The Oswego State men’s soccer team played well in front of the home crowd in 2010, as it compiled a record of 5-2-1 in Oswego en route to an overall record of 5-
10-1. The team went 4-1 during a mid-season home stand that saw the Lakers defeat NCAA qualifier Plattsburgh 2-1 in overtime.
Oswego was led on both ends of the field by two-time All-SUNYAC Third Team performer Bryan Pacchiana ’12. Pacchiana paced the squad with eight points on three goals and two assists, while anchoring a defense that allowed 28 goals during the season.
The Oswego State women’s soccer team saw a great deal of success against non-conference foes, generating a record of 6-3-0, but came up short in league play to finish the season at 7-10-1 overall and 1-7-1 in the SUNY Athletic Conference. One of the season’s highlights for the Lakers came when they defeated 2009 NCAA qualifier Muhlenberg College 2-1 in Oswego.
Nikki Liadka ’14 provided a large scoring punch for Oswego State as she turned in one of the best single-season performances in program history. She compiled 13 goals and three assists for 29 points to earn All-SUNYAC Third Team honors.
The Oswego State volleyball team under the direction of head coach Pat Hanlon took third place at the Oswego State
A youthful Oswego State women’s tennis team that graduated five contributing seniors from a season ago turned in wins over Wells and Sage colleges to post a 2-10 record. The Lakers were led by Christine Ripple ’11 who finished with a record of 5-7. Oswego State has talented players at the top of the lineup in Nicole Leader ’13 and Lauren MacHose ’14, who will provide a foundation to build upon next season.
The Laker men’s golf team turned in solid results throughout the 2010 fall season under head coach Mike Howard ’90, taking top honors in one event and second place in another before placing seventh at the ECAC Championships with a team score of 379 (347-332).
Oswego State won its own invitational Sept. 20, with a team score of 313 and three golfers in the top 10. Pat Davidow ’11 carded a score of 76 to finish tied for second place. The following weekend, the Lakers took second place at the Elmira Fall Invitational with a team score of 669 (329-340).
The young Oswego State men’s and women’s cross country teams started the 2010 campaigns strong as the men posted first-place results and the women posted
second-place results in the first two meets of the season at Oneonta and Oswego State. At the SUNYAC Championships, the men’s squad placed seventh, while the women’s squad place eighth.
Samson Dikeman ’11 proved to be Oswego State’s most consistent performer throughout the season, starting with shattering the school record at the 6K distance by 23 seconds with a time of 20:05 to place second at the Oneonta Invitational. Dikeman was also the top Laker male runner at the SUNYAC and NCAA Atlantic Regional Championships with times of 27:25.86 and 26:37.8, respectively.
On the women’s side, Erin Crise ’12 ended the season strong as the top Oswego State women’s harrier at the SUNYAC and NCAA Atlantic Regional Championships after crossing the finish line in 24:51.98 and 24:27.2, respectively. Earlier in the season, Kathleen Fulton ’13 put her name in the Laker record books with the fourth-fastest 5K time in program history at 19:07 at the Houghton Invitational.