May 1, 2013

Sports Shorts: May 1, 2013


---- — LaValley relieves Favro Monday

TICONDEROGA — Stephanie LaValley relieved Jennifer Favro in the fourth inning of Monday’s Northeastern Clinton-Ticonderoga softball game.

The relief pitcher’s name was inaccurately reported to the Press-Republican for Tuesday’s edition.

Cardinals prepare for Brockport in SUNYAC lacrosse

PLATTSBURGH — In a year in which the Plattsburgh State men’s lacrosse team has set a number of program firsts, that trend will continue Wednesday as the second-seeded Cardinals take the field against third-seeded Brockport in a SUNY Athletic semifinal game.

Game time is set for 4 p.m. at the Field House Lacrosse Complex.

Top-seeded Cortland will host Potsdam in the other semifinal matchup. The Bears enter this year’s tournament as the fourth seed.

Tickets for Wednesday’s SUNYAC semifinal game are general admission and will be $6 per person. All SUNY students with a valid college ID will be admitted for free. All tickets will be sold at the turf complex.

Fans who cannot attend Wednesday’s game can follow all the action via live stats and live video found at

Ashley Marshall earns fourth weekly honor

CORTLAND — Ashley Marshall of the Plattsburgh State softball team has been named State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Pitcher of the Week for the week ending April 28.

The honor marks the fourth of the 2013 season for the Plattsburgh State standout.

Marshall earned all three Plattsburgh State wins this weekend, posting a 3-1 record in four appearances.

Friday against Buffalo State, she tossed a complete game three-hit shutout to get the win in game one. She followed that up with three scoreless innings of relief in game two to pick up another victory.

In the two games against the Bengals, she combined for 12 strikeouts.

Saturday, the Franklin Academy product allowed four runs on seven hits while striking out 14 against Fredonia to earn her 19th win. Marshall suffered her only loss of the week Sunday, a 6-4 decision against Ithaca in which she struck out eight while allowing five earned runs and 10 hits.

This week, Marshall also broke another program record, setting a new mark with 65 career complete games. She now owns 10 Cardinal pitching records.

The third-seeded Cardinals (22-14) begin postseason play Thursday at 1 p.m. against fourth-seeded Geneseo at the SUNYAC Tournament in Brockport.

PSU volleyball team to host clinic, tourney

PLATTSBURGH —The Plattsburgh State volleyball team will host a spring volleyball clinic and a tournament Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. in the Memorial Hall gymnasium.

Players and coaches from the Plattsburgh State volleyball team will run the clinic, which will be split up into two different sessions.

Players ranging in age from nine to 13 will get the opportunity to work on their volleyball skills from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. while kids age 14 to 17 will go from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

After the clinics, participants 15 years of age and older can take part in a tournament from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The cost is $15 for participants who wish to take part in the clinic and the tournament with a special reduced rate being offered for groups of 10 or more players.

Those who wish to participate in the tournament only will be charged $12. All of the money raised will go to the Plattsburgh State volleyball team.