National gay and lesbian civil rights leader to speak at Clarkson Tuesday
POTSDAM -- Shane L. Windmeyer, one of the foremost educators on sexual orientation issues, will speak at Clarkson University from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, in the Cheel Campus Center Cheel Barben Rooms. The public is invited to attend.
Parents of Lisbon class of 2011 to host spaghetti dinner on Oct. 12
LISBON – A spaghetti dinner sponsored by the Lisbon Central senior parents class of 2011, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 12 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the school.
Takeouts are available. Cost of dinner is $7.
St. Lawrence ranks 28th in Division III, 46th overall in NCSA power rankings
St. Lawrence University has been ranked 28th among NCAA Division III schools and ranks 46th overall among all NCAA institutions in the NCSA Athletic Recruiting 2010 Power Rankings.
The NCSA (National Collegiate Scouting Association) Athletic Recruiting Collegiate Power Rankings assess the academic and athletics standards of all NCAA athletic programs across the country. The rankings include the top 100 in each NCAA Division and the top 100 overall. Fewer than six percent of colleges and universities earn a spot in the NCSA top 100.
Results of the Friday's Clarkson Volleyball Invitational; Saturday schedule
Friday, October 8
RIT 3, Elizabethtown 0 (25-14, 25-20, 25-15)
RIT was able to stay out of any prolonged slumps against the Blue Jays, not allowing Elizabethtown to record back-to-back points until 15 serves into the match up. The Tigers were able to keep the Jays out of system while on the serve, forcing them into 10 reception errors in the match up and numerous unclean attempts.
RIT was led by Jessica Schaffer's 16 kills, and Christina Worth added in 33 assists and four aces. Rebecca Moore also contributed seven kills and 11 digs.
Knights fall late to Union in men's soccer
Despite one of its best efforts of the season, the Clarkson University Men’s Soccer team came up short in its return to Hantz Turf Field as Union College scored the game’s only goal late in regulation to gain a 1-0 victory in Liberty League play on Friday afternoon.
Playing on its home turf for the first time since mid-September, Clarkson played a strong game against conference frontrunner Union, out shooting the Dutchmen 9-7, including a 7-2 margin in the first half. Union, however, connected on its last shot of the game to pull out the victory.
Rapid fire goals lead Saints to 3-0 win over Skidmore in men's soccer
St. Lawrence University's men's soccer team scored three goals in a span of a little over nine minutes in the first half and went on to post a 3-0 Liberty League soccer victory over Skidmore at Sandy MacAllaster Field Friday afternoon.
The Saints improve to 7-2-1 overall and 2-0-1 in league play heading into a Saturday match with Union while Skidmore is now 5-5-2, 0-2-1 going into a Saturday game at Clarkson.
Saints fall to 'Jackets field hockey in OT
A St. Lawrence University goal in the 57th minute of regulation forced overtime, but the University of Rochester Yellowjackets rebounded with a game-winning score in the extra session's third minute to take the conference game 2-1.
The Saints move to 2-2 in league play, 4-5 overall, while the yellowjackets improve to 3-1, 10-2 overall.
Skidmore hands Saints 1-0 overtime loss in women's soccer
Elena Stansky scored on a header off a long pass 6:08 into overtime to lift Skidmore College to a 1-0 Liberty League women's soccer victory over St. Lawrence in Saratoga Springs on Friday.
Help Saints volleyball dig pink on Oct. 19th
The St. Lawrence University volleyball program has taken on an incredible initiative. Teaming up with the Side-Out Foundation, the Saints will host the 1st Annual Dig Pink event on Tuesday, October 19th during the team's match against Clarkson University.
"The Athletic Department is honored to host Dig Pink to help raise money and awareness for such a worthy cause," Director of Athletics Margie Strait said. "I encourage everyone to come to the gym to cheer on the Saints Volleyball team and support this important fund raiser."
Potsdam's women's soccer falls at New Paltz
The SUNY Potsdam women's soccer team suffered a 3-0 setback Friday at New Paltz in a State University of New York Athletic Conference match.
The Bears (9-5 overall, 1-4 SUNYAC) played a strong first half, but were unable to duplicate the performance in the second as the Hawks scored three times in an 11-minute span starting at the 65th minute.
"We were comfortable the whole game, but really made one mistake and it cost us dearly," Potsdam coach Tim Moody said. "The first goal usually dictates the rest of the game ... it was disappointing and frustrating."