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Fighting Tiger Weekly Recap

Written By Editor on 9/6/17 | 9/6/17

The SUNY Cobleskill men’s golf team opened the season in impressive fashion on Friday by winning their own 2017 SUNY Cobleskill Jug Classic for the fourth consecutive year. The Fighting Tigers posted a score of 43-over par 323 to better the six-team field. The event was once again held at the par 70/6163 yard Cobleskill Golf & Country Club in Cobleskill, N.Y. Cobleskill was led by senior Dylan Mulvihill, Clifton Park, N.Y., Shenendehowa, High School, who posted his first career tournament victory firing a score of six-over par 76 to better the 33 player field.
The Fighting Tiger women’s cross country team posted a score of 76 points to place second overall in a six-team field on Saturday at the 2017 Jim Sheehan Invitational hosted by Fitchburg State University at the Doyle Community Park and Conservation Center in Leominster, Mass. Junior Quinn Porter, Ballston Spa, N.Y., Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School, won the individual meet title for the Fighting Tigers by covering the hilly 5000-meter loop in a time of 20:22 to better the 64 runners in the field.
The Cobleskill women’s volleyball team opened the season by taking a pair of matches at the 2017 Blazer Invitational hosted by Elms College in Chicopee, Mass. over the weekend. On Friday the Fighting Tigers topped the Spartans of Castleton State University 3-1 by set scores of: 25-20, 19-25, 25-21 and 25-12 prior to losing to the host Blazers of Elms College on Saturday 3-0 by scores of 25-15, 25-20 and 25-19. Cobleskill then defeated the Falcons of Albertus Magnus College in the tournament finale 3-1 by scores of : 17-25, 25-10, 25-14 and 25-21. Junior setter Mackenzie Holbert, Sauquoit, N.Y., New Hartford/Herkimer Community College, and freshman middle hitter Karyn Knaul, Central Square, N.Y, Paul V. Moore High School, were named to the All-Tournament Team at the event; Holbert for averaging 5.0 assists, 3.8 digs and 1.6 kills per set while Knaul averaged 2.2 kills and 1.0 digs per set, as Cobleskill opened the year with a 2-1 record.
Junior Anthony Bouchard, Wantagh, N.Y., Wantagh High School, placed seventh overall in a 72-runner field at the 2017 Jim Sheehan Invitational hosted by Fitchburg State University at the Doyle Community Park and Conservation Center in Leominster, Mass. on Saturday by completing the hilly 8000-meter course in a time of 28:06. Led by Bouchard the Fighting Tigers recorded a team total of 98 points to finish fifth overall at the event.
The men’s soccer team dropped a pair of non-league home contests during the week falling to Bard College on Friday 3-1 then losing on Sunday to Utica College 1-0 to open the year at 0-2 overall. Freshman midfielder Moussa Bamba, Bronx, N.Y., Fredrick Douglas Academy, scored the Fighting Tigers lone goal of the weekend.
The women’s soccer team opened the season with a pair of non-conference losses dropping a 13-1 road decision to Sage College on Friday evening before falling in their home opener to Alfred State College 9-0 on Sunday afternoon. Freshman midfielder Catherine Funk, Anchorage, Alaska , Yokota High School (Japan), scored the team’s lone goal as the Fighting Tigers open the campaign 0-2.

UPCOMING HOME CONTESTS:
Men’s Soccer vs. Keuka College 9/23, Gallaudet University 10/1, Penn State Berks 10/2
Women’s Soccer vs. Villa Maria 9/17, Keuka College 9/23, Albany College of Pharmacy 9/30
Volleyball vs. SUNY Polytechnic 9/13, Sage College 9/20, Lancaster Bible College

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