Senior Ken Pink won the 100 breaststroke in 59.38 and the 200 breaststroke in 2:12.25 and teamed with seniors Josh Kaplan, Aaron Wagner and Drew Rogers to set a pool record time of 1:37.22 in the 200 medley relay to lead the Geneseo men's swimming and diving team past visiting Oswego, 168.5-117.5. Junior Austin Brennan and sophomore Brandon Peifer each won two events as Brennan posted a 54.46 in the 100 butterfly and a 2:01.41 in the 200 backstroke, while Peifer scored 299.80 points on the one-meter board and 277.35 points on the three-meter board. The Blue Wave had six other winners this afternoon as senior Nate Foley won the 1,000 free in 10:12.09, Kaplan took the 100 back in 56.04, senior Jeff Singer touched first in the 200 fly in 2:02.64, junior Frank Schiappa posted a 22.17 in the 50 freestyle, Rogers swam 48.42 in the 100 free and first year John Nasky won the 500 free in 4:48.37. Geneseo moves to 8-4 on the season and travels to the SUNYAC Championships on February 9-11 looking for their 14th consecutive team title.
Sophomore Lily Powell and first year Abby Max each won two events to lead the host Geneseo women's swimming and diving team over Oswego, 171-112. Powell won the 200 fly in 2:13.34 and the 400 IM in 4:52.34, while Max captured the 100 back in 1:01.27 and the 500 free in 5:16.36. Geneseo had nine other winners this afternoon as Erin O'Brien won the 1,000 free in 11:21.94, junior Elyssa Max won the 200 free in 2:03.03, junior Kaitlin Wilcoxen captured the 100 breaststroke in 1:10.32, senior Jade Plaschka took the 100 fly in 1:01.71, first year Haleigh Wixson won the 100 free in 55.75, Lauren Boyce touched first in the 200 back in 2:17.17, junior Erin Dewey swam 2:37.51 in the 200 breaststroke, Caroline Gardner posted 237.85 points on the one-meter board and Emily Wanamaker totaled 243.55 points on the three-meter board. The Blue Wave advances to 7-5 on the season and enters the SUNYAC Championships on February 9-11 as four-time defending champions.
Sophomore Zachary Vit scored a goal with three assists and senior Jonathan Redlick tallied a pair of scores to lead the Geneseo men's ice hockey team to an 8-3 win over visiting Cortland (5-14-1/3-7-1 SUNYAC) tonight. Senior David Arduin had a goal and two assists, senior Danny Scagnelli and sophomore Jonathan Sucese had a goal and an assist and junior Ryan Bulach and first year Justin Scharfe netted one score each. Geneseo led 3-1 after one period, extended to 5-1 after two and led 7-1 when Cortland scored a pair of goals just seven seconds apart. Sucese scored his first career goal to complete the scoring with 3:43 to play and junior Adrian Rubeniuk made 19 saves to post the win as Geneseo moves to 11-10-0 overall and 5-7-0 in SUNYAC. The Ice Knights travel to Brockport on Friday.
Senior Bri Dunton scored 13 points to lead the visiting Geneseo women's basketball team past the Brockport Golden Eagles, 49-35. Senior Katelyn Charbonneau added 12 points on 5-10 from the field and 2-5 from the arc, junior Melissa Graham hauled down 11 rebounds and sophomore Lea Sobieraski and first year Shannon McGinnis scored eight points each. After a first half that saw the teams play to a 19-19 tie, Geneseo scored the opening 13 points of the second half and cruised to the win. The Knights move to 12-6 overall and 7-4 in SUNYAC and host the New Paltz Hawks on Friday at 6 p.m.
The Geneseo men's distance medley relay team of junior Alex Brimstein, senior Chris Carter, senior Jesse Cleary-Krell and senior Eddie Novara posted the top Division III performance of the season with a winning time of 10:02.40 to highlight the finishes at the Spire Midwest Open in Geneva, Ohio this afternoon. Senior Wenley Louis won the long jump with the second best Division III performance of the season at 7.24 meters and senior Nwana Okafor finished fourth in the event with a distance of 6.59 meters. Carter placed fourth in the 800 meters with a time of 1:53.78, which stands third nationally and Brimstein placed sixth in the mile run with the fifth-best Division III time of 4:12.93. Senior Colin Keenan tied for eighth in the high jump with a leap of 1.85 meters for the Blue Knights. Geneseo travels to Ithaca on Saturday.
The Geneseo women's distance medley relay team consisting of senior Kelly Brunscheen, first year Allison Hoh, junior Marissa Liberati and junior Cailin Kowalewski finished fourth in a time of 12:21.69 to record the second fastest Division III time of the season in highlighting the performances at the Spire Midwest Open in Geneva, Ohio. First year Keira Wood, Hoh and Kowalewski placed fifth, sixth and 10th in the 800 meters in times of 2:17.23, 2:18.00 and 2:20.11, respectively. First year Alyssa Knott was fifth in the 5,000 meters in 18:04.59, Liberati placed seventh in the mile in 5:11.58, first year Cassie Goodman was 13th in the 3,000 meters in 10:30.92 and Brigid Heenan finished 15th in the same race in 10:33.34. The Blue Knights travel to Ithaca on Saturday.
The Geneseo men's basketball team traveled to Brockport tonight and fell by a score of 71-67. First year Gordon Lyons hit 6-9 from the field and 3-4 from the line for 15 points with nine rebounds and junior Ryan Riefenhauser netted 14 points on 6-8 from the floor and 2-3 from the charity stripe with 10 boards to pace Geneseo. Senior Mike Hoy hit 6-6 from the line and sophomore Connor Fedge netted five of six from the line as each scored 11 points. Geneseo trailed 11-0 in the early going, but responded with a 16-5 run to tie the game on the way to a 33-29 halftime deficit. In the second half, Brockport never trailed, but the game was tied at 45 on a pair of free throws by Riefenhauser and again at 60 on a layup by senior Abe Miller with 5:52 to play. The Golden Eagles would score five straight to take command of the game with 2:31 remaining. The Blue Knights fall to 8-10 overall and 6-5 in SUNYAC and host the New Paltz Hawks on Friday at 8 p.m.