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Syracuse earns right to meet Stony Brook for Empire Crown

Sat, Oct 24, 2015 - 12:00 am ADT
October 24, 2015 - 1:00PM @ Hookway Athletic Field

Colgate and Syracuse went head-to-head in the match that decided who plays Stony Brook in the Empire Conference Championship match. Colgate, ranked #31 in Goff, is coming off a 44-15 win over USMMA; Syracuse is ranked #42 after a 51-0 win over Binghamton. Syracuse won in a hard fought battle 30-8.

Colgate and Syracuse Twitter Feed

  • The boys are about to take the field for a huge matchup against the Syracuse Orange! The victor today will advance to take on Stony Brook in the ERC playoffs!
  • Big afternoon for your Hammerheads as we take on Colgate Rugby! 
  • 10' Penalty Kick converted by Hodgkinson 3-0 Hammerheads
  • 15' Yellow Card Jack Faure
  • 20' penalty kick missed by Hogkinson 3-0 hammerheads #HHAFD
  • 22' Penalty kick by Hogkinson missed 3-0 #HHAFD
  • 26' Penalty kick converted by Colgate. 3-3 #HHAFD
  • Alex Hogkinson has a good 20 meter run for the first try of the day. Conversion kick missed. 8-3 #HHAFD
  • Hammerheads scrum 15 meters, @BishopAngus puts it in for a try. @hodgibeats converts the kicks. 15-3 #HHAFD
  • 39' Colgate short on penalty kick for a offsides call. 15-3 #HHAFD
  • Scores by @BishopAngus and @hodgibeats
  • Hammerheads dominating the first half up 15-3 at the break. 
  • Scores by @BishopAngus and @hodgibeats
  • At the half, Syracuse leads 15-3.
  • Halftime sub: Sam Reimnitz off, David Fathers on
  • 43' @FathersDave Scores his first Hammerhead try! Maul off a lineout pushes us over the line. Conversation kick missed. 20-3  #HHAFD
  • 46' Hammerheads hold Colgate at the line with an obstruction call. 5 meter scrum Hammerheads  #HHAFD
  • 49' Colgate knocking on the door due to some tough penalty calls against the Hammerheads  #HHAFD
  • 50' Colgate held up. 5 meter scrum.  #HHAFD
  • 62' @BishopAngus intercepts a pass and clears the danger. #HHAFD
  • 65' @FathersDave drives in again for his second try of the game from 5 meters out. Conversion missed. 25-3
  • 68' Colgate misses a Penalty Kick from 35 meters out. Still 25-3
  • 69' Colgate gets a lineout at the 5 meter line. @mattimags intercepts the ball to lock out the Colgate attempts
  • 75' @hodgibeats finds @SethGilgus for a try 30-3 hammerheads. Conversion missed.
  • 78' Colgate scores their first try of the game. Conversion missed 30-8
  • Final whistle blows after a kicking battle during the last minutes. Final score 
  • At the whistle, Colgate falls to Syracuse 30-8. The Raiders finish with a 4-2 record
  • Great way to finish out the regular season with a big W over 'gate. Could've scored more pts but we'll take 30-8. #ontoSB #HHAFD @cuse_rugby

Syracuse Hamerheads Starting Lineup

1 Alex Amico
2 Greg Fligor
3 Michael Ordorica
4 Sam Reimnitz 
5 Andrew Burdsall
6 Angus Bishop (C)
7 Jake Smith
8 Jack Faure
9 John Daly
10 Alex Hodgkinson
11 Seth Gilgus
12 Dallas Haskins
13 Ethan Palleschi 
14 Matt Magargee
15 Pat Voorheis

Hookway Athletic Field