There’s no place like home for five SUNY Cortland spring sports teams.
The College hosts State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) postseason championship play in five sports between Wednesday, May 1, and Sunday, May 5.
|P.J. Rinaldi has knocked in
32 runs for Cortland's baseball
team, which reached the 30-win
mark for the ninth straight
The Red Dragons’ baseball, women’s lacrosse and men’s lacrosse teams earned hosting rights by winning league regular-season titles. In addition, the men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams will be hosting the SUNYAC Championships Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4.
Action starts Wednesday, May 1, when the top-seeded men’s lacrosse team hosts fourth-seeded Potsdam in a conference semifinal game. With a win, the Red Dragons would host either second-seeded Plattsburgh or third-seeded Brockport in the title game Saturday, May 4, at 3:30 p.m. Brockport plays at Plattsburgh in the semifinals Wednesday.
The four-team, double-elimination baseball tournament begins Friday, May 3, when top-seeded Cortland plays fourth-seeded Fredonia at noon and second-seeded New Paltz plays third-seeded Oswego at 3:30 p.m. Three games are scheduled for Saturday, starting at 10 a.m., and the championship round begins Sunday at noon, with another game to follow, if needed.
The women's lacrosse tournament semifinals will be held Friday, May 3, with top-seeded Cortland meeting fourth-seeded Brockport at 12:30 p.m. Second-seeded Fredonia plays third-seeded Geneseo at 3 p.m. If the Cortland men’s lacrosse team reaches the conference finals, the women’s lacrosse winners play for the title Saturday at noon. Otherwise, the women’s lacrosse title game will start at 1 p.m.
The SUNYAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be held at the SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex Friday, May 3, beginning at 2 p.m. and Saturday starting at 9 a.m. Cortland’s women are the two-time defending league champion and Cortland’s men won the league crown last spring.
SUNY Cortland athletics website
Lacrosse (each day): $6 for adults, $3 for children 12 and under, FREE for SUNY students with ID
Track and Field (each day): $6 for adults, $3 for children 12 and under, FREE for SUNY students with ID
Baseball (each day): $6 for adults, $3 for children 12 and under, FREE for SUNY students with ID
Baseball (all-session pass): $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and younger
2013 SUNYAC MEN'S LACROSSE TOURNAMENT
Semifinals – Wednesday, May 1
(#4) Potsdam at (#1) Cortland, 4 p.m.
(#3) Brockport at (#2) Plattsburgh, 4 p.m.
Finals – Saturday, May 4
Semifinal winners (at highest remaining seed) (3:30 p.m. start if at Cortland)
2013 SUNYAC WOMEN'S LACROSSE TOURNAMENT
Semifinals – Friday, May 3
(#4) Brockport at (#1) Cortland, 12:30 p.m.
(#3) Geneseo vs. (#2) Fredonia, 3 p.m.
Finals – Saturday, May 4
Semifinal winners, noon (if Cortland men are hosting SUNYAC finals; otherwise, 1 p.m. start)
2013 SUNYAC BASEBALL TOURNAMENT
Friday, May 3
Game 1: (#4) Fredonia at (#1) Cortland, 12 p.m.
Game 2: (#3) Oswego vs. (#2) New Paltz, 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 4
Game 3: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 10 a.m.
Game 4: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, 1 p.m.
Game 5: Winner Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4, 4 p.m.
Sunday, May 6
Game 6: Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5, 12 p.m.
Game 7: Same teams at Game 6, if needed (approximately 30 minutes after Game 6 ends)
2013 SUNYAC OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4