By Jamie Malloy staff writer
In a mixture of sloppy conditions, the Cardinals placed second overall for the third consecutive time at the Empire 8 competition hosted by Alfred University on Saturday Oct. 27.
Bernard Daoust placed a career high time of 30:09 and finished in second place out of 81 runners. Daoust was named a First-Team All-Empire 8 selection along with fellow teammates Andrew Ford and Grant Stokoe.
Freshman Cesar Guzman placed 17th overall with a time of 31:21 and was named to the Second-Team-All-Empire 8. The Cardinals will now compete in the NCAA Regional Championship on Saturday, Nov. 10 in Glassboro, New Jersey.
The Saint John Fisher Cardinals lost 22-3 to the Cortland Red Dragons at SUNY Cortland on Saturday, Oct. 27.
Quarterback J.D. Michaels finished 10 of 26 for 105 yards and one interception in his return from injury last week. The lone score of the day came from kicker Joe Dotterweich hitting a 24 yd field goal with 1:04 left in the third quarter.
The Cardinals are now 1-6 overall (1-4 in the Empire 8).
The Cardinals were defeated by the Saxons from Alfred University 2-1 in double overtime at Alfred on Saturday, Oct. 27. Tyler Randall scored the only goal on a long pass from Justin Bonetto 13 minutes into the game. Sophomore goalie Justin Miles made three saves on five shots in net.
With the loss, Fisher falls to 4-10-2 (4-3 in the Empire 8) heading into the first round of the Empire 8 Tournament against the number 1 seeded Stevens.
On Saturday, Oct.27, Fisher competed in the Head of the Fish competition at Saratoga Springs in one of the worst conditions ever for a rowing meet. The team ran three races before the event was called off. The Cardinals are now done for the fall season and will return to the water in March.
Compiled from reports by St. John Fisher Athletics.