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New Paltz State Athletics | November 13, 2013

New Paltz State knocks off William Smith 5-2 to advance

GENEVA, N.Y. -- New Paltz State pulled off a 5-2 upset win against William Smith in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Wednesday at William Smith's McCooey Field. The win served as the Hawks' first victory in the NCAA tournament.

New Paltz (14-8) advances to the tournament's second round and will take on Bowdoin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Montclair State.

William Smith, which earned an at-large bid into the NCAA tournament, finishes its season at 15-5 overall.

The Hawks, who are in the NCAA tournament for the second consecutive year, earned the SUNYAC's automatic bid by winning the SUNYAC tournament despite being the No. 3 seed. New Paltz lost 6-1 to Bowdoin in its first NCAA tournament game in the first round last year and will look to avenge that setback this Saturday.

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