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Twenty-Seventeen
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Shakista Woolfolk
(Newark)
10 points in MCC win
College Sports Wrap
By John Addyman


   WAYNE COUNTY (DEC 8 10) - Alfred University freshman free safety DavidLee Tack (Newark) took a big step up from high school football when he set foot on the Saxon field this fall. He played in five games for Alfred, including the NCAA third-round playoff contest against fabled Mount Union College on Saturday, where the Saxons absorbed a 37-7 thumping.
   The Saxons end their season 10-3; DavidLee had six tackles in his first season, playing on a team loaded with talent.
            Basketball
   Sophomore guard Shakista Woolfolk (Newark) had a major hand in twin wins for Monroe Community College at the Pete Pavia Memorial Scholarship Tournament in Rochester over the weekend.


   On Friday night, MCC knocked off the ASA Lady Avengers from downstate, 75-54, with Shakista dropping in 10 points, collecting two rebounds and making two steals. In the tourney championship on Sunday, the Tribunes strafed and bombed Globe Institute, 113-47. Shakista dropped in 10 points, had seven rebounds, three assists and two steals.
   Monroe is 3-5.
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   Nazareth College sophomore guard Tyshun Stephens (Newark) scored 10 points, collected six rebounds and made four assists in leading the Golden Flyers to an 86-79 win over Buffalo State last night. Naz is 6-1.
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   Alfred University is 5-3 after pounding Paul Smith College on Sunday, 88-43. Starting center Bryan Bobo (Wayne) contributed eight points, three rebounds and an assist in the win. Junior forward Patrick Hollenbeck (Wayne) added four points and two steals. The Saxons behind conference play this Sunday against St. John Fisher.
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   The University of Buffalo had a big second-half rally against St. Bonaventure Saturday night but a jump shot with six seconds left nipped things in the bud for the Bulls, who absorbed a 76-74 loss. Freshman forward Javon McCrea (Newark) had an effort crimped by four fouls – he contributed four points and three rebounds. Buffalo is 4-3.
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Marissa Bunce (Newark) fires a three-pointer for
Roberts Wesleyan
   Roberts Wesleyan ran into a very good Daemon College team last night – the Wildcats are 9-1 and have wins over ranked teams. With a 38-20 lead at halftime, Daemon coasted to a 75-58 win.
   Sophomore guard Marissa Bunce (Newark) had four points, two rebounds, three assists, two steal and she blocked a shot for Wesleyan. Senior forward Brittany McMillon (Lyons) added six points, six rebounds, and she blocked three shots.
   In the NAIA Division II rankings, Marissa is 11th in the nation in assist/turnover ratio (2.75), and Brittany is 23rd in blocks per game (1.625) and field goal percentage (0.539), and 29th in total blocks (13). Wesleyan is 7-4.
            Equestrian
   Kelly Rhinebold (Wayne), a junior at Alfred University, finished second in Intermediate Equitation on the flat and was third in Open Equitation over fences at the Nazareth College show at Lehman Farms in Pittsford right before Thanksgiving. Kelly’s finishes qualify her for the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Zone II, Region III Championships at Ithaca College in April.
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   Freshman Michelle Colacino (Pal-Mac) placed fourth in the Beginning Walk-Trot-Canter Equitation at the Cornell Show on Sunday, helping the Golden Flyers to a tie for first place with the hosts and earning the Reserve High Point team honors.
            Swimming
   Junior Holly Gilligan (Newark) helped the Nazareth College swim team to a second-place finish at the Don Richards Invitational at TIT over the weekend. She swam the second leg of the third-place 200 Free Relay (1:40.37) and the seventh-place 400 Free Relay (3:50.40), and anchored the eighth-place 200 Medley Relay (1:57.93) for the Flyers. In individual events, she got points for 14th-place finishes in the 50 Free (26.03) and the 100 Free (57.36) and was 16th in the 100 Breaststroke (1:15.31). Ithaca won the women’s competition.
   The Nazareth guys were sixth overall (with Ithaca winning that portion of the event, too). Jacob Kline (Newark) had the best meet for the local guys: he took the first laps in three relays – the fifth-place 400 Medley Relay (3:44.54) and the sixth place 200 Medley Relay (1:42.20) and 200 Free Relay (1:30.23). He also anchored the fourth-place800 Free Relay (7:26.06).
   In his two individual efforts, Jacob finished second in the 200 Individual Medley (2:02.12), was fifth in the 100 Butterfly (54.65), and seventh in the 100 Free (48.93).
   Sophomore Joshua Haak (Pal-Mac) swam to an eighth place in the 1650 Free (18:03.52), was 12th in the 500 Free (5:14.38) and 14th in the 400 IM (4:52.54). Joshua swam the first, outbound leg of the 11th-place 400 medley Relay (4:00.46), then joined with junior Jeff Baxter (Pal-Mac) in the 11th-place 800 Free Relay (7:58.10) and the 12th-place 200 Free Relay (1:47.80). Jeff also anchored the 12th-place 200 Medley Relay (1:49.25). 
            Squash
   The St. Lawrence University women’s squash team is 0-3 after double losses over the weekend to 15th-ranked Hamilton and 19th-ranked Franklin & Marshall by identical 9-0 scores. Sophomore Cordelia McHugh (Lyons/Brighton) lost her match at five to Hamilton and at four against F&M.
            Wrestling
   University of Buffalo freshman 125-pound wrestler Sean Walton (Pal-Mac) pinned Anthony Marino of Bloomsburg, Gabriel Gomez of Virginia, and worked an 11-0 decision over Alex Abreu of Lehigh before losing a 4-2 decision to Nate Morgan of Penn State in the Nittany Lion Open over the weekend. Sean finished just otr of the placements after losing in the first round, then getting his victories in the wrestlebacks before being stopped by Morgan. 

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