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Dullea Among SUNY Plattsburgh

All-Conference Lax Selections

FREDONIA - Five members of the Plattsburgh State men’s lacrosse team were honored as the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) announced its 2012 All-Conference Team earlier this week, including former St. Lawrence Central standout Charlie Dullea, who received Second Team status.

The five all-conference selections mark a program-high for the Cardinals, who have had three All-SUNYAC honorees in each of the previous four seasons.

After receiving honorable mention recognition in his rookie season, Dullea grabs back-to-back all-conference honors with a spot on the second team. The Brasher Falls native has two goals and two assists in 11 games for the Cardinals. Dullea has 21 groundballs and 22 caused turnovers.

Phillips receives the first All-SUNYAC award of his career after becoming an integral part of the defense in his second season with the Cardinals. Phillips has appeared in all 17 games and has 23 groundballs and 20 caused turnovers. The junior out of Levittown, N.Y. has helped anchor a defense that has is third in the conference, allowing 8.47 goals per game.

The third-seeded Cardinals begin postseason play Wednesday as they travel to No. 2 Geneseo for the SUNYAC Semifinals. Game time is set for 4 p.m.

@zAgateSubhead:Hafer Contributes to League

Rowing Title Repeat at WSC

GENEVA - The William Smith College rowing team’s varsity eight, which includes Potsdam Central product Liz Hafer, was named the Liberty League Boat of the Week by the conference office on Monday.

The Herons, ranked third in the nation in the latest coaches poll, secured their second straight conference championship last Saturday. Racing on Fish Creek in Saratoga Springs, William Smith was the class of the four-boat field that also included 10th-ranked St. Lawrence. The Herons covered the 2,000-meter course in 7:22.0, finishing 12.69 seconds ahead of the Saints. Junior Kim Goral (Potomac, Md.), junior Liz Hafer (Potsdam, N.Y.), sophomore Sinead Reilly (Pleasantville, N.Y.), sophomore Lauren Blake-Whitney (Lake Forest Park, Wash.), junior Sarah Gordon (Wayland, Mass.), sophomore Katie Paige (Brunswick, Maine), senior Tess Wiggins (Cape Elizabeth, Maine), sophomore Alyssa Trebilcock (Cleveland, Ohio) and junior Jess Steketee (Orford, N.H.) powered William Smith to victory.

Blake-Whitney, Goral, Gordon, Hafer, Paige, Steketee, and Wiggins were all in the varsity eight for the Herons’ 2011 conference championship run as well.

William Smith is back on the water on this Saturday and Sunday when the Herons compete in the New York State Championships in Whitney Point.


Maguire Earns SUNYAC Lax

Player of the Week Honor

BROCKPORT - Former Potsdam Central standout Kaila Maguire of The College at Brockport women’s lacrosse team has been named the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Player of the Week after scoring seven goals in two games.

A junior, Maguire saved her best performance for the final seconds of the week, scoring the game-winning goal with two seconds left on the clock to defeat Oneonta on Saturday, 15-14. Maguire’s goal clinched the No. 4 seed in the SUNYAC Tournament for Brockport this weekend. Maguire scored four goals, including the final three for Brockport against the Red Dragons. Maguire also scored three goals in a 13-12 loss to Buffalo State earlier in the week.

With the playoff berth, Maguire and the Golden Eagles will head to the SUNYAC Tournament at Cortland and take on the top-seeded Red Dragons at 12:30 pm on Friday, May 4.

@zAgateSubhead:SUNY Canton Baseball Players

Garner Weekly League Honors

CANTON - Junior pitcher Zach Rosenthal (Miami, Fla.) has been named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week and sophomore Jordan Hunneyman (Redwood, N.Y.) has earned Player of the Week honors after the Roos swept the University of Maine at Presque Isle in four games this past weekend.

Rosenthal notched his first shutout as a Roo as he struck out three batters, didn’t allow a walk and scattered six hits over seven innings in a 16-0 win over the Owls.

Hunneyman batted .562 (9-for-16) with five doubles, a home run, 11 RBIs and nine runs scored in the four-game series.

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