Justin Lovell, Sports Editor
Men’s Soccer: The men’s team will be playing this Friday in Plattsburgh vs. New Platz in the SUNYAC semifinals. The game was originally meant to be played here on campus but because of Hurricane Sandy, all games were moved to Plattsburgh. The number two seeded Red Dragons will look to win and advance to the finals as they continue to defend their 2011 SUNYAC Championship. In a previous match-up against New Paltz this season, on October 13, SUCO beat them 1-0 at New Paltz. If SUCO wins, they will go on and face either number one seeded Plattsburgh or Cortland on Saturday for the SUNYAC championship.
Women’s Soccer: The women’s team unlike the men will be playing their semifinal game here at SUCO. The lady Red Dragons will be hosting Fredonia today at 1:30 p.m. on the soccer field, weather permitting. Earlier in the season, SUCO fell at Fredonia 1-0 on October 19. If the women win, they will either travel to Brockport and play them if they win their semifinal game, otherwise they will host the final here against Cortland on saturday. Make sure you come out and support our Red Dragons.
Women’s Volleyball: The ladies finished the season strong with three straight wins to finish with a 21-12 record but only 3-5 in SUNYAC play. That being the case, the Red Dragons will now have to travel to Buffalo this weekend and play a play-in game against Potsdam. SUCO split the series against Potsdam this year, as each side won once. If SUCO does win, their season will continue over the weekend as they try to keep their SUNYAC dreams alive.
Women’s Field Hockey: The field hockey team also finished their regular season strong with three straight wins. The team had 12-6 record overall and was 3-3 in SUNYAC play, which was good enough to get SUCO the fourth seed in the SUNYAC tournament. On Friday, they will play at number one seeded New Paltz and if they can win, will play either Geneseo or Cortland in the final.
Men and Women’s Cross Country: This past weekend, SUCO finished third on both sides in the annual SUNYAC Championship meet. On the women’s side, the top three schools were Geneseo, Plattsburgh and Oneonta. On the men’s side, the order was Geneseo first again, Cortland second and Oneonta third. Both teams get a mini break until their season kicks back up again November 10 for the NCAA Atlantic Region Championships.