POTSDAM The SUNY Plattsburgh mens lacrosse team used a strong third quarter to defeat Clarkson University 9-7 in a nonconference game Friday night.
Clarkson (5-7 overall) had a 3-2 lead at halftime but the Cardinals outscored the Golden Knights 4-1 in the third quarter to pull away.
Tom Duggan led SUNY Plattsburgh (10-5) with three goals. Brendan Damm and Jack Felter scored two goals for the Cardinals.
Matthew Gold and Mark Nortz both scored twice to pace Clarkson. Peter Goss, Tyler Tomeny and Jack Dowst also tallied goals for the Golden Knights.
ST. LAWRENCE 21, BARD 4
Kara Hurley scored four goals and Julia Mitiguy added three as the Saints (6-6, 4-2) crushed Bard in a Liberty League game in Canton.
Kiera Taussig, Caroline Bailey, Abigail Horan and Jill Carlton each scored twice for SLU with Abigail Owens, Hannah Calvelli, Carly VanTassel, Michaela Maybee, Tori Smith and Emma Garfield adding single goals.
Joanna Regan, Victoria Fleisher, Stephanie LaMont and Lizzy Chemel scored for Bard (3-9, 0-6).
VASSAR 18, CLARKSON 11
Dara Davis scored six goals to help the Brewers (8-4, 3-3) past Clarkson in a Liberty League contest in Potsdam.
Isabelle Goldstein scored four goals and Phoebe Tzannes, Julia Trudell and Sophia Rosetti each added two goals.
Ashley Flick, Emma Jeffery, Christine Wright and Emma Oliver each tallied two goals for Clarkson (4-10, 1-5). Danielle Faivus, Paige Fayette and Kate Dillon also scored for the Golden Knights.
SKIDMORE 6-8, ST. LAWRENCE 4-11
The Saints (8-14, 1-5) outscored Skidmore 8-1 in the final three innings to come back from a 7-3 deficit, earning a split of a Liberty League doubleheader in Saratoga Springs.
Rebecca Allen went 4-for-4 for SLU in game two and Hannah Sears homered. Aisha OConnor went 3-for-5 and Brady Cooper went 3-for-4.
Skidmore (10-14, 4-4) earned the win in game one when Mackenzie Whiting hit a grand slam in the bottom of the seventh inning. Lauren Gorstein went 3-for-3 for Skidmore.
Rebecca Allen and Natasha Bell each supplied two hits for SLU.
JOHNSON STATE 6-1, CLARKSON 1-7
Katie Pelton struck out five and gave up just one run as Clarkson (2-20) took game two to earn a split of a nonconference doubleheader in Johnson, Vt.
Jamie Bridge and Louise Terwilliger each went 2-for-4 and drove in three runs for Clarkson in game two.
Alex Macey led Johnson State (6-13) in game one, allowing only six hits and one run.
PENN STATE HAZLETON 8-3, SUNY CANTON 0-14
Jordan Podkladek was the winning pitcher and also went 2-for-4 to lead the Kangaroos (4-14) past Penn State Hazleton in the second game of a nonconference doubleheader in Hazleton, Pa.
Rhea Coad went 2-for-5, including a home run, and drove in five runs for SUNY Canton in game two. Shannon Dowling and Shaylah Morris also supplied two hits.
Martina Herring won game one for Penn State Hazleton (16-9), allowing only two hits in five innings.
SUNY ONEONTA 8-7, SUNY POTSDAM 0-0
SUNY Oneonta pitchers held the Bears (2-16, 1-5) to only eight total hits, sweeping a SUNYAC doubleheader in Potsdam.
Sabrina DeAngelis struck out 10 in the opener for Oneonta (18-9, 8-3). Rachel Hitt, Katie OFlynn and Anna Husain combined for the shutout in game two. Jamie Whittam and Jenn Brocco produced two-hit games in both contests.
Molly McCuin picked up hits in each game for the Bears and Noelle Rufa went 2-for-3 in game two.
RIT 4-1, ST. LAWRENCE 0-11
Mark Syron went 2-for-3, including a home run, and drove in three runs to help the Saints (12-10, 8-6) salvage a split in a Liberty League doubleheader in Canton.
Zane Fish went 3-for-5 and drove in three runs for SLU in game two and Devin Robson went 2-for-4 with two RBIs.
Brandon Cohall struck out three in a five-hit shutout for the Tigers (15-8, 10-4) in the opener and Walt Roman went 4-for-4.
SUNY CANTON 6-7, ALFRED STATE 4-9
Kyle Sacks produced two hits and drove in two runs as SUNY Canton (13-13) won game one of a nonconference doubleheader against the Pioneers in Alfred. Alfred State (7-21) earned the split with a win in game two.
Austin Hernandez, Chris Jones, Jesse Barton and Jeremy Baez also supplied two hits in the opener for the Kangaroos. Jordan Hunneyman went 2-for-4 and drove in three runs in game two while Kevin Hill added two hits.
Austin Baker led the Pioneers in game two, going 2-for-2 and driving in three runs.
SLUS WHELAN TIED FOR LEAD
St. Lawrence Universitys Jack Whelan shot a 1-under-par 71 on the first day of the Joseph Palamountain Invitational to tie Rensselaers Michael Souliotis for the lead in Wilton.
RPI leads the team event with 297 strokes. Clarkson and SLU are tied for fourth at 314 strokes. Clarksons Rob Wood is tied for sixth at 75 strokes.