Senior Abby Hungerford scored nine goals, one off the school record for a game, with one assist, six draw controls and four groundballs in leading Geneseo to a season-opening 16-10 victory over Wheaton (MA) College at the Disney Complex in Orlando, Florida this afternoon. First year Rachel Petrone added four goals, junior Anna Hutchings collected two goals and one assist and junior Lauren Burgoon dished out three helpers in the win. Junior Annie Smith made 10 saves in posting the win in goal, Jenna Theofield led the way with four caused turnovers and junior Cassie Broton scored once for the Blue Knights. Geneseo takes on Western New England College at Disney on Thursday.
The women's softball team split a pair of games at the Dot Richardson tournament in Clermont, Florida today. In the first game, Geneseo dropped a tough 5-4 game to Bethany (WV) by allowing two runs in the seventh inning. Geneseo scored their first run in the third inning as Kelsey Ogden singled, moved to third when KK Schaus got on by an error and scored on a wild pitch. In the fifth, Geneseo took a 4-3 lead when Karen Wagner walked, moved to second on a groundout and scored on an RBI double by Schaus. After a single by Katie Holm, both runners scored via wild pitch. Junior Janine Montera took the loss after giving up eight hits, two walks and three earned runs, while striking out six. In the second game, Geneseo scored two runs in the seventh inning to claim a 4-3 win over Frostburg (MD) State. Geneseo took a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning on a single by Megan Pogemiller, Lexi Williams reached on an error, an RBI single by Jessica Steubing and a wild pitch. Frostburg scored three runs in the fifth to take a 3-2 lead, but Geneseo answered in the top of the seventh. Sophomore Mary Bostwick and pinch hitter Brianna Sergio each reached on an error and Schaus hit a game-winning two-run double. Bostwick got the win by allowing eight hits and one walk with five strikeouts. Geneseo continues with the tournament by facing Ithaca and Messiah (PA) on Tuesday.