ROUNDUP: Bison pick up their first win of the season in OT

The Bucknell women’s soccer team’s first victory of the season came in dramatic fashion Sunday at Rider’s Ben Cohen Field. Senior co-captain Meghan Holtz found a much-needed equalizing goal with a sensational volley in the 80th minute, and then she set up freshman Brianna Kropinack for the game-winner 4 minutes, 54 seconds into overtime.

The defending Patriot League champion Bison played in Rider’s end for much of the day and garnered a whopping 17 corner kicks, but they just could not find a finishing touch.

Bucknell finally hit paydirt on their 15th corner kick of the afternoon. Rider cleared away the initial delivery, but Holtz rocketed a hip-high volley into the back of the net from the top of the 18.

• Early goals in each half propelled Stetson to a 3-0 win over visiting Bucknell in men’s soccer. In the first meeting between the two teams, the Hatters went ahead on a sixth-minute penalty kick, then added two insurance goals in the opening 10 minutes of the second period.

• Senior Jordan Lazarich scored her first two goals of the season and a pair of Warrior keepers earned a shutout as Lycoming’s women’s soccer team picked up its first win, 3-0, over Gwyneed Mercy.

The win gives first-year head coach Kenny Fern his first collegiate victory while Lazarich’s two goals leave her one shy of becoming the first player in school history to post 50 career goals.

• Bucknell field hockey ran into another strong defensive team in a 1-0 loss to Cornell in a non-conference game. Kirsten Pienaar scored the lone goal for Cornell with assists from Isabel Josephs and Katie Carlson. The Big Red improved to 2-0, while the Bison fell to 1-3.

Lock Haven (3-1) saw its season-opening win streak come to an end as the Bald Eagles dropped their first game after being edged out, 2-0, at Georgetown. The host Hoyas scored once in each half.

Mansfield had two untimed penalty corners at the end of regulation, but St. Michael’s wouldn’t bend, holding out for a 1-0 victory. Mansfield kept the pressure on all game, outshooting the Purple Knights 6-4 in the first half and 9-2 in the second half. The Mountaineers put seven shots on frame in the game.

Women’s soccer

Bucknell 2, Rider 1, OT

R–Michelle Iacono, 47:02; B–Meghan Holtz, 79:47; B–Brianna Kropinack (Holtz), 94:54.

Shots: Bucknell 17, Rider 6. Corner kicks: Bucknell 17, Rider 1. Saves: Rider 6, Bucknell 3.

Lycoming 3, Gwynedd Mercy 0

L–Allison Edwards (Taylor Gessner), 32:59; L–Jordan Lazarich (Michayla Hazard), 70:09; L–Lazarich (Mackaella Goodwin), 75:37.

Shots: Gwynedd Mercy 12, Lycoming 6. Corner kicks: Gwynedd Mercy 7, Lycoming 2. Saves: Lycoming 6, Gwynedd Mercy 2.

College field hockey

Cornell 1, Bucknell 0

C–Kirsten Pienaar (Isabel Josephs, Katie Carlson), 46:43.

Shots: Cornell 10, Bucknell 8. Penalty corners: Cornell 6, Bucknell 4. Saves: Bucknell 5, Cornell 2.

Georgetown 2, Lock Haven 0

G–Lindsay Getz (Jax Van Der Veen), 30:03; G–Cami Osborne (Megan Parsons), 55:16.

Shots: Georgetown 16, Lock Haven 5. Penalty corners: Georgetown 11, Lock Haven 4. Saves: Lock Haven 5, Georgetown 2.

St. Michael’s 1, Mansfield 0

SM–Jenna Deschaine (Marieke Algie), 39:41.

Shots: Mansfield 15, St. Michael’s 6. Penalty corners: Mansfield 13, St. Michael’s 2. Saves: St. Michael’s 7, Mansfield 2.

Cross country

19th Annual Bear Mountain River Run

West Branch Cross Country, Lock Haven

Junior high (2 miles); Varsity (5K, 3.1 miles)

Varsity boys

Top three teams: 1. General McLane 101; 2. Warrior Run 124; 3. Mount Carmel 164.

Top 10 individuals: 1. Nate Price, General McLane, 15:43.10; 2. Erik Andrzejewski, General McLane, 15:50.70; 3. Brett Pope, Bellefonte, 15:51.80; 4. Tristan Amell, Coudersport, 16:01.90; 5. Ethan Knoebel, Southern Columbia, 16:05.40; 6. Tyler Holcomb, Williamsport, 16:09.90; 7. Michael Hanik, Bishop McCort, 16:10.40; 8. Quenton Long, Mifflinburg, 16:12.10; 9. Peyton Jones, Elk Lake, 16:12.60; 10. Corbin Green, Central Mountain, 16:15.50.

Varsity girls

Top three teams: 1. Elmira Express 61; 2. Fairview 94; 3. General McLane 105.

Top 10 individuals: 1. Lauren Trapani, Warrior Run, 17:41.40; 2. Hannah Corson, Wyalusing, 18:31.0; 3. Maddison Hayes, Fairview, 18:49.70; 4. Devyn Bayle, General McLane, 18:53.90; 5. Taeli Quanz, Elmira Express, 18:55.70; 6. Mary McMahon, Williamsport, 18:59.20; 7. Jillian Miller, Mifflinburg, 19:03.30; 8. Alyssa Laughner, Central Mountain, 19:07.80; 9. Bridget Barbato, Bishop McCort, 19:19.80; 10. Halle Myers, Fairview, 19:24.20.

Junior High boys

Top three teams: 1. Elk Lake 80, 2. Mifflinburg 93, 3. Warrior Run 95.

Top 10 Individuals: 1. Gino Serafini, Central Mountain, 11:01.10; 2. Nathan Nelan, Elmira Express, 11:06.20; 3. Jeremy Quinnan, Elk Lake, 11:06.90; 4. Nathan George, Fairview, 11:13.10; 5. Ben Allen, Elmira Express, 11:24.10; 6. Ethan Holcomb, Williamsport, 11:28.0; 7. Quaid Molino, South Williamsport, 11:29.50; 8. Dominic Hanlik, Bishop McCort, 11:30.20; 9. Jaron Ferrara, Southern Columbia, 11:36.0; 10. Hayden Swinehart, South Williamsport, 11:38.20.

Junior high girls

Top three teams: 1. Warrior Run 52; 2. Mount Carmel 77; 3. Mifflinburg 81.

Top 10 individuals: 1. Krista Jones, Elk Lake, 11:57.40; 2. Lindsey Trapani, Warrior Run, 12:13.50; 3. Marissa Allen, Mifflinburg, 12:17.80; 4. Paige Ryhne, Mifflinburg, 12:18.40; 5. Payton Ross, Elmira Express, 12:19.60; 6. Mallory Pardoe, Williamsport, 12:19.60; 7. Gianna Dressler, Central Mountain, 12:34.80; 8. Jayla Felix, Warrior Run, 12:41.40; 9. Sage Dunkleberger, Warrior Run, 12:41.50; 10. Lexi Kane, Mount Carmel, 12:48.70.

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