The SUNY Cobleskill women’s cross country team captured their eighth consecutive North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) by posting a team total of 25 points to better a field of 12 teams at the league’s 2016 championship meet hosted by Lancaster Bible College in Lancaster Pa. Freshman Emma Bayuk, Sandy Hook, Conn., Newtown High School, captured the league’s individual title by completing the 6000-meter course in a time of 23:21.22 to better the 92-runner field.
The Fighting Tiger men’s cross country team posted a team score of 79 points to finish in third place in a 12-team field at the 2016 NEAC Cross Country Championships hosted by Lancaster Bible College in Lancaster, Pa. . Junior Anthony Bouchard, Wantagh, N.Y., Wantagh High School, earned First Team All-NEAC honors to lead Cobleskill by completing the 8000-meter course in a time of 27:22.22 to place third overall in a field of 102-runners.
Junior Morgan O’Sullivan, Killingworth, Conn., Middletown High School, led the Fighting Tiger Western Equestrian team to a first place finish and a second place finish in the opening Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) events of the season at Morrisville State College . O’Sullivan captured High Point Rider honors in both competitions to open the season.
The women’s soccer team closed the 2016 by splitting a pair of conference home contests over the weekend falling to SUNY Polytechnic Institute by a score of 4-0 then defeating Wilson College by a 2-0 margin. Junior forward Morganne Dick, Johnstown, N.Y., Johnstown High School, scored the game winning goal versus the Phoenix as the Fighting Tigers closed the year with a 7-11 overall record including a 3-10 mark in NEAC play.
The Fighting Tiger men’s soccer team won one-of-three contests during the week defeating Yeshiva University on the road night 6-4 in non-conference play prior to losing a pair of NEAC home games over the weekend falling to SUNY Polytechnic Institute 5-1 before losing to Wilson College 3-2. Cobleskill is currently 8-8-2 overall including a 5-6-2 mark in league action. Senior forward David Vosatka, Schenevus, N.Y., Schenevus High School, had a pair of goals and an assist in the win over Yeshiva for Cobleskill.
The Fighting Tiger women’s volleyball team closed their 2016 season evening by dropping a 3-0 home decision to the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) by set scores of 25-22, 25-22 and 25-16. Sophomore setter Mackenzie Holbert, Sauquoit, N.Y., New Hartford High School/Herkimer Community College, had a game high 16 assists for the Orange & Black who closed the year with a 9-18 overall record.
The Cobleskill women’s swimming & diving team dropped a 103-84 decision to visiting William Patterson University at the Bouck Hall Natatorium to fall to 0-2 overall on the year. The Fighting Tigers received an individual win in the 500-yard freestyle from freshman Michelle Moffet, Staten Island, N.Y., Saint John Villa Academy, in a time of 7:10.28
The men’s swimming & diving team lost a 117-93 decision to visiting William Patterson University at the Bouck Hall Natatorium to fall to 0-2 overall on the year. Sophomore diver Sam Datri, Ravena, N.Y., Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School, posted an 11-dive total score of 408.35 points to win the event for the Fighting Tigers
The hunt seat equestrian team posted a team score of 24 points place eighth overall in a field of 11 teams at an Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Zone 2 Region 3 show hosted by Skidmore College at the Van Lennep riding Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
UPCOMING HOME EVENTS:
Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving vs. Sarah Lawrence & Mount Saint Vincent 11/5
Women’s Basketball vs. MCLA 11/15, Southern Vermont College 11/22
Men’s Basketball vs. SUNY Polytechnic Institute 11/30