The men's ice hockey team hosted the Western New England College Golden Bears and won a 9-2 decision to move to 5-7-0 on the season. Geneseo scored five goals in the opening period, scored four power play goals in seven attempts and added a pair of shorthanded scores in the contest. Senior Phil Rose and sophomore David Arduin each had a goal and two assists to pace the offense, including a one of the shorthanded scores coming off the stick of Rose. First year Dominic Turilli had three assists for the Ice Knights, who had nine different players score goals. Senior Dan Brown, junior Michael Forgione, sophomore Stefan Decosse and first year Kaz Iwamoto scored a goal and an assist each, while single goals came from senior Sebastian Panetta and first years Ryan Bulach and Nick Ryan. First year Adrian Rubeniuk picked up the win in goal by making 10 saves and allowing two goals in 32:23, while junior Michael Battaglia stopped seven shots in 27:37 of action. Geneseo hosts Manhattanville on Sunday at 2 p.m.
The indoor track and field team traveled to the RIT Invitational today for a non-scoring meet. On the men's side, Geneseo's Wenley Louis won the long jump in an NCAA provisional distance of 6.99 meters and the triple jump with an ECAC-qualifying leap of 13.68 meters and Matthew Hart won the 200 meters in 23.76 and the 55 meters in 6.72 seconds to pace the Blue Knights. The team posted five other winners as John Brotsch captured the 400 meters in 51.06, Henry Potter won the 1,000 meters in 2:40.24, Mark Streb took the Mile run in 4:21.00, Ken Wickey won the shot put (13.79 m) and Andrew Sorrento placed first in the weight throw with a toss of 15.45 meters.
On the women's side, senior Kristin Shumway won the high jump (1.58 m) and the 400 meters (1:00.98) and placed second in the triple jump (10.80 m) to highlight the performances. Geneseo's Jillian Weidman won the 1,000 meters in 3:08.06, while Julie Cook and Keisha Stokes tied for second in the high jump (1.51 m) and Rachel Serpe placed second in the pole vault (2.90 m).
Geneseo is off for the semester break and returns to action on Saturday, January 15 at RIT.