Fall teams continue winning ways

09/13/2012

Fall teams continue winning ways

Golf got off to a strong start, winning the 2012 Tim Brown Invitational by 10 strokes. The host team was led by senior Anthony DiLisio (Swampscott, Mass.) who won the tournament with a two-under par 70-72-42. Freshman Makenzie Denver (Manchester, N.H.) finished tied for second with a one-over 75-70-145, while sophomore Zach Grossman (East Hampton, N.Y.) was fifth with a 74-73-147. The Thoroughbreds return to action Friday, Sept. 14, at the Middlebury Duke Nelson Invitational.

Men's soccer remained unbeaten after a 1-0-1 week. Skidmore played to a 0-0 tie at New Paltz as freshman goalie Eil Kisselbach (Stamford, Conn.) finished with eight saves in the shutout. In the opening game of the Oneonta Mayor's Cup, the Thoroughbreds posted another shutout, a 1-0 victory over John Carroll. Junior Alex Hodor-Lee (New York, N.Y.) scored the game's lone goal and Kisselbach was strong again, making five saves in net. The final game of the tournament was cancelled on Saturday due to inclement weather.

Field hockey improved to 3-0 with a 3-1 victory over New Paltz on Saturday. Junior Kelly Blackhurst (Johnsburg, N.Y.) recorded a goal and two assists, while senior Ceilidh MacNeill (Framingham, Mass.) and sophomore Sam Skott (Buskirk, N.Y.) also tallied a goal each. Sophomore goalie Haley McDougall (Saratoga Springs, N.Y) finished with six saves.

Women's soccer dropped its home opener to Farmingdale State, 1-0 last Saturday. Junior goalie Gab Lawrence (Yorktown, N.Y.) finished with three saves. ~ By Cody Berschwinger

Tags: thoroughbred athletics, women's soccer, men's soccer, golf, field hockey
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