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Satur­day’s Re­sults

Mor­risville State Foot­ball

Vis­it­ing Mor­risville State Col­lege foot­ball with­stood a sec­ond half rally by host Utica Col­lege Satur­day af­ter­noon, as they closed out the sea­son with their sec­ond straight Em­pire 8 vic­tory be­hind a 37-35 de­feat of the Pioneers on their home field. The Mus­tangs wrap up the sea­son with a 4-6 over­all record, post­ing a 2-5 slate within con­fer­ence play. Mor­risville State jumped out to a 17-0 lead af­ter the open­ing half, be­fore Utica was able to get on the board and trade scores with the Mus­tangs through­out the third quar­ter, send­ing it into the fi­nal frame with a 31-21 vis­i­tor ad­van­tage. The Mus­tangs broad­ened the gap early in the fourth for the 37-21 lead, but two straight scores by the Pioneers made it a 37-35 ball game with just over four min­utes re­main­ing on the clock. With just three sec­onds to go, Utica lined up on the Mus­tangs 18 yard line for a 35 yard field goal at­tempt, but the ball hooked and sailed wide left of the up­right to give Mor­risville State the heart stop­ping vic­tory.

Col­gate Women’s Vol­ley­ball

Col­gate vol­ley­ball ended the reg­u­lar sea­son on a re­mark­able run, win­ning seven of their last eight games and capped it off with a 3-0 vic­tory over the Lafayette Leop­ards Sun­day af­ter­noon at Cot­terell Court. The Raiders strong fin­ish to the sea­son and im­pres­sive RPI keeps them in con­tention for a spot in the re­cently re-formed Na­tional In­vi­ta­tional Vol­ley­ball Cham­pi­onship (NIVC).

Col­gate Women’s Ice Hockey

Bre­anne Wil­son- Ben­nett (Markham, On­tario) scored the game-win­ning goal with 2:35 re­main­ing in reg­u­la­tion Satur­day night as the Raiders com­pleted

the week­end sweep of the New Hamp­shire Wild­cats with a 2-1 win at the Whit­te­more Cen­ter.

The Raiders ex­tended their cur­rent win­ning streak to four games with the win as they com­pleted their fifth week­end sweep of the sea­son in the vic­tory. The Raiders im­prove to 11-1-0 with their fourth con­sec­u­tive win while the Wild­cats lose for the sec­ond straight game to fall to 6-3-3.

Fri­day’s Re­sults

Col­gate Men’s Soc­cer

The Col­gate men’s soc­cer team erased a 2-0 deficit in the fi­nal 20 min­utes of reg­u­la­tion to force over­time at top-seeded Loy­ola be­fore ju­nior Steven DeLeo scored the game-win­ning goal in the 98th minute to se­cure a dra­matic 3-2 over­time win in the Pa­triot League Semi­fi­nals Fri­day night.

Mor­risville State Women’s Ice Hockey

The Mor­risville State Women’s Ice Hockey team es­caped late pres­sure by the host Vik­ings of Salem State for a 3-2 Colo­nial Hockey Con­fer­ence (CHC) road win on Fri­day night. With the win, the Mus­tangs go to 5-0 over­all and 3-0 in CHC play, while SalemS­tate falls to 0-3 over­all and in con­fer­ence play.

Col­gate Men’s Bas­ket­ball

The Col­gate men’s bas­ket­ball team­put up a strong fight in its sea­son opener at 2014 Na­tional Cham­pion UConn Fri­day night as the Raiders stayed within five of the Huskies in the fi­nal min­utes be­fore UConn pulled away late for a 7058 win. Three Raiders fin­ished in dou­ble-fig­ures, led by sopho­more Will Ray­man’s 19 points. Se­nior Jor­dan Swop­shire chipped in 14 points and a team-best nine re­bounds, while firstyear Jor­dan Burns added 11 points in his col­le­giate de­but.

Mor­risville State Women’s Vol­ley­ball

The Mor­risville State Women’s Vol­ley­ball team’s his­toric sea­son came to end on Fri­day evening as the Mus­tangs feel in three sets to Clark­son Univer­sity in the open­ing round of the NCAA Di­vi­sion III Na­tional Tour­na­ment.

Col­gate Men’s Ice Hockey

The Col­gate men’s ice hockey team earned a hard fought vic­tory Fri­day night at Class of 1965 Arena as the Raiders took down the No. 5/5 Har­vard Crim­son, 2-1, for their sec­ond straight win over a ranked op­po­nent and to ex­tend their un­beaten streak to six games. Last week, the Raiders de­feated then-No. 11/12 Quin- nip­iac be­fore fol­low­ing that up with an up­set of the No. 5/5 Crim­son in front of their home crowd. Col­gate re­mains un­beaten at home with the vic­tory, im­prov­ing to 4-0-2 in six games at the Class of 1965 Arena.

Col­gate Women’s Bas­ket­ball

Col­gate is 1-0. Not since 2009 have the Raiders been able to say that on the women’s bas­ket­ball front, but head coach Bill Cleary’s charges fought their way through a see-saw af­fair to top­ple Cani­sius 70-63 Fri­day night.

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