BOSTON St. Lawrence University senior Amy Cymerman won the 3,000 meters at the ECAC Division III Indoor Track and Field championships at the Reggie Lewis Track Center on Saturday.
Cymermans winning time was 9 minutes, 55.67 seconds. Teammate Lisa Grohn finished third in the event to help the Saints place third overall with 36 team points, just two behind first-place Amherst.
Carly Stine placed third in the 500 for St. Lawrence and was just fractions of a second shy of matching her school record in the event.
For the St. Lawrence mens team, freshman Joe Smith placed second in the 1,000 and anchored the 3,200 relay team to a fourth-place finish. The SLU mens team placed 11th with 21 team points.
ST. LAWRENCE 8, THEIL 0
Joe Riley scattered three hits over seven innings and shortstop Chris Fernandez went 4-for-5 with four RBIs to lift the Saints to a nonleague season-opening victory in Ft. Meyers, Fla.
Fernandez cleared the bases with a double in the sixth inning to put St. Lawrence up 6-0. Riley struck out five in the shutout.
JEFFERSON CC 5-8, HARFORD CC 10-1
Sophomore Kyle Simmons of Watertown pitched a complete-game two-hitter to help the Cannoneers split a doubleheader with Division I Harford CC at Bel Air, Md.
Simmons did not allow a hit until the sixth inning, struck out five and walked two.
Freshman James Smith went 2-for-4 with two doubles and drove in four runs for JCC (2-2). Calder Roggie of Lowville and Chris Ballester each contributed two hits.
In the opener, Emerson Gross finished 3-for-4 with an RBI and Jason Hardie had two hits for the Cannoneers.
SUNY Cantons scheduled season opener against the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford on Saturday in Monroe, N.C., was cancelled.
ST. LAWRENCE 10, NAZARETH 9
Tommy Hovey scored four goals for the second straight game, and Nick Ford made 12 saves to preserve a nonleague upset win over the nationally ranked No. 19 Golden Flyers (1-2) in Rochester.
Conor Healey provided a goal and two assists for St. Lawrence (2-0), which jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first quarter.
CLARKSON 12, SUNY BROCKPORT 7
Mark Nortz, a 2011 Lowville Academy graduate, produced a team-best four points and the Golden Knights scored five unanswered goals in the fourth quarter to secure a nonleague win over the host Golden Eagles (1-2).
Nortz finished with two goals and two assists and was one of four players with multiple goals for Clarkson (1-1).
SUNY POTSDAM 21, ALFRED STATE 1
Senior attacker Rob Kunz, formerly of Immaculate Heart Central, scored a career-high seven points as the Bears cruised to a nonleague victory in Potsdam.
Sophomore Ed Doherty added three goals for SUNY Potsdam (2-0).
Freshmen Casey Boulio and Matt Moran, who graduated last June from Carthage and IHC, respectively, scored two goals apiece for the Bears.
CASTLETON STATE 11, SUNY CANTON 3
Alex Green recorded three goals and two assists as the Spartans (1-1) used a 5-0 third quarter to spoil the nonleague season opener for the Roos in Castleton, Vt.
Ryan Cardiff, Jason Thompson and Garrett DiTullio each scored for SUNY Canton.
CLARKSON 10, KEUKA 8
Former Watertown High standout Ashley Flick scored the game-winning goal with seven minutes left to lift the Golden Knights to a nonleague victory over Keuka (0-1) in Penn Yan.
Paige Fayette, who graduated from Indian River last June, scored to tie the game at eight apiece with 10 minutes left for Clarkson (1-1).
Fayette finished with a game-high four goals while former Immaculate Heart Central star, Christine Wright, generated two goals and three assists.
UTICA 7, SUNY POTSDAM 6
Megan Kane scored the game-winning goal with eight seconds left to power the Pioneers (2-1) to a nonleague victory over the Bears in Potsdam.
Michelle Varney scored twice to lead SUNY Potsdam (1-1), which allowed three unanswered goals over the final 18 minutes.