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COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Holland Patent graduate Roberts leading Le Moyne women in scoring

Ron Moshier
Sentinel Sports columnist
Posted 11/25/22

Redshirt sophomore Haedyn Roberts (Holland Patent) is making her presence felt in her first season as a starter for Le Moyne College’s women’s basketball team.

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COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Holland Patent graduate Roberts leading Le Moyne women in scoring


Redshirt sophomore Haedyn Roberts (Holland Patent) is making her presence felt in her first season as a starter for Le Moyne College’s women’s basketball team.

When the Division II Dolphins beat the College of St. Rose 75-70 in their Northeast-10 Conference opener, Roberts scored 10 of her career-high 25 points in the fourth quarter. She shot 10-for-13 from the field and also grabbed eight rebounds.

Roberts also scored 12 points and had 15 rebounds in Tuesday night’s 70-64 loss to Adelphi University. Through five games, the 6-foot-1 forward is Le Moyne’s leading scorer, averaging 17.2 points per game. She is shooting 52.5% from the floor and has made 24 of 28 free throws, and she ranks second on the team with 11 rebounds per game.

As a redshirt freshman, Roberts played in all 25 games as a reserve, averaging 28 minutes per game. Her season high was eight points last year.

Le Moyne teammate Sydney Lusher (Oneida) is averaging 12.8 points and leads the Dolphins with 17 assists through five games. She had 17 points and eight rebounds against Daemen.

Fredonia State’s Caitlin Snyder (Utica/Notre Dame) scored a career-high 21 points in a 65-56 loss to Chatham University and the junior grabbed a team-high eight rebounds in a 66-57 win over William Smith College.

Hamilton College’s Emma Sehring (Sauquoit/Notre Dame) scored six of her 14 points in the final 3:07 Tuesday night, helping the Continentals turn a seven-point deficit into a 70-64 win over nationally-ranked No. 17/22 St. John Fisher. She also had 13 points and a game-high 12 rebounds in a 77-76 overtime loss to SUNY Cortland.

Utica University’s Petrina DeMarco (Whitesboro) had 11 points, four assists, four rebounds and four steals in a 66-48 win over Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

St. Lawrence University’s Cam Roberts (Boonville/Adirondack) had 12 points and eight rebounds as the Saints rallied for a 60-58 win over SUNY Plattsburgh.

Mohawk Valley Community College’s Franchesca Loconti (Utica/Notre Dame) scored 19 points in a 76-59 loss to Jefferson Community College, and freshman teammate Sophia Murray (New Hartford) had 10 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in a 65-35 win over Fulton-Montgomery Community College.

Paul Smith’s College’s Hayleigh Gates (West Winfield/Mount Markham) had team-highs of 15 points and 11 rebounds in a 49-40 win over the Albany College of Pharmacy.

Falvo named SUNYAC Swimmer of the Week

SUNY Geneseo senior Alexis Falvo (New Hartford) on Monday was named the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Women’s Swimmer of the Week after her record-breaking performance in a Total Performance Invitational hosted by Kenyon College that attracted some of the top teams in the country.

Falvo set Geneseo and SUNYAC records when she finished third in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 55.40 seconds that made the NCAA ‘B’ cut. She also placed ninth in the 50 freestyle (23.75) and helped the 200 medley relay team place fourth (1:45.47) and the 200 free relay team place sixth (1:36.45).

Le Moyne College senior Caitlyn Longway (Sauquoit/Sauquoit Valley) won the 50-yard freestyle in 25.47 seconds and was a member of a 200 free relay team that won in 1:42.25 to help the Dolphins beat the College of St. Rose 151-75. Freshman teammate Riley Brennen (New Hartford) swept both of the one-meter diving events. St. Rose sophomore Nickolette Nesci (New Hartford) was runner-up in the 100 breaststroke in 1:15.18.

Utica University’s Bailey Simmons (Vernon Center/VVS) won the 100-yard freestyle in 1:00.7 and the 200 free in 2:13.47 during a tri-meet with Wells College and Roberts Wesleyan.

Morreale scores 22 points in Utica opener

Utica University’s Tommy Morreale (Whitesboro) scored 22 points in a season-opening 94-81 win over the Morrisville State men’s basketball team.

St. Lawrence University’s Trent Adamson (Ilion/Thomas R. Proctor) scored 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting in a 77-65 win over SUNY Plattsburgh, and he had 11 points in the Saints’ 71-62 win over SUNY Potsdam.

SUNY Poly’s Levi Spina (Frankfort/Frankfort-Schuyler) had 16 points and four steals and teammate Dylan Ernst (Rome/Holland Patent) scored 10 points in a 90-53 loss to Utica University.

Nationally-ranked wrestler Cook 3-0

Nationally-ranked South Dakota State University wrestler Tanner Cook (Ilion/Central Valley Academy) pinned both of his opponents at the Daktronics Open, one in just 21 seconds, and improved to 3-0 this season.

Cook, the country’s 23rd-ranked Division I wrestler at 165 pounds, opened his season with a 5-3 decision in the Jackrabbits’ 40-4 dual victory over Augustana. Cook’s career record is 44-15.

University at Buffalo wrestler Mason Bush (Mohawk/Central Valley Academy) recorded the first dual match win of his collegiate career during the Bulls’ 28-6 victory over Long Island University. Bush won a 6-3 decision at 133 pounds.


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