Llanos' 21 points not enough to secure Knights over hot shooting Hamilton
Potsdam, NY – A torrid shooting performance by the visitors combined with a tepid one by the Clarkson University Men’s Basketball team allowed the Hamilton Continentals to come away with a 79-50 victory over the Golden Knights Saturday afternoon at Alumni Gymnasium.
The Golden Knights saw their record fall below .500 for the first time this season, dropping to 11-12 overall and 3-9 in the Liberty League, while Hamilton improved to 14-7 and 8-4. Clarkson closes out the regular season next weekend when it visits Skidmore and Union.
Hamilton limits mistakes in 52-44 win in basketball over Clarkson women
Potsdam, NY - Senior Katie Goldberg (Stowe, VT) scored a team-high 14 points, breaking the school's all-time 3-point field goal mark in the process, but her performance from the outside wasn't enough to lead the Clarkson University Women's Basketball team to a victory, as the Golden Knights dropped a 52-44 decision to Hamilton College Saturday afternoon.
Saints Durham eighth in slalom at Dartmouth Carnival
St. Lawrence University sophomore Ashley-Kate Durham earned her second consecutive eighth-place finish at the 2011 Dartmouth Carnival on Saturday.
Durham, who was eighth in the GS on Friday, posted a combined time of 1:42.13 in the slalom to earn her ninth career top-10 finish. The Timmins, ON native was awarded 33.0 points, helping the Saints women's team finish in sixth position as a squad.
SLU's Vargo posts career-best finish with Nordic ski team at Dartmouth Carnival
St. Lawrence University Nordic skier Steven Vargo picked up a 23rd place finish, the best of his collegiate career, on Saturday at the 2011 Dartmouth Carnival in Hanover, NH.
Vargo led the Saints men's team to seventh place overall in the 20K Classic. The senior captain raced in 1:04:40.2 to earn 24.0 points, while graduate student Zach Wetherell and junior Adam Terko capped the scoring behind 32nd and 33rd place showings.
SUNY Potsdam women, Neumann College battle to 2-2 draw
POTSDAM, N.Y.—The SUNY Potsdam women’s hockey team (8-12-2, 4-10-1 ECAC West) battled the Neumann College Knights (12-6-4, 9-6-2) to a 2-2 draw in a Saturday afternoon ECAC West contest. The Bears got goals from junior captains Stephanie Simons (Stratford, Ontario/Bluewater Hawks) and Annmarie Lewis (Newmarket, Ontario/Aurora Panthers). Neumann’s goal scorers were junior defensemen Brittany Metcalfe (Grand Valley, Ontario) and Kayla Dubowski (Emeryville, Ontario/Windsor Wildcats).
Bears women basketball fall on Senior Day at Maxcy
POTSDAM, N.Y. – The SUNY Potsdam women’s basketball team fought valiantly in the second half, but was ultimately defeated 60-51 against Oswego in a State University of New York Athletic Conference contest at Maxcy Hall’s Jerry Welsh Gymnasium.
Senior Aimee Kellicutt (Lisle, N.Y.) posed a career-high 23 points to go along with six rebounds and four steals for the Bears (3-19 overall, 2-13 SUNYAC), who shot 34.5 percent in the second half compared to 47.8 percent for Oswego.
Bears men’s basketball stopped by Oswego State
POTSDAM, N.Y. – The SUNY Potsdam men’s basketball team stood toe-to-toe with the conference’s first-place team Saturday, but was eventually outlasted in a 53-47 loss against Oswego State in a State University of New York Athletic Conference match-up at Maxcy Hall’s Jerry Welsh Gymnasium.
The Bears (7-15 overall, 6-9 SUNYAC), who entered the day in sixth place in the league, trailed by one after a beautiful back cut and lay-up by senior guard Eddie Cross (Hudson, N.Y.) with 2:59 to play. After the two teams traded baskets, Oswego made it a two-possession game with 14 second left.
Saints down Statesmen for a second time, 66-64
Junior Garrett Sharlow's double-double led the St. Lawrence University men's basketball team to a thrilling 66-64 victory over Hobart College in the Burkman Gymnasium Saturday night.
St. Lawrence, which is the only team to defeat Hobart in league play, improves to an even 11-11 overall with a 7-5 mark in the conference. Hobart moves to 18-5 overall with a 10-2 record in the league.
Herons outlast Saints women's basketball in overtime, 81-76
Led by a junior forward Kristen Kush's 28 points, William Smith posted an 81-76 overtime win against St. Lawrence in the Burkman Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon.
The Saints fall to 17-5 with an 8-4 record in the Liberty League, while the Herons improve to 13-10 with an 8-4 conference record. There is now a three-way tie for first place between St. Lawrence, William Smith and Union.
Three-year-old twins, Brianna and Abigail Auberger of Madrid, recently had fun helping their dad, Joseph Auberger, build a giant snowman in their front yard. Photo submitted by mom, Keenya Taylor.