Union College’s Vincent DiCaterino (41) puts pressure on Coast Guard quarterback Ethan Goldcamp during a recent game. (Photo submitted)
Vincent DiCaterino (Broadalbin-Perth) tallied one solo tackle and assisted on two other tackles to help Union College to a 30-6 victory over St. Lawrence at Frank Bailey Field on Saturday.
DiCaterino, a 6-foot-2, 235-pound sophomore defensive end, also caused a forced fumble and is a main reason why the Dutchmen are 5-1 overall, including a 1-0 mark in Liberty League play.
For the season, DiCaterino has 18 solo tackles and six assists in six games. He also leads the Dutchmen in sacks with six resulting in minus 55 yards.
Also, DiCaterino was honored recently when he was named ECAC Division III North Defensive Player of the Week for his three-sack performance in Union’s 28-27 victory over Morrisville State.
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Jack Derby (Fonda-Fultonville), a 6-foot-3, 250-pound sophomore defensive end, recorded a sack and forced a fumble to propel Utica to a 28-24 victory over Hartwick in an Empire 8 Conference game at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium.
Utica is currently 2-3 overall with a 1-2 mark in Empire 8 action.
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Cassandra Robataille (Amsterdam), needed to record just one save to help the Hartwick College women’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Alfred University.
Robitaille, a transfer student from Sage Colleges, has started in nine of 13 games this season. She also has four shutouts.
Hartwick is currently 9-4 overall with a 4-1 record in Empire 8 play.
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Jacob Bunker (Broadalbin-Perth) has played in 10 games for the Cobleskill men’s soccer team this season.
Bunker, a freshman defender, has logged in 546 minutes and has one assist.
The Fighting Tigers are currently 3-8 on the season.
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Griffin Goodemote (Broadalbin-Perth) enjoyed his best game as a collegiate player on Sept. 26 — compiling two goals and an assist in Sage Colleges’ 6-1 victory over MCLA.
Goodemote is a freshman forward.
Also on the Sage Colleges squad is freshman Stephen Spraker (Broadalbin-Perth). Spraker has fired three shots on goal this season.
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The Sage Colleges’ women’s volleyball team made the trip to New Jersey to face Nazareth College and Stevens Institue of Technology in a pair of Empire 8 matches on Saturday. Sage dropped a 3-1 (22-25, 25-17, 25-23, 25-15) decision to Nazareth, before falling to Stevens, 3-0, 25-13, 25-12, 25-9.
The day was senior day at Stevens and the Ducks recognized two Sage seniors, including Alyssa Nellis (Johnstown).
Against Nazareth, Nellis finished with 11 setting assists to go with her pair of aces and kill.
Leading Sage was sophomore middle hitter Miranda Nethaway (Fonda-Fultonville) as she racked up nine kills. Junior setter Brittany Orminski (Galway) added 13 setting assists with 10 digs, two block assists with a pair of aces and a kill.
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David Ormiston (Johnstown) is a member of the Oneonta men’s swimming and diving team.
Ormiston, a backstroke specialist, and the Red Dragons will open competition on Saturday in the Hartwick Relays.
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The Marist College baseball team, led by third baseman Andrew Rouse (Amsterdam), was honored for its 2017 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship with a luncheon hosted by the President’s Office recently.
The championship luncheon was a tradition initiated by former Marist President and current President Emeritus Dr. Dennis J. Murray and was continued by current President David Yellen.
The Red Foxes captured their sixth MAAC Championship in 2017, beating the Iona College Gaels 5-1 in the Championship game. Marist advanced to the NCAA Championship for the seventh time in program history, playing in the Gainesville Regional, but fell to the No. 3 Florida Gators 10-6 and the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 4-2.
Rouse finished his junior season, hitting .311 — second best on the squad — and had three home runs and 34 RBIs. He also led the Red Foxes with 13 doubles.
Over the summer, Rouse played in 39 games for the Valley Blue Sox in the NECBL and batted .301 (40-for-133) with three doubles, one triple, one home run, 26 runs scored, 13 RBI, 18 walks and helped the Blue Sox to an NECBL Championship.
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The Logan sisters of Canajoharie, Ariannah and Jordyn, are both members of the Sage women’s soccer team.
Ariannah Logan has four goals on the season, including two game-winners. She also has two assists.
Jordyn Logan has two goals and an assist on the season.
Sage is currently 4-7-1 overall.
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Emily Parslow and the Sage women’s basketball team open 2017-18 play on Nov. 18, appearing in the Gwynedd Mercy Tip-Off Tournament in Gwynedd Valley, Pa. Sage will open against Haverford.
Parslow is coming off a banner sophomore season, averaging 11.6 to help Sage finish with a 20-9 record.
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The SUNY Cobleskill women’s volleyball team returned to North Eastern Athletic Conference action, posting a 3-1 victory versus Cazenovia by set scores of 25-13, 25-22, 22-25, 25-22.
With the win, the Fighting Tigers improve to 6-10 overall, including a 1-4 conference record while Cazenovia falls to 3-18 overall with a 1-4 record in NEAC action.
Sophomore outside hitter Emily Potter (Fort Plain) had 20 digs and 10 kills for Cobleskill.
— Compiled by Paul Antonelli