The indoor track and field team traveled to Boston University for the Terrier Invitational, a non-scoring meet, and sophomore Lee Berube broke a 33-year old SUNYAC record with a fourth-place time of 8:17.29 in the 3,000 meters and anchored the winning Distance Medley Relay team with junior Ryan O'Connor, senior Pat Gallagher and sophomore Henry Potter to a SUNYAC record and NCAA automatic qualifying time of 9:55.25. Plattsburgh's Kevin Williams held the previous record in the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:24. Senior Tim Chichester posted an NCAA provisional qualifying time of 14:32.84 in the 5,000 meters, while Gallagher, Jon Brotsch, Potter and Niko Brown set a school record in the 4X400 relay with a time of 3:22.18. In addition, Geneseo's Liz Montgomery qualified provisionally for the NCAA meet with a 17:35.02 in the 5,000 meters.
Senior forward Trevor Foster scored two goals, the first of his career, to lead the men's hockey team to a 7-4 win over host Morrisville tonight. Sophomore David Arduin netted a goal and two assists, while senior Dan Brown, sophomore Jonathan Redlick and first year Kaz Iwamoto netted a goal and an assist each for the Ice Knights. Geneseo led 3-2 after one period and 4-3 after two before Morrisville tied the game at the 5:30 mark of the third. Redlick got the game-winner at 9:31 and then Iwamoto and Foster scored 10 seconds apart at 12:46 and 12:56, respectively, to put the game away. Senior Sebastian Panetta scored once, while Jake Yard and Andrew Rygiel added two assists apiece. Sophomore Cory Gershon made 26 saves to earn the win in goal for Geneseo. The Ice Knights move to 9-10-1 overall and 5-6-0 in SUNYAC and travel to Fredonia on Friday.
The men's swimming and diving team set a pair of pool records and won their 42nd straight dual meet in a 152-112 victory over visiting Oswego this afternoon. Junior Wills DeMoulin won one-meter diving with a pool record score of 296.30 and captured three-meter diving with a score of 279.30 to lead Geneseo. First year Frank Schiappa set a pool mark in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 21.42 and sophomore Josh Kaplan won two events as he touched first in the 100 back (53.37) and the 200 back (1:58.36). Geneseo won seven other events as Colin Heinemann won the 1,000 free in 10:31.93, Drew Rogers won the 100 free in 48.51, Matt Valvo captured the 100 breast in 1:02.61, Jeff Singer finished first in the 200 fly in 2:01.41, sophomore Ken Pink placed first in the 200 breast in 2:13.22, Austin Brennan was first in the 100 fly in 54.40 and Aaron Wagner posted a 2:00.80 in the 200 IM. Geneseo finishes their dual meet season with a record of 11-0 and participates in the SUNYAC Championships at Erie Community College on February 11-13 as the 11-time defending champions.
The women's swimming and diving team posted a 158-130 win over visiting Oswego today as the Blue Wave set a pair of pool records. Senior Sierra Achin won the 200-yard breaststroke in a pool record time of 2:28.46 and added a first place time of 1:09.87 in the 100 breast. Junior Michelle Rodriguez posted a pool record in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:11.58 and senior Katie Linehan won two events as she touched first in the 100 free in 56.31 and the 200 free in 2:00.19. Geneseo won seven other events as first year Meghan Green won the 1,000 free in 10:48.98, senior Liz Krause took the 100 back in 1:02.56, Abby Erickson won the 200 fly in 2:17.78, Colleen Halbohn captured the 50 free in 25.98, Erin Dewey won the 200 back in 2:19.78, junior Jen Anthone took the 100 fly in 1:01.43 and senior Natalie Thorpe touched first in the 200 IM in 2:13.84. Geneseo completes the dual meet season with a record of 10-1 and next travels to Erie Community College on February 11-13 for the SUNYAC Championships, where they are two-time defending champions.
The visiting Cortland Red Dragons scored the initial 11 points of the second overtime and went on to defeat the men's basketball team by a score of 87-73. In the first half, Geneseo used an 8-3 run over a three-minute span late in the first half to take a 28-23 lead at halftime. The Blue Knights led the entire second half until Cortland's Dustin Marshall hit a put-back jumper from the left baseline with three seconds remaining to force the overtime. In the first extra session, Geneseo's Brandon Simpson had a chance to win the game with a short jumper that rolled around the rim and off with two seconds to play. Senior Kyle Stevens led five players in double digits for Geneseo with 17 points on 7-16 from the field with nine rebounds. Simpson hit 8-15 from the field for 16 points, junior John Scott made six of nine on the way to a career-high 13 points, sophomore Mike Hoy added 11 points and sophomore Abe Miller made 5-7 shots for 10 points with nine caroms and four blocks. Junior Mike Baker handed out 11 assists. Cortland made 24-27 shots from the free throw line, while the Knights hit just 3-10. Geneseo falls to 5-13 overall and 4-7 in SUNYAC and host Buffalo State on Tuesday at 8 p.m.
The women's basketball team hosted the first place Cortland Red Dragons this afternoon and dropped a 56-47 decision. Geneseo led 36-35 with 10:06 to play on a three-point play by junior Alyssa Polosky, but Cortland reeled off 13 points in a row over six minutes to take command of the contest. In the first half, Geneseo closed with a 14-3 run to pull even at the intermission, 25-25. Polosky led the Blue Knights with 17 points on 6-10 from the floor, 2-5 from the arc and 3-3 from the line, while sophomore Katelyn Charbonneau and first year Melissa Graham added 10 points each. Geneseo won the battle of the boards, 37-35, but committed 18 turnovers and shot 32.2% (19-59) from the floor. Geneseo falls to 11-7 overall and 7-4 in SUNYAC and hosts the Buffalo State Bengals on Tuesday at 6 p.m.