Senior Abby Hungerford tallied five goals with three draw controls to lead the Geneseo women's lacrosse team past Oneonta (6-2) in the SUNYAC opener for both teams, 14-9. The Blue Knights scored five straight goals in the final 15 minutes of the first half to open an 8-3 lead at the intermission and notched three in a row over a nine-minute span of the second half to expand the lead to 12-5. Oneonta got three consecutive goals from Rosemarie Fazio from the 6:01 mark to the 4:21 mark to cut the Geneseo lead to 13-9, but the Knights gained possession and worked the clock until senior Tara Murphy scored her third goal of the game with 44 seconds left to complete the scoring. Junior Lauren Burgoon added three goals, first year Rachel Petrone scored two goals with four draws and first year Lea Paris netted one score for the Blue Knights. First year defender Jenna Theofield held Oneonta's top scorer, Rebecca Monteith, to one goal on the afternoon. Sophomore Monteith came into the contest with 36 goals on the season and 106 in just the second season of her career. Sophomore Kim Magee collected four draws and junior Annie Smith stopped 11 shots in goal to post the win. The Blue Knights advance to 3-3 on the season and 1-0 in SUNYAC and host New Paltz on Saturday at 1 p.m.
The women's softball team hosted Buffalo State this afternoon and the Bengals swept the Blue Knights by scores of 3-1 in game one and 6-0 in game two. In the opener, Buffalo State plated one run in the first on a single, a sacrifice and an RBI single. Geneseo tied the game in the bottom of the inning when senior Katie Holm, who had two of the three Geneseo hits, reached on an error and scored on an RBI double by first year Jess Steubing. The Bengals scored single runs in the third and fourth innings to claim the win. Junior Janine Montera allowed seven hits and four walks with seven strikeouts in taking the loss. In the second game, Buffalo State scored two runs in the first, third and fifth innings to complete the sweep. Geneseo managed seven hits by seven different players. Sophomore Mary Bostwick took the loss after allowing five hits, three walks and four earned runs with four strikeouts in five innings. First year Katie Gallagher allowed one hit with three strikeouts in the final two frames. Geneseo falls to 7-7 overall and 0-2 in SUNYAC and hosts Fredonia on Saturday at 1 p.m.