2, Perrier 2, Jabateh, Braithwaite, Pope 2.

Women’s basketball


ALBANY — Sophomore forward Krista Ferrentino poured in 26 points, and freshman guard Ebony Easter contributed 15 points on 9-for-10 shooting from the free-throw line to spark the Yellow Jackets over the Golden Knights in a Northeast-10 Conference game at Nolan Gymnasium.

Saint Rose (6-15, 9-16) turned the ball over 21 times.

Freshman guard Nicole Bini and sophomore forward Mariah Lesure scored nine points each for the Golden Knights.


Ferrentino 11-4-26, Easter 3-9-15, Noble 2-0-5, Bishop 2-0-5, da Costa 0-2-2, Tepley 1-0-2. Totals: 19-55 15-17 55.


Bini 3-0-9, Lesure 3-3-9, Polce 3-2-8, Simmons 3-1-7, Sanchez 2-0-4, O’Shea 1-0-3, Trapp 1-0-3, Walton 1-1-3, Glanzman 1-0-2. Totals: 18-47 7-12 48.

Halftime: AIC, 30-24. Three-point goals: Bishop, Noble, Bini 3, Trapp, O’Shea.

Men’s lacrosse


PHILADELPHIA — Despite nine points from Lyle Thompson, the 16th-ranked Great Danes fell to the Red Dragons.

Both teams are 1-1.

Thompson scored three goals and added six assists for the Great Danes, who took leads of 7-1 and 10-3 before the Dragons started their comeback.

The Dragons eventually built a 19-15 advantage, but the Danes pulled within 19-18 before Drexel scored the clincher by Aaron Prosser with 42 seconds left.

Ben McIntosh and Nick Triz­ano scored four goals each for the Dragons.

Ryan Geuerstein tallied four times, and Will Fuller added three goals for the Danes, who also got 11 saves from goalkeeper Blaze Riorden.

UAlbany 7 3 3 6 — 19

Drexel 1 4 9 6 — 20

UAlbany scoring: Ryan Feuerstein 4-0, Lyle Thompson 3-6, Will Fuller 3-0, Miles Thompson 2-1, Matt Garziano 2-1, Mike Woods 2-1, Ty Thompson 1-2, Will Stenberg 1-0, Dough Eich 1-0, Derrick Eccles 0-1, Matt Mackenzie 0-1. Drexel scoring: Ben McIntish 4-2, Nick Trizano 4-2, Aaron Prosser 3-3, Ryan Belka 3-2, Frank Fusco 3-0, Robert Church 2-3, Nick Saputo 1-0, Andrew Vivian 0-1.

Goalies: UAblany, Blaze Riorden, 11 saves; Drexel, Will Gabrielsen, 18 saves.


LOUDONVILLE — Junior Kyle Curry scored the game-winning goal to cap off his first career hat trick, and the Saints spotted the Bearcats the first four goals before rallying for a non-conference win at Siena Turf Field.

Curry, who missed all of last season due to injury, tied a career-high with four points. He gave the Saints (1-2) their first lead of the day at 8-7 early in the fourth, and after Binghamton (0-1) tied it back up, fired home the game-winner with 7:07 remaining.

Colin Clive added a hat trick for the Saints which rallied from an early hole as the Bearcats struck four times within the first 10 minutes.

Siena scored five of the next six goals, but Michael Antinozzi completed the first-half hat trick scoring with just six seconds remaining to give Binghamton a 7-5 lead at the break.

Binghamton 5 2 0 1 — 8

Siena 2 3 2 2 — 9

Binghamton scoring: Mike Antinozzi 3-0, Matt Springer 2-0, Tucker Nelson 1-2, Tyler Perrelle 1-1, Shane Warner 1-0. Siena scoring: Kyle Curry 3-1, Colin Clive 3-0, Nate Barry 1-0, Thomas Shoener 1-1, Danny Martinsen 1-0, Richie Hurley 0-1, Conor Prunty 0-1.

Goalies: Binghamton, Matt Sharp, 10 saves; Siena, Max Schefler, 13 saves.


TROY — Sophomore Michael Schreck’s goal with six seconds left in overtime lifted the Red Hawks over the Engineers in RPI’s season opener at East Campus Stadium.

Schreck, Kenneth Bogart and Joel Van Der Wal scored two goals apiece for the 2-0 Red Hawks.

Wes Rudy, Brett Overend and Patrick Finn scored twice each for RPI.

Montclair State 1 5 3 0 1 — 10

RPI 2 3 2 2 0 —  9

Montclair State scoring: Kenneth Bogert 2-1, Michael Schreck 2-1, Joel Van Der Wal 2-0, Zach Schreck 1-0, Michael Jevic 1-1, Marc Scoran 1-0, Sam Morrissey 1-0. RPI scoring: Wes Rudy 2-0, Brett Overend 2-0, Patrick Finn 2-1, Eric Valero 1-0, David Hey 1-1, Colin Fourtuner 1-1, Caey Colligan 0-1.

Goalies: Montclair State, Michael Dorn, 12 saves; Andrew Bryant, 0 saves; RPI, Alex Castronovo, 3 saves; James Manchester, 2 saves.


SARATOGA SPRINGS — Phil Russo scored four times as the Raptors beat the Thoroughbreds in the season opener for both teams on snowy Wachenheim Field.

JP Sullivan and Mike Perlow scored three goals apiece for the Thoroughbreds.

Babson 1 5 2 6 — 14

Skidmore 3 3 1 2 — 9

Babson scoring: Phil Russo 4-0, Kyle Barsalou 2-0, Scott Schachter 2-0, Alex Patinkin 1-2, Spencer Low 1-2, Scott Doten 1-0, Brendan Coan 1-0-, Mike McStravock 1-0, Alex Bunick 1-0, Brad Bero 0-1. Skidmore scoring: JP Sullivan 3-1, Mike Perlow 3-0, Sam Lawfer 2-0, Bryan Connolly 1-1, Sean Fosse 1-0, Matt Ohara 0-1.

Goalies: Babson, James Whalen, 11 saves; Skidmore, Matt Diaco, 14 saves.



COLUMBIA, S.C. — The fifth-ranked Gamecocks (3-1) scored three runs in the third inning and beat the 0-3 Great Danes in the first game of a three-game set.

Junior Josh Nethway belted a homer, and Adam Mund contributed two hits for UAlbany.

The teams will play a double-header today.


WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — The Tribe broke through for six runs in the fifth inning to beat the Saints.

Siena starter Justin Brantley coasted through the first four innings, allowing only one hit and striking out three. But the Tribe put together six hits in the big fifth inning.

Andres Ortiz and Larry Balkwill homered for the Saints. Ortiz and Mike Fish had two hits apiece.

The same teams will square off in a double-header this morning at 11.



JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Siena pitchers gave up 22 runs, 34 hits and 12 walks while being swept in their season-opening double-header.

Stephanie Viggiano had three hits and three RBI to lead the Saints.

Men’s hockey


ROCHESTER — Second-seeded Williston State beat the third-seeded Vikings in the semifinals of the NJCAA national tournament.

William Huber scored the lone goal for 12-7 HVCC.

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