The SUNY Cobleskill women’s basketball team won two-of-three road games this week to improve their overall record to 8-7 including a 4-4 mark in North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) action. The Fighting Tigers opened the week by losing a non-league contest at Hartwick College in Oneonta, N.Y. on Wednesday before posting NEAC road wins on Saturday at Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pa. by a score of 71-55 and on Sunday at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. by a 61-57 margin. Senior forward Shelby Preston, Ravena, N.Y., Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School, posted a pair of double/doubles in the team’s weekend wins averaging 14.3 points, 13.3 rebounds and 1.5 blocked shots per contest during the week.
The men’s basketball team split a pair of NEAC road contests over the weekend defeating Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pa. on Saturday 82-81 in overtime then falling at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. on Sunday by a 66-59 model. Senior swingman Joel Costello, Middleburgh, N.Y., Middleburgh High School/Tompkins-Cortland Community College, scored with two seconds to play versus Wilson to give the Fighting Tigers the victory as the team improved to 2-12 overall including a 2-6 mark in NEAC play. On the week Costello averaged 11.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game for the Orange & Black.
Sophomore Emily Sugrue, Long Island City, N.Y., The Renaissance Charter School, was the Fighting Tiger women’s swimming & diving team’s top performer in a 122-122 tie versus the visiting Blazers of Elms College on Tuesday afternoon. Sugrue was a winner in three individual events for Cobleskill taking the 50-yard backstroke in 31.18 seconds, the 100-yard freestyle in 59.41seconds and the 50-yard butterfly in 30.58 seconds. With the tie the Fighting Tigers move to 3-6-1 versus head-to-head competition on the year.
The men’s swimming & diving team suffered a 148-117 loss on Tuesday to the visiting Blazers of Elms College to fall to 6-3 overall versus head-to-head competition on the season to date. Junior Sam Datri, Ravena, N.Y., Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School, was a double winner for the Cobleskill taking the one-meter diving event with an 11-dive total of 418.85 points and the 50-yard breaststroke in a time of 31.47 seconds.
UPCOMING HOME CONTESTS:
Men’s Basketball vs. Cazenovia College 1/25, St. Elizabeth 1/28, Penn College 1/29
Women’s Basketball vs. Cazenovia College 1/25, St. Elizabeth 1/28, Penn College 1/29
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