Second-half goals by Jessica Ott and Katie Lonsky erased a two-goal deficit, but Hartwick College lost, 3-2, in overtime to Ithaca College in an Empire 8 Conference field hockey game Wednesday at a drizzly Wright Stadium.
Hartwick (4-4, 2-1) tied the score at 2, when Lonsky scored off an assist from Kelsey Kimble with 2 minutes, 33 seconds left in regulation.
Ithaca (5-4, 2-1) scored the winner with 1:35 left in overtime. Julia Conroy beat Hartwick goalie Megan Campbell on a hard shot.
The Bombers’ Danielle Coiro scored the game’s first two goals, the latter coming five minutes into the second half. Ott made it a one-goal game six minutes later. Kimble also assisted on that goal.
Ithaca held advantages of 15-12 in shots and 9-7 in penalty corners. Campbell finished with 12 saves for the Hawks, who host St. John Fisher at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Ithaca 2, Hartwick 0
Kelsey King and Jamie Ruddy scored four minutes apart late in the first half to lift host Ithaca College to Empire 8 Conference victory.
Seventh-ranked Ithaca (9-0, 3-0) outshot the Hawks (3-4-1, 0-2-1), 15-12, and had a 5-3 edge in corner kicks.
King scored in the 35th minute, converting a pass from Ellyn Grant-Keane, who set up Ruddy on a 2-on-1 break in the 39th minute.
Hartwick’s best chance came on a header Mackenzie Shipley in the 66th minute that Bombers goalie Becca Salant saved.
Salant and Hartwick’s Hope Brown each made five saves.
“I thought we played really well today,” Hartwick coach Matt Verni said. “We had a five-minute lapse of concentration where we conceded a couple of goals, but we had a lot of scoring opportunities off of free kicks. Overall, I’m really proud of the efforts that the team gave today and we feel very positive moving forward.”
Hartwick plays host to 23rd-ranked Union at
1 p.m. Saturday.
Delhi 1, Onondaga 0
Nicole Welcome scored to lift SUNY Delhi (4-2-1, 4-1-1) to an NJCAA Region III road win.
Welcome tipped a throughball from Paris Matteo over Onondaga goalie Sophie Jackson with 21:28 remaining.
Delhi goaltender Annie Miller made 10 saves.
Delhi (14-13 will play at Finger Lakes on Saturday. OCC is 8-3.
So. Vermont 2
Mark Gaetano scored the tying goal with 1:23 left in regulation and Tyler Shaw scored the winner five minutes into overtime to give SUNY Cobleskill a non-conference road victory.
Gaetano scored on a breakaway. Shaw scored the winner off a pass from Jon Zapata, who also set up Justin Milian’s goal in the 68th minute.
The Fighting Tigers (2-6-1) will host Gallaudet University at 3 p.m. Saturday in a North Eastern Athletic Conference game.
Southern Vermont is 1-8.
Delhi 3, Onondaga 0
Cherry Valley-Springfield Jake Hoag scored twice to lead visiting SUNY Delhi to a NJCAA Region III victory on the road.
Hoag scored with 34:59 left in the first half to give the Broncos a 1-0 lead. Hoag received a pass from Tom Knowles and shot from 10 yards out, beating Onondaga goalie Ty Downs to the lower right.
Knowles and Hoag scored nine minutes apart in the second half to cap the scoring.
Freshman goalie Zach Erbe, an Oneonta High graduate, made two saves to earn his first college shutout. The Broncos (2-8, 2-6) outshot OCC, 12-3. They next play Finger Lakes Community
College at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Victoria Baxendale had a combined 38 assists, along with eight aces to lead host SUNY Delhi to a split with Herkimer and the Elmira College junior varsity team.
The Broncos (7-8, 2-2) dropped a Mountain Valley Conference match to Herkimer, 25-21, 25-10, 25-19.
Baxendale had 20 assists. Kelly McBreairty finished with 16 digs, and Sarah Piana contributed four assists and three blocks.
Baxendale finished with 18 assists in Delhi’s 25-22, 25-10, 25-15 win over Elmira.
Baxendale also had eight aces, and Emily Miller contributed 10 kills. Hailie Chandler had four kills and four aces, and Shelby Trimboli finished with six kills.
Delhi will travel to Finger Lakes Community College at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Britney Lintner had 23 assists and seven digs to lead visiting Hartwick to a 25-16, 25-22, 25-21 non-conference victory Tuesday.
Hannah Strom had seven kills and four digs, and Brianna Eckert finished with 10 digs. Taylor Vonasek contributed five blocks for the Hawks (4-11), who host Morrisville at 7 p.m. Tuesday in their annual Dig Pink match.
Oneonta State field hockey goalie Tess Tracy earned SUNY Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors for the second straight time.
She had four saves as O-State defeated Cortland, 1-0, marking the first time since 1992 that O-State had defeated Cortland.
Tracy also helped the Red Dragons to a 6-1 win over Oswego on Saturday.
For the season, Tracy is 6-2 with a 1.86 goals against average.