The SUNY Cobleskill women’s basketball team ended their season evening by losing a 54-42 decision to host Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. in the first round of the 2017 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Championship Tournament. Senior forward Shelby Preston, Ravena, N.Y., Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School, posted her 58thcareer double/double in the contest with 13 points and 11 rebounds as the Fighting Tigers closed the season with a 14-12 overall record.
Sophomore multi-event athlete Zach Haskin, Warnerville, N.Y., Cobleskill-Richmondville High School, posted a Fighting Tiger men’s indoor track & field team record score of 4808 points to win the heptathlon at the 2017 ECAC Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships hosted by Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y. over the weekend. With his effort Haskin qualified for the NCAA Division III Indoor National Championships to be hosted on March 10th and 11th at North Central College in Naperville, Il. Led by Haskin Cobleskill posted a team score of 10 points to place tied for 25th among the 48 teams competing at the meet.
The Fighting Tigers women’s softball team opened the 2017 season by winning one-of-four contests at the 2017 Virginia Wesleyan Beach Blast hosted by Virginia Wesleyan College over the weekend at the Princess Anne Athletic Complex in Virginia Beach, Va. The Fighting Tigers dropped their tournament opener to the Bears of Saint Joseph’s College of Brooklyn by an 11-0 margin then defeated the Gators of Notre Dame College of Maryland 13-5. the Orange & Black lost to the Chargers of Lancaster Bible College by a 3-1 score before falling in the tournament’s final game to the Bearcats of Baruch College by a 9-7 margin. Freshman outfielder Quesha Sells, Cobleskill, N.Y., Cobleskill-Richmondville High School, went batted .429 for the weekend going 6-for-14 at the plate with three runs scored and two RBIs.
UPCOMING HOME CONTESTS:
Softball vs. SUNY Polytechnic 3/29, Morrisville State 4/1, Cazenovia College 4/2, Sage College 4/4
Lacrosse vs. Wells College 4/1, SUNY Polytechnic 4/8
Men’s Golf hosts the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Classic on 4/8 & 4/9 at the Cobleskill Golf & Country Club
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