Friday's Contest Summaries

Men's Ice Hockey

Sophomore David Arduin scored two goals and an assist and classmate Stefan Decosse handed out four assists as the men's hockey team defeated visiting Cortland by a score of 7-3. The Ice Knights scored three times in the opening four minutes and held a two-goal lead or more the rest of the way. First year Colin de Jersey opened the scoring with his second of the year from Decosse and Ryan Bulach at 1:42, junior Daniel Sullivan scored his first of the year from Clint Olson at 2:16 and senior Phil Rose netted his fifth of the season from Dan Brown at 3:59 to get Geneseo rolling. Sophomore Jonathan Redlick scored from Arduin and Decosse on the power play at 5:04 of the second to make it 4-1 and Brown scored from senior Sebastian Panetta and Olson on the power play at 9:27 of the third for a 6-3 lead. Arduin got his two goals from Decosse at 14:11 of the second and 13:37 of the third. First year Adrian Rubeniuk made 38 saves to post the win in nets as Geneseo advances to 12-10-2 overall and 8-6-1 in SUNYAC. Geneseo hosts #1 Oswego on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Women's Basketball

Junior Alyssa Polosky scored a career-high 22 points on 9-18 from the field 4-6 from the arc with 14 rebounds to lead Geneseo to a 59-53 win over host Plattsburgh. Sophomore Katelyn Charbonneau hit 4-7 from long range for 12 points with six boards, classmate Bri Dunton added 10 points on 3-5 from the floor and 4-5 from the line and junior Brittany Finkle grabbed 10 rebounds for the Blue Knights. Geneseo led 34-25 at the intermission and stretched the lead to 44-29 with 17:26 left in the second stanza. Plattsburgh chipped at the lead, drawing within three at 56-53 with 46 seconds left, but Polosky's three-pointer with 22 ticks remaining clinched the win for the Knights. Geneseo moves to 14-10 overall and 10-7 in SUNYAC and travels to Potsdam on Saturday. A win by the Blue Knights or a loss by Oswego at Buffalo State on Saturday gives Geneseo the #4 seed and a home SUNYAC playoff game on Tuesday.

Men's Basketball

The men's basketball team traveled to Plattsburgh tonight and lost a 72-69 decision to the Cardinals. Senior Brandon Simpson led Geneseo with 19 points on 7-22 from the floor and 5-7 from the line and sophomore Abe Miller hit 7-9 shots from the field and 2-3 from the charity stripe for 16 points with 11 rebounds. Senior Kyle Stevens added 13 points and 12 boards on 6-13 shooting and sophomore Mike Hoy chipped in 12 points on 4-7 from the floor, 3-5 from the arc and 1-1 from the line. Geneseo trailed 31-21 at halftime and Plattsburgh extended the lead to 13 points at 52-39 with 11:42 left. Geneseo chipped away at the lead and drew within one point at 67-66 with 3:16 remaining on a bucket by Miller. Plattsburgh answered with a basket at 2:58 and went 3-4 in the final minutes from the line for a 72-66 lead. Hoy's three-pointer with four ticks left made the final. The Blue Knights fall to 7-17 overall and 6-11 in SUNYAC and travel to Potsdam on Saturday. A win by Geneseo or a loss by Oswego at Buffalo State gives the Blue Knights a spot in next week's SUNYAC playoffs.