The women's basketball team traveled to Oswego tonight and sunk the Lakers by a score of 54-46 to move to 5-1 overall and 2-0 in SUNYAC play. Geneseo led 26-16 at the intermission before the Lakers opened the second half on a 16-5 run to take a 32-31 lead. Oswego extended to a 44-37 lead with 4:25 remaining, but the Blue Knights outclassed the Lakers by a 17-2 count the rest of the way. Sophomore Bri Dunton hit 6-13 shots from the floor and 5-6 from the line for 17 points with four assists to pace Geneseo. Junior Alyssa Polosky posted a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds on five of nine shooting, while junior Brittany Finkle added 11 points, including five of seven from the free throw line, with six rebounds and six steals. The Blue Knights are off for the semester break and return on Tuesday, January 5 at Brockport.
The men's basketball team traveled to Oswego and won a dramatic 66-65 win when sophomore Mike Hoy sank a pair of free throws with three seconds left to complete a come-from-behind victory. Geneseo trailed 25-18 at halftime and 35-24 with 14:40 to play before mounting a 10-0 run to get back into the contest. Oswego responded and led 58-48 with 5:29 to play, but the Blue Knights chipped away at the lead, including a pair of three-point field goals by sophomore Ethan Estabrooks, eventually tying the game at 62. Hoy led the attack with 18 points on 4-9 from the field, 3-7 from the arc and 7-8 from the line. Senior Brandon Simpson hit 5-11 from the field and 3-3 from the line for 13 points and senior Kyle Stevens added 12 points and seven boards. Junior Mike Baker dished out six assists with four caroms and Estabrooks finished with nine points. Geneseo is 1-3 overall and 1-1 in SUNYAC and will travel to St. Martins, Washington on December 31 and take on Western Washington University on January 2.
Men's Ice Hockey
The men's ice hockey team traveled to Oswego tonight to take on the nationally #1 ranked Lakers and lost by a score of 4-2. After a scoreless first period, Oswego scored the opening goal at 5:04 of the second period on the power play. Senior Dan Brown netted his seventh goal of the year on the power play with the assist going to sophomore Stefan Decosse at 6:46. Geneseo took a 2-1 lead at 13:28 as senior Phil Rose scored his third of the season from Brown and sophomore Danny Scagnelli. The Lakers tied the game at 14:13 of the second and got the game winner at 11:35 of the third period on the power play. Oswego added an empty net goal with 13 ticks remaining. First year Adrian Rubeniuk turned in another sound performance with 33 saves in nets as Geneseo falls to 4-7-0 overall and 3-5-0 in SUNYAC.
Indoor Track & Field
The indoor track and field team opened their season at the Cornell Relays for a non-scoring meet. Sophomore Lee Berube highlighted the performances for the men by posting an NCAA provisional qualifying and school record time of 14:30.89 in winning the 5,000 meters. Seniors Tim Chichester and Bobby Henchen finished third and fourth in the event with times of 15:02.44 and 15:24.32, respectively. Geneseo's Wesley Louis was fourth in the long jump with 6.81 meters, John Brotsch placed seventh in the 500 meters in 1:07.92, Lee Gabler was seventh in the 3,000 meters in 9:03.52 and the Distance Medley Relay team of Dan Pollock, Henry Potter, Tim Kramer and Bill Juda placed second in 10:43.05.
On the women's side, senior Kristin Shumway placed sixth in the triple jump with a distance of 10.69 meters and eighth in the high jump with a leap of 1.55 meters. Geneseo travels to RIT on Saturday.