Saturday, November 13, 2010

The Busy Day That Was

Brockport was abuzz with athletic activity Saturday with football's Senior Day, the Brockport/Oklahoma Invitational Tournament and a swimming and diving meet against Potsdam.

Away from the campus, the women's soccer team played a semifinal game in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) tournament.

Senior Day: Brockport vs Buffalo State in the I-90 Bowl
The Eagles fell to Buffalo State 56-45 Saturday afternoon. The loss drops Brockport to 2-8 overall and 2-7 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC). Quarterback Joe Scibilia was the team's leading rusher, with 29 rushes for 189 yards and three touchdowns. All three came in the fourth quarter as the Eagles tried to come back from a 42-24 deficit at the top of the quarter. In the air, Scibilia was 8 for 18 and 100 yards. Buffalo State had 583 total yards and Brockport had 418. Senior Nate Bull had 22 total tackles. He had 148 total tackles this year. It was the Bengals first win since 1999 against Brockport.

Women's Soccer ECACs Semifinals:
Brockport defeated Richard Stockton, the number one seed, in the semifinals of the Metro/Upstate ECAC tournament, 3-2 in overtime. Sophomore Sarah Lawson scored the winning goal on an assist from senior Jess Bush just over one minute into the second 10-minute overtime period. Bush scored the first goal on a corner kick assist from fellow senior Abby Smith within the first three minutes of the game. Richard Stockton scored the next two goals to take the lead, 2-1. Sophomore Gina Laing, on an assist by sophomore Kaila Maguire, scored the game-tying goal in the 87th minute to take it into overtime. The women will play No. 2 Drew Sunday, Nov. 14 in the ECAC Championship game.

  • The hockey team travels to Fredonia for a 7 p.m. game. The team is looking for its first win of the season. The Eagles are 0-5 and 0-4 in SUNYAC.
  • The men's soccer team, coming off an opening-round overtime win in the NCAA tournament, will play US Merchant Marine Academy at New Jersey Institute of Technology's field.

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