Saturday's Contest Summaries

Women's Softball

The women's softball team hosted the New Paltz Hawks this afternoon and clinched a SUNYAC playoff spot with a doubleheader sweep, 6-3 and 5-2. In the opener, Geneseo scored four times in the first inning and added a run in the second to take a 5-0 lead. First year Stef Rosenberg went 3-4 with a run scored, senior Bree Crossett hit 2-3 with an RBI and senior Katie Holm was 1-3 with a run and two RBI. Junior Janine Montera allowed 10 hits and two earned runs with two strikeouts to run her record to 12-6 on the season. In game two, junior Megan Pogemiller's two-run double in the bottom of the fourth inning propelled Geneseo to a three-run inning after the Blue Knights allowed a run in the top of the first. Geneseo scored lone runs in the fifth and sixth inning to lead, 5-1, before New Paltz plated a run in the top of the seventh. Pogemiller went 2-3 with two doubles and two RBI, sophomore KK Schaus was 1-2 with a run and a RBI and Kelsey Ogden hit 2-3 with a run and a RBI. Sophomore Mary Bostwick scattered seven hits with one walk and one strikeout to earn the win. Geneseo moves to 25-15 overall and 10-8 in SUNYAC and will begin the postseason tournament against an opponent to be determined at Cortland on Thursday.

Women's Lacrosse

The women's lacrosse team traveled to Buffalo State this afternoon and dropped a 13-9 decision. Geneseo led 4-2 with 17:59 remaining in the first half when the Bengals erupted for six straight goals over the next 30 minutes to take an 8-4 lead and command of the contest. Senior Abby Hungerford paced the offense with two goals and one assist, Tara Murphy and Anna Hutchings scored two goals apiece and Lauren Burgoon, Lea Paris and Casie Damore tallied single scores. Junior Annie Smith made seven saves in suffering the loss in nets. Geneseo falls to 8-7 overall and 5-3 in SUNYAC and will take on top-seeded Cortland in the semifinals of the SUNYAC tournament on Friday at Cortland.