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Botti's late TD helps Post edge Slippery Rock

Joe Botti scored on a 63-yard pass from Erik Anderwkavick with 1:32 left as C.W. Post edged Slippery Rock, 42-38, in a non-conference road game yesterday.

The win gave head coach Bryan Collins his 100th victory at the school and the Pioneers their highest win total since 2006.

Anderwkavick completed 18 of 25 passes for 314 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 75 yards and Anthony Brunetti carried 13 times for 90 yards and two touchdowns to lead Post (7-4).

Slippery Rock had the ball and a chance to pull out the win, but Ronnie Modik led the defense with 20 tackles and intercepted a Slipper Rock pass with 39 seconds left to seal the win for Post. Rensselaer 29, USMAA 27: Peter Nilson hit a 29-yard field goal as time expired to lead Rensselaer (4-2) in the Liberty League play. Richard Lyons scored on a 38-yard run to give USMMA (3-3)a 27-26 lead with two minutes left in the game. Sophomore running back John Gosselin rushed for 197 yards on 31 carries and had three touchdowns and Derrick Zentre passed for 96 yards and rushed for 41 for USMMA.

MEN'S SOCCER

Suffolk CC 1, Richland CC 0: Rafael Rajo scored with 4:38 seconds to play off a cross from Ronald Pressley to lift Suffolk CC (18-0-1) in an NJCAA national semifinal. Jesse Nutly made nine saves for his 14th shutout and 8th in a row. Suffolk plays the winner of Herkimer CC and Triton (IL) today at noon at Herkimer.Adelphi 2, NJIT 0: Alexander Kouznetsov and Michael Aquino each scored goals to lead No. 2 Adelphi (10-6-2) over No. 3 NJIT (4-13-2) in an ASC semifinal. Adelphi plays No. 1 Houston Baptist in the final today at 1 p.m. at Motamed FieldUSMMA 2, Kean University 0:Cody Kessler and Dan Twito each scored goals (11-2-5) to lead USMMA in an NCAA Division III first round game. Twito's goal was a header off corner kick in the 64th minute. USMMA plays SUNY Brockport in the second round today at 7 p.m. at NJIT in Newark.

MEN'S BASKETBALL

Suffolk CC-Brentwood 63, Lincoln College of New England (CT) 45:Bob Nagelberg had 23 points and A.J. Gallina and Fabian Green each added 11 points to lead Suffolk CC-Brentwood (3-1) in non-conference.Stonehill 75, C.W. Post 68:Aaron Hall led C.W. Post (1-1) with 21 points at the Stonehill Tipoff Classic. Ivan Almeida (18 points) was one of four players to reach double figures for Stonehill (2-0). WOMEN'S BASKETBALLKansas State 64, St. John's 53:Nadirah McKenith had 24 points on 9-for-16 shooting and four steals for No. 14 St. John's (1-1) at the Wildcat Classic in Manhattan Kansas.Mariah White (17 points) was one of four Kansas State players to finish in double figures.C.W. Post 56, UMASS-Lowell 55: Janea Aiken had 33 points on 11-for-24 shooting, including two free throws with five seconds left to lift C.W. Post (1-0) in an American International Tournament semifinal. Nicole Marciniak added 10 points and eight rebounds for C.W. Post, which will face American International in the final today at 1 p.m. Briarcliffe 88, Cooper Union 28:Patricia Simpson had a game high 11 points and Laura McTaggart added ten points for Briarcliffe (2-0), who had 14 players score, in non conference play. Cooper Union drops to 1-1.

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