WILLIAMSTOWN -- Taconic’s Mitchell Omelenchuck’s 41 was good enough for medalist honors on the par-36 front nine at Waubeeka Golf Links, and Taconic beat Mount Greylock, 179-201.
Kyle Nutting added a 42 while Matt Duane, John Keegan and Liam Nolan all shot 48 for the Braves. Greylock got a 42 from freshman Matt Wiseman.
"Taconic was consistent," said Greylock coach Luke Polidoro. "I was happier with our score. I felt like it was a lot better. Matt’s only a freshman. That was nice. Couple of my guys started to put it together. It’s a question of whether all of them will put it together at the same time."
Greylock plays host to Pittsfield today at 3:30 p.m.
Williams men’s soccer
WESTFIELD -- Mohammed Rashid made quite an entrance, one that allowed coach Mike Russo to reach a milestone.
The first-year striker tallied two second-half goals to lift Williams to a 2-1 victory over Westfield State in the season opener. The win gives the coach his 400th career victory.
After a first half that saw Williams outshoot the Owls, but trail at the break, the Ephs tied the game in the 58th minute and took the lead in the 83rd.
Rashid tied the game when he flicked a Chris Seitz cross past the Owls goalkeeper from inside the 18-yard box. His second goal came off a through ball from Patrick Ebobisse that he ran onto behind the defense.
Than Finan earned his first win of the season in
Williams women’s soccer
ONEONTA, N.Y. -- The Ephs weren’t as fortunate as the men in their season opener, falling 2-0 to Oneonta State.
The Red Dragons opened the scoring in the 7th minute with a tough-angle shot that eluded keeper Hannah Van Wetter. The deficit doubled in the 53rd minute when Lindsay Doxtader and Elise Moinzadeh teamed up.
Williams had chances to find the back of net. Carla Nicasio had an opportunity sail high in the first half before Hana Tomozawa’s chance went wide five minutes later. Caitlyn Clark then almost tied the game early in the second half, but a nice save from Rori Stark kept Oneonta ahead.
Van Wetter made five saves in net for Williams. Williams put just three shots on frame.