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CUPELLO, BORCHARD TEAM UP IN FREDONIA'S VICTORY

Tim Cupello had the lone goal as Fredonia (8-5-3 overall, 5-2-2 SUNYAC) beat Buffalo State, 1-0, on Wednesday. Cupello scored on a header in the 68th minute, while Matt Borchard (Williamsville South) had four saves for his eighth shutout of the season.

It was the final regular season game for the Bengals (11-4-2, 5-4), who have the sixth and final postseason berth in their conference.

Elsewhere in men's soccer, Lake Erie needed overtime to defeat Medaille, 2-1. Cory Cwiklinski (Lancaster) had the goal for Medaille (8-7-2, 3-3-1 Allegheny Mountain). . . . Jacob Opala (West Seneca West) and Timmy Jordan (Frontier) scored for Hilbert in a 6-2 loss to Pitt-Bradford.

On Tuesday, Steve Lamb's overtime goal gave Daemen (3-14) a 4-3 victory over Geneva (Pa.). Andy Frano (North Collins), Scott Jablonka and Justin Lamora also scored for Daemen, while Adam Szmczak (Cheektowaga) made 14 saves in the second half. . . . Kyle Cicus (Alden) and Jordan Davis scored two goals each as Erie Community College knocked off Jamestown-Olean, 4-2.

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Katie Remus (Grand Island) had two goals in her final home game as Fredonia State blanked Buffalo State, 3-0. Jessica Weiser also scored and Amy DeBarbieri had the shutout for the Blue Devils (8-7-2, 4-5-1 SUNYAC). Jamie Abbott had six saves for the Bengals (6-10-1, 3-7).

Elsewhere, two overtimes couldn't decide the Lake Erie-Medaille game as the teams played a 1-1 tie. Tricia Knight (Pioneer) scored for Medaille (7-8-1, 3-3-1 AMCC). . . . Michelle Greco (Jamestown) had three goals and Shannon Bieniek (West Seneca West) had two goals and an assist in Hilbert's 11-0 win over Pitt-Bradford.

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: On Tuesday, Kristie Martzolf (Lancaster) tossed 39 assists and Nichole Kuslik (Sweet Home) added 15 kills in Daemen's sweep of Houghton in the American Mideast Conference. Daemen moved to 20-12, 11-1. . . . April and Jessica Lyons provided 13 kills each as Daemen (12-17) swept Alfred. . . . Medaille (10-11, 2-4 AMCC) earned a 15-12 victory in the deciding fifth game to edge host Lake Erie College, 3-2. . . . Amanda Ellis (Pioneer) finished with 21 digs as Hilbert (1-12) won the first game but dropped the next three against Pitt-Bradford.

On Tuesday, D'Youville recorded a 3-0 win over Alfred. . . . Heather Martin (Allegany-Limestone) of Fredonia was named SUNYAC Player of the Week after she recorded double-doubles in four matches during the Oswego Invitational. . . . Micole Daluisio (Lancaster) of Niagara was named MAAC Defensive Player of the Week for the second time after helping the Purple Eagles to a 2-1 record last week.

FOOTBALL: Hobart College football players Ty Godinho (Lancaster) and Chris Purtell (Pioneer) were honored by the Liberty League this week. Godinho was named Offensive Player of the Week after he rushed for a season-high 141 yards and two touchdowns in Saturday's 35-6 win. Purtell had 12 tackles. . . . University at Buffalo freshman James Evans was named co-Defensive Player of Week after he had eight solo tackles, forced a fumble and had an interception in the Bulls' 25-7 loss to Miami.

BASKETBALL: UB women's coach Cheryl Dozier received two verbal commitments recently from point guard Rayna Brown of Monclair, N.J., and swingman Rachelle Matthys of St. Clair, Mich. The 5-foot-8 Brown is rated 32nd in the country by All-Star Girls Report, while Matthys' St. Clair team is currently undefeated. Girls basketball is played in the fall in Michigan. Dozier has two scholarships remaining.

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