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COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Saints senior Adamson scores 1,000th point in win

Ron Moshier
Sentinel Sports columnist
Posted 2/9/23

As a freshman member of the St. Lawrence University basketball team, Trent Adamson (Ilion/Thomas R. Proctor) was the Liberty League’s Rookie of the Year.

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COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Saints senior Adamson scores 1,000th point in win


As a freshman member of the St. Lawrence University basketball team, Trent Adamson (Ilion/Thomas R. Proctor) was the Liberty League’s Rookie of the Year. Now, he’s a member of the Saints’ 1,000-point club.

Adamson reached that milestone Saturday, when the 6-foot-7 senior forward led St. Lawrence to an 88-71 victory over RIT. He shot 7 for 11 from the floor, including a pair of dunks, and he finished with a game-high 18 points, raising his three-year career total to 1,007.

The day before scoring his 1,000th point, Adamson – named the Saints’ Athlete of the Week on Monday – helped St. Lawrence outlast Hobart College 73-67 in overtime. He scored a team-high 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting, including a basket with 30 seconds left in the second half that forced overtime and a fastbreak layup with 17 seconds remaining in OT that gave the Saints a 69-66 lead.

In Liberty League play, Adamson entered the week sixth in scoring and ninth in rebounding. He leads St. Lawrence with 13.6 points and 6.4 rebounds per game and 28 blocks. He’s also shooting 55.6% from the floor.

In the North Atlantic Conference (NAC), Lyndon State freshman guard Gregory Gonyea Jr. (Dolgeville) was named Rookie of the Week for the third straight time.

Gonyea scored a game-high 24 points on 10-of-16 shooting, including three 3s in an 80-71 loss to Husson University. And SUNY Poly edged SUNY Delhi 73-68 with the help of 11 points from Josh Ernst (Rome/Holland Patent).

In the Empire 8 Conference, Utica University senior forward Tommy Morreale (Whitesboro) was named Co-Player of the Week after helping the first-place Pioneers stretch their winning streak to 11 games.

Morreale scored 15 points on 6-of-11 shooting in a 68-66 win over Nazareth College and a day later poured in a season-high 27 points on 8-of-12 shooting, including five 3-pointers, in a 78-72 win over Keuka College.

In the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC), SUNY Cortland senior guard Cam Williams (Rome/RFA) matched his career high with a season-high 20 points – he had five 3-pointers – and also grabbed a career-high nine rebounds in a 74-71 win over SUNY New Paltz.

In the Colonial Athletic Association, graduate student Frankie Policelli (New Hartford) had 12 points and 13 rebounds but Division I Stony Brook University lost to Long Island rival Hofstra University 79-58.

In junior college men’s basketball, guard Dante Griffin (Utica/Notre Dame) scored a season-high 24 points and had eight assists in Herkimer College’s 74-56 win over Adirondack Community College, and he had 17 points and 11 assists in a 61-59 loss to Corning Community College.

Mohawk Valley Community College’s Asa Beyah (Utica/Thomas R. Proctor) scored 11 points and the Hawks (20-2) extended their winning streak to 14 games with an 84-77 victory over Genesee Community College.

Onondaga Community College’s Jaylen Warmack (Utica/Notre Dame) scored 24 points and brother Isaiah Warmack (Utica/Thomas R. Proctor) scored 12 in a 93-81 loss to Hudson Valley Community.

Niagara Community College’s LaMarqus Merchant (Utica/Utica Academy of Science) matched his season high with 14 points and his Thunderwolves improved to 22-1 with a 101-69 win over Lansing Community College.

Roberts helps Le Moyne win eight straight

Le Moyne College’s Haedyn Roberts (Holland Patent) scored 11 points and Sydney Lusher (Oneida) added nine to help their NCAA Division II women’s basketball team extend its winning streak to eight games with Tuesday’s 58-57 win over nationally-ranked Assumption.

The Dolphins are 19-4 overall. Roberts also was a key contributor over the weekend. She recorded her sixth double-double of the season – scoring 14 points and grabbing 14 rebounds – in a 76-64 win over Adelphi and she had eight points and eight rebounds in a 72-44 win over Franklin Pierce University.

St. Lawrence University’s Cam Roberts (Boonville/Adirondack) had season highs of 13 points and nine rebounds while helping the Saints stretch their winning streak to five games with Tuesday’s 60-53 win over SUNY Poly.

Roberts also had 10 points in a 68-57 win over RIT.

SUNY Poly’s Kierra Connor (Blossvale/Camden) had season highs of 18 points and 18 rebounds in a 74-50 win over SUNY Delhi.

Utica University’s Hannah Stack (Dolgeville) had career highs of 19 points and 13 rebounds and teammate Petrina DeMarco (Whitesboro) scored 11 points in a 66-51 win over Keuka College.

SUNY Fredonia’s Caitlin Snyder (Utica/Notre Dame) scored eight points and had five rebounds in a 55- 38 win over Buffalo State.

Paul Smith’s College’s Hayleigh Gates (West Winfield/Mount Markham) had 11 points, 15 rebounds, 10 assists and four steals in a 77-57 win over New Hampshire Technical Institute.

Herkimer College’s Ajla Sejdic (Utica/Notre Dame) had 13 points and seven assists in an 85-28 win over Adirondack Community College.

Weight thrower Crockett honored again

SUNY Brockport track and field star Sarah Crockett (Rome/RFA) was named the SUNYAC Field Athlete of the Week for the fourth time this season after two more first-place finishes during Brockport’s Multi & Invitational.

Crockett won the weight throw with a heave of 54 feet, 8 ¼ inches – the third-best effort in the history of Brockport’s indoor track program. She also placed first with a shot put of 43 feet, 7 ¼ inches.

Le Moyne College’s Madison Kozyra (Marcy/Whitesboro) placed fourth in the weight throw with a school-record throw of 48 feet, ¾ inch.

At Utica University’s Pioneer Fast Trax Invitational, Utica’s Gabrielle DeSanctis (New Hartford) won the weight throw at 48-7 ¼ and teammate Jane Fahy (Oriskany) won the shot put at 40-7. Teammate Mackenzie Mix (Camden) was second in the 60-meter dash (7.86) and 200-meter dash (25.66), recording the program’s third-best time in each event.


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