First year Caroline Buonocore scored five goals with one assist to lead the Geneseo women's lacrosse team to their seventh straight victory by a score of 19-7 over visiting Potsdam as the Blue Knights led 7-0 with 18:45 left in the first half on Buonocore's second goal. Senior Anna Hutchings netted four goals with six draw controls and senior Lauren Burgoon scored four times for the Blue Knights. Senior Casie Damore scored two goals and one assist, senior Cassie Broton came off the bench to hand out three assists and first year Emily Haggerty scored two goals with three draws. Sophomore Rachel Petrone and senior Julia O'Brien scored one goal each. Senior Annie Smith posted the win in goal by making nine saves and allowing six goals in 48:06, while Julie Bernatzky stopped six shots and allowed one goal in 11:54 of action. Geneseo is 7-0 on the season and hosts Brockport on Tuesday at 4 p.m.
Senior midfielder Ray Ryan, who finished with three goals and one assist, scored the eventual game-winning goal with 6:43 left and added an insurance tally with 4:24 to play as Geneseo defeated host Oswego, 9-7. The Blue Knights led 7-4 at intermission before Oswego scored three straight late in the third quarter and early in the fourth to tie the game at seven with 11:13 remaining. Senior Bobby King and junior Brendan Kurpis scored two goals each, while Tim Besio and James Purpura netted single goals for the Blue Knights. Oswego held leading scorer Craig Lange to a single assist on the afternoon and the Lakers won 14 of 19 faceoffs. Junior Jeff Watson dished out a pair of assists and first year Ryan Zaremba made nine saves in posting the win in goal. Geneseo moves to 4-4 overall and 1-0 in SUNYAC play and hosts Brockport in the home opener on Wednesday at 4 p.m.
The women's softball team hosted Brockport this afternoon and split the doubleheader after dropping game one by a score of 2-1 and winning the second game by a count of 4-2. In the opener, Geneseo took a 1-0 lead in the first inning as junior Kelsey Ogden opened with a double and was singled home by junior KK Schaus. Brockport tied the game in the sixth on an error, a single, a sacrifice bunt and an RBI groundout. In the seventh, the Golden Eagles won the game on an RBI triple by Melissa Martin. Brockport's Stephanie Geer picked up her eighth win against one defeat by scattering four hits and one walk with two strikeouts. Senior Janine Montera allowed three hits and one earned run with one walk and four strikeouts for Geneseo. In game two, Brockport led 2-0 before the Blue Knights scored three times in the bottom of the fourth inning. Sophomore Jess Steubing doubled with one out and Megan Pogemiller singled. After a run scored on an error and a fielder's choice, Janeanne LePage hit a two-run single to give Geneseo the lead. In the sixth, Geneseo added an insurance run after Pogemiller singled, moved to second on a wild pitch and scored on an infield error. Sophomore Katie Gallagher allowed eight hits and one earned run in 5 1/3 innings to pick up the win and Montera got the save with one strikeout in 1 2/3 innings of relief. Geneseo moves to 6-10 overall and 1-3 in SUNYAC and hosts Keuka College on Tuesday at 3 p.m.
The women's outdoor track and field team traveled to Rochester today and finished fourth of 15 teams with 81.50 points as Rochester won the meet with 142. Sophomore Marissa Liberati posted the lone win with a time of 4:39.98 in the 1,500 meters and junior Alyssa Smith ran an NCAA provisional qualifying time of 10:57.18 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Geneseo had five other individuals finish in third place as Mary Aldridge ran 4:53.74 in the 1,500 meters, Kelly Brunscheen finished the 400 meters in 1:01.00, Diahann Cuevo sprinted to a 13.06 in the 100 meters, Danae Polsin crossed in 18:51.44 in the 5,000 meters and Brittany Talani tossed the shot put 11.40 meters. Geneseo's distance runners compete at Bucknell on Friday and the rest of the team travels to Brockport on Saturday.
The men's outdoor track and field team traveled to Rochester and finished sixth of 15 teams with 66 points to champion Rochester's 131 this afternoon. Seniors Mark Streb and Mike McManus won individual titles as Streb ran 3:57.44 in the 1,500 and McManus leaped 1.98 meters in the high jump. Junior Nwana Okafor finished second in the long jump with a distance of 6.74 meters and the Blue Knights posted three third place results. Senior Ryan O'Connor ran 3:58.58 in the 1,500, junior Greg Izzo ran 56.76 in the 400-meter hurdles and senior Eric Rickman tossed the shot put 14.14 meters. Geneseo's Zach Markel posted a pair of fourth places as he threw the shot 13.58 meters and the discus 39.31 meters. Geneseo takes the distance crew to Bucknell on Friday and the split squad goes to Brockport on Saturday.