CANTON Freshman goalie Devan Olschewske recorded 20 saves in her collegiate debut to help SUNY Potsdam capture a 10-8 victory over SUNY Canton in a nonconference womens lacrosse game Friday.
Bailey Weigel produced a team-high three points on two goals and an assist for the Bears (2-2), while Margaret Wall, Mariah Pierce and Michelle Varney added two goals apiece.
Tressa Goolden scored three goals, and Keeley Rice generated two goals and three assists for the Roos (1-3).
Olschewskes save total is the highest for a SUNY Potsdam goalie in more than three years.
ST. LAWRENCE 7-7, ROCHESTER 1-6
Joe Riley pitched a gem in game one and the Saints received a 3-for-3 performance from Mic Regan to complete the sweep of the Yellowjackets (2-8, 0-2) to open their Liberty League schedule in Rochester.
Riley surrendered his first earned run and issued his first walk of the season, but allowed just two hits while striking out six in a seven-inning complete game for St. Lawrence (5-4, 2-0).
Riley, a senior from Liverpool, improved to 3-0 with 24 strikeouts in 21 innings this season.
Regan singled three times and drove in two runs for the Saints in game two.
PENN STATE-ABINGTON 6, SUNY CANTON 2
Tim Kreiling scattered eight hits across eight innings and struck out four to pick up the win for Penn State-Abington (3-6) in a nonconference game at Abington, Pa.
Braden Griffin doubled, singled, and launched a solo home run in a 3-for-4 effort for SUNY Canton (6-6). Kyle Sacks drove in a run and Jess Barton singled twice.
The teams are scheduled for a doubleheader at noon today in the same location.
CLARKSON FINISHES FLORIDA TRIP
Sophomore Tirzah Smith went 2-for-3 with three runs batted in as the Golden Knights produced their highest run total of their inaugural season in a 12-6 nonconference loss to Alfred State (3-8) in Fort Myers, Fla.
Clarkson was then held to one hit in a 13-0 loss Wisconsin-Platteville (8-6) to close out its early season Florida trip with a 0-12 record.
In other area softball action Friday, SUNY Potsdam opened its season by dropping a pair of games in Cleremont, Fla.
Jordan Ott supplied the only two hits for the Bears in their 11-0 loss to Amherst College. Potsdam then lost a 5-0 game to Rutgers-Camden.
TRACK AND FIELD
SAINTS STUFF TROPHY CASE
All-Americans Amy Cymerman and Divia Biswall were named the Liberty League womens indoor Track Performer of the Year and Field Performer of the Year, respectively, on Friday.
Harrison Sloan of the mens team was named the Liberty Leagues Track Performer of the Year, and Brian Kane was named Co-Field Performer of the Year.
Lisa Grohn from the SLU womens squad shared Rookie of the Year honors.
Kate Curran of the womens team and John Newman from the mens team, along with their respective assistants, were honored with the Coaching Staff of the Year awards.