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Medaille women notch 12th straight triumph

The winning streak continues for Medaille's women's basketball team.

The Lady Mavs rattled off their 12th straight win with a 63-51 decision over Frostburg State on Friday.

Amanda Baker registered a game-high 22 points to go along with eight rebounds as Medaille remained undefeated (15-0) in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference play.

Medaille improved to 20-1 overall, tying the program record for most wins in a season. Last year, the Lady Mavs finished 20-7.

Meanwhile, both St. Bonaventure and Niagara suffered conference losses on the road. The Bonnies (8-14, 2-9 Atlantic 10) lost to Charlotte, 73-39. Shooting just under 30 percent from the field, Bona had three players record a team-high eight points -- Stefanie Collins, Katelyn Murray and Andrey Latendresse. Charlotte (17-5, 10-1 A-10) was led by Tameka Smith's 23 points off the bench.

Shaunna Ambrose led Niagara with 16 points in a 76-61 loss to St. Peter's (9-13, 5-8 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Toni Smalley and Chantelle Wilson each added 10 points for the Purple Eagles (3-19, 2-11 MAAC).

All five starters scored in double figures for Buffalo State as the Bengals earned an 86-78 win at Potsdam. Toya Parks led the Bengals (8-15, 5-9 SUNYAC) with 20 points while Darnika Moseley added 19 points with 10 rebounds. . . . Lindsay Bergman scored 12 points with 11 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Hilbert (6-15, 5-10 AMCC) dropped a 70-43 decision to Pitt-Greensburg.


MEN'S HOCKEY: Matt Caruana and Sean Bentivoglio scored for Niagara in a 3-2 loss to Air Force. The Falcons (6-16-1, 4-9 College Hockey America) scored in the final three minutes of the game to earn the win. Jeff Van Nynattan recorded 36 saves for Niagara (13-13-1, 7-5-1 CHA). . . . Joey Coccimiglio and Joel Kitchen scored for Canisius in a 5-2 loss at Holy Cross. Dan Giffin had 29 saves for the Golden Griffins (8-18-1, 6-14-1 Atlantic Hockey). . . . Richard Curtis scored the lone goal for Buffalo State (10-12-1, 7-6 SUNYAC) in a 4-1 loss to Plattsburgh.


MEN'S BASKETBALL: James McNeil scored a school-record 48 points on 19-of-43 shooting but Medaille (4-18, 3-12 AMCC) still suffered an 80-78 overtime loss to Frostburg State. . . . Corey Vandersluis scored 29 points with 12 rebounds for Hilbert (10-11, 8-7 AMCC) in a 102-89 win over Pitt-Greensburg. . . . Dion Mozelle scored 20 points for Buffalo State (12-11, 6-8 SUNYAC) in a 97-81 loss to Potsdam.


SWIMMING: Buffalo State sophomore Kelly Stoklosa (West Seneca West) won the 100-yard breaststroke at the SUNYAC Swimming and Diving Championships at the Flickinger Aquatic Center.

In the preliminaries, Fredonia's Rob Rumsey (Grand Island) set a school record in the 100 backstroke, breaking a 16-year mark. Rumsey swam the race in 53.86 seconds. He finished fourth in the finals. Also setting Fredonia records in the preliminaries were Lexie Chapman (Lockport, 200 free, 2:01.24) and Emily Dizer (Sweet Home, 200 back, 1:02.75).

Kelly Sponholz (Alden) from Fredonia set the conference and meet record with 446.3 points during the preliminaries of the 1-meter diving Friday after winning the 3-meter competition Thursday.

At the NJCAA Region III Championships, the Erie Community College men's 200 free relay team placed second and set a school record. Adam Dewey (East Aurora) took first place in the 50 free for the Kats, who are in third place.


WRESTLING: Kyle Cerminara (Lew-Port) won by major decision at 197 pounds for the University at Buffalo in a 21-13 loss to Kent State (12-3-1, 2-0-1 Mid-American Conference).

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