POTSDAM Mark Provost scored one goal and assisted on another as the St. Lawrence University mens soccer team clinched the Liberty League regular-season title with a 3-0 win over rival Clarkson Saturday.
Seyefe Brouk struck first for the Saints (13-2-2 overall, 7-1 conference) in the fourth minute. Provost scored in the 53rd and Hunt scored in the 65th. Aaron Costello made two saves to shut out Clarkson (3-12, 1-7).
SUNY BROCKPORT 4, SUNY POTSDAM 1
Bobby Ross and Mark Sylvia each scored one goal with one assist as the Golden Eagles (11-1-5) eliminated SUNY Potsdam in a SUNYAC quarterfinal in Brockport.
Chris OGorman and Peter DiLorenzo also scored for SUNY Brockport. Brandon Laurin scored for the Bears (9-9-1).
ST. LAWRENCE 1, CLARKSON 0
Andrea Strauss finished with three saves as the Saints defeated Clarkson (5-12, 3-7) in a Liberty League game in Canton.
Erika Gobeille scored for the Saints (9-4-2, 3-4-1).
ST. LAWRENCE 5, BROWN 1
Alex Moore scored twice to send the Saints (4-6, 3-1) past Brown in an ECAC Hockey game in Appleton Arena.
Brooke Webster, Mel Desrochers and Abbey McRae also scored for the Saints. Ariana Rucker scored for Brown (1-2-1, 0-1-1).
CLARKSON 7, YALE 0
Jamie Lee Rattray and Brittany Styner each scored one goal with three assists, as the Golden Knights shut out Yale (0-4, 0-2) in an ECAC Hockey contest at Cheel Arena.
Cayley Mercer scored one goal with two assists for Clarkson (7-2-2, 2-1-1). Shelby Nisbet, Corie Jacobson, Genevieve Bannon and Carly Mercer also scored for Clarkson. Erica Howe made 22 saves for the shutout.
SUNY POTSDAM 4, ST. MICHAELS 3
Jordan Ott scored one goal and assisted on two others to help the Bears (1-0) win the first game in the renovated Maxcy Hall in a nonconference contest against St. Michaels (0-1).
Izzy Fayerman, Amanda Lucky and Sally Mooney also scored for the Bears, and Brittany Lucky tallied three assists.
STEVENSON 4, SUNY CANTON 2
Molly ONeil, Jessie Capanelli and McKenzie Taggart scored three straight power-play goals in the third period to help host Stevenson (1-0) recover from a 2-1 deficit and defeat SUNY Canton in a nonconference game in Reisterstown, Md.
Abbey Diabo and Jessica Kistabish scored for the Kangaroos (0-1).
NEW ENGLAND 6, SUNY POTSDAM 3
Zeth Zielinski scored two goals and assisted on another as New England College (1-0-1) spoiled the Bears home opener in nonconference play.
Jared Melman, David Goff, Zach Lokey and Sean Sullivan also scored for New England. Dan McCamey, Adam Place and Todd Thomas scored for the Bears (0-2).
SKIDMORE 11, SUNY CANTON 1
Aaron Beck scored two goals with two assists and Tony Giacin also scored two goals as Skidmore (1-0) routed the Kangaroos in a nonconference game in Lake Placid.
Anthony Bird scored one goal with three assists, and Dave Dupuis and Brad Schuler each scored one goal with two assists. Kristian Leach scored for the Kangaroos (0-1-1).
CLARKSON SETS WINS RECORD
Wins over New York University and Nazareth during the second day of the New York Regional Challenge in Rochester helped Clarkson set a school record with 31 wins.
Clarkson (31-6) opened with a 25-20, 25-14, 25-22 sweep of New York and then beat Nazareth 25-4, 25-12, 23-25, 25-20.
Lani Durio led Clarkson with 41 assists against New York. Xiao Liang produced 16 kills against Nazareth.
SAINTS SPLIT AT REGIONAL
Jenna Street led the Saints (21-11) with 11 assists in a 26-24, 25-22, 25-13 win over Rochester in the second day of the New York Regional Challenge in Rochester. SLU later fell to Nazareth 25-15, 25-15, 28-26.
BEARS WIN TWICE
Liza Fields produced 23 overall kills as SUNY Potsdam (15-15) won two matches at the St. John Fisher Tri-Match.
SUNY Potsdam beat St. John Fisher 25-18, 25-22, 25-19 and then topped Alfred 25-23, 25-23, 24-26, 25-16.
JEFFERSON CC ELIMINTATED
The Cannoneers lost all three matches and did not advance to the second day in Region 3 pool play at Niagara County Community College.
Corning CC beat JCC 19-25, 25-14, 25-19 in the first match and dropped the second match to Monroe CC, 20-25, 26-24, 25-23. The Cannoneers (22-16) then lost to the host Thunderwolves, 25-20, 25-19, 25-21.
Ashley Capone generated 26 kills, and 11 service points and was named to the all-tournament team and to the 2nd team in the region. Shelby Contryman amassed 64 assists.
JEFFERSON CC 81, HERKIMER COUNTY CC 71
Alyssa Crosby generated 16 points and eight rebounds, and Jasmine Canady supplied 14 points and nine rebounds, as the Cannoneers beat the Generals in the first round of the Mohawk Valley CC tournament in Utica.
Kathleen Coloney supplied 14 points and Alesha Waterman added 10 for JCC (1-0), which meets Mohawk Valley CC in todays championship that begins at 2. Former Canton standout Emily Rexford scored 14 points for Herkimer County CC.
SLU DOMINATES CHAMPIONSHIP
St. Lawrence men won their 19th straight title and the women their 12th at the Liberty League championship race at Annondale-on-Hudson.
Trevor Bibb finished second overall for SLUs men, which finished with 27 points. RIT was second with 58. Clarkson was fifth with 130.
Amy Cymerman finished second and Ariel Beccia third to lead the SLU women, who tallied 27 points. RPI was second with 57 points. Clarkson tied Union for fifth with 161.
NORWOODS COTEY EIGHTH
Former Norwood-Norfolk standout Emily Cotey finished in eighth overall at the SUNYAC championship race in Oneonta. Cotey raced for SUNY Cortland, which finished third in the team standings with 89 points. SUNY Geneseo won the womens race with 26 points. SUNY Cortland won the mens race with 20 points and SUNY Geneseo was second with 41. SUNY Potsdam finished in 10th in both the mens and womens races.
ST. JOHN FISHER 4, ST. LAWRENCE 2
Marissa Vedella scored two goals to help host St. John Fisher (9-9) in a nonconference game. Elizabeth Cusack and Stacie Skidmore also scored for St. John Fisher.
Lizzy Gendell and Ali Ferenczy scored for the Saints (6-11).
SWIMMING AND DIVING
BEARS SPLIT IN SKIDMORE
Richard Zimmerman and Ty Zapisek each won three events to help the SUNY Potsdam men defeat host Skidmore College, 147-144. Skidmore bested SUNY Potsdam in the womens competition, 163-112.
Zimmerman won the 200-meter freestyle as well as the 500 freestyle and 200 individual medley. Zapisek claimed wins in the 200 butterfly, 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly.
Ghena Binzer won the 100 and 200 breaststrokes for SUNY Potsdam women.