The Geneseo men's ice hockey team traveled to Potsdam tonight and the contest was postponed after one period due to a problem with the ice surface in Maxcy Hall. The contest will resume at the start of the second on Sunday, when the teams take to the ice at Clarkson University.
Senior Alyssa Polosky went 5-12 from the floor, 3-7 from the arc and 7-8 from the line for 20 points with 12 rebounds and four blocks to lead the Geneseo women's basketball team to their ninth straight win, an 80-66 victory over Cortland (11-3/6-2 SUNYAC). The win gives Geneseo (13-2/8-0 SUNYAC) a two-game lead in the SUNYAC with Cortland, Oneonta and New Paltz all with two losses. Geneseo led by as many as 16 in the first half before settling for a 41-28 lead at intermission. In the second half, the Blue Knights led by as many as 22 at 50-28 and Cortland got no closer than 11 points at 73-62 with 1:49 to play. Junior Bri Dunton scored 17 points, including 8-12 from the charity stripe, with four assists and three steals, senior Khadija Campbell scored 16 points on 7-12 shooting with 10 rebounds and senior Brittany Finkle hit 6-12 from the field and 3-3 from the line for 15 points. Geneseo travels to Fredonia on Tuesday.
Junior Ken Pink won the 200 breaststroke (2:11.35) and was second in the 100 breaststroke (1:00.29) and 200 IM (1:59.28) to lead the unranked Geneseo Blue Wave to dual meet wins over #10 Carnegie Mellon, 153-146, and Westminster, 236-61, extending their dual meet winning streak to 53. Geneseo had two other competitors take a first and a second as junior Nate Foley won the 1,650 freestyle in 16:33.41 and was second in the 500 free in 4:47.10, while Gian Villegas won three-meter diving (254.70) and was second in one-meter diving (248.45). The Blue Wave garnered four other wins as C.J. Schaub won the 100 breast in 1:00.17, Frank Schiappa captured the 50 free in 21.53, Wills DeMoulin won the low board (277.20) and Dan Strothenke won the 100 free in 47.67. The Blue Wave are 11-0 on the season and travel to Oswego on Saturday.
The men's basketball team hosted Cortland this afternoon and dropped their sixth in the last seven by a score of 73-61. Geneseo jumped out to a 20-9 lead in the opening nine minutes of the contest, but Cortland fought back to tie the game at 24. After the Blue Knights reclaimed an eight-point lead at 33-25 on a three-pointer by Thomas Decker with 1:27 to play, the Red Dragons scored the next seven points to trail 33-32 at the half. In the second stanza, Geneseo had just one lead at 40-39 with 16:30 to play as Cortland answered each Geneseo basket. Junior Ryan Riefenhauser scored 13 points on 5-11 from the floor and 3-4 from the line with 14 rebounds. First year Jordan Jones made 9-10 from the charity stripe on his way to 11 points and junior Abe Miller made five of his 10 shots for 10 points. Geneseo controlled the glass with 43 rebounds to just 26 for Cortland, but the Blue Knights committed 20 turnovers and shot just 4-15 from the arc while the Red Dragons hit 9-22 from long range. Geneseo falls to 7-8 overall and 1-7 in SUNYAC and travels to Fredonia on Tuesday.
The women's swimming and diving team traveled to Carnegie Mellon today and split a pair of dual meets by defeating Westminster, 181-109, and falling to the hosts, 179-114. Senior Michelle Rodriguez won three events and anchored one winning relay to pace the Blue Wave as she won the 200 free in 1:53.03, the 50 free in 24.59, the 500 free in 5:11.09 and teamed with Corinne Vairo, Elyssa Max and Jennifer Anthone to win the 400 freestyle relay in 3:40.63. Sophomore Meghan Green finished second in the 1,650 free with a time of 18:08.53. The Blue Wave are 9-2 on the season and travel to Oswego on Saturday.