The men's soccer team hosted St. Lawrence this afternoon and won a 1-0 decision over the Saints. Junior Ian Mort took a pass from classmate Colin Begy and hit a shot inside the right post from the top left of the box just 4:38 into the match and the defense made the lone goal stand. Senior Mike Madarasz made four saves to earn the shutout in nets. St. Lawrence controlled the shots, 10-7, and the corners, 10-1. Geneseo moves to 2-2-1 on the season and hosts Union College on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. as the latter part of a doubleheader with the women's team.
The women's soccer team traveled to Pitt-Bradford this afternoon and ran their record to 4-1 on the season with a 3-0 caging of the Panthers. Junior Kelly Bergin scored at 35:05 of the first half, senior Jane Matejcik added a goal at 81:01 of the second half and junior Anne Beinetti scored her sixth of the year unassisted at 84:40 to complete the scoring. First year Olivia Panepinto assisted on the initial two goals and first year Julia Sanger got her first career shutout by making one save. Geneseo hosts Brockport on Saturday at 1 p.m. to begin a doubleheader with the men's team.
Men's Cross Country
The men's cross country team traveled to Penn State for the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational and finished fifth with 131 points against primarily Division I competition. Princeton won the meet with 48 points, Georgetown was second with 52, Navy placed third with 79 and Penn State finished fourth with 92. Junior Lee Berube paced the Blue Knights with a 13th place finish in 25:53 and junior transfer Eddie Novara was 16th in 25:55. Senior Ryan O'Connor was 28th in 26:15, senior Lee Gabler placed 44th in 26:41 and senior Mark Streb rounded out the scoring five in 46th in a time of 26:42. The top seven included Chris Mateer in 47th in 26:42 and Thomas Clark finished 50th in 26:45. Geneseo travels to Oneonta on Friday.
Women's Cross Country
The women's cross country team placed seventh at the mostly Division I institution Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational with a score of 222 this afternoon as Georgetown won the meet with 28 points. Sophomore Marissa Liberati was the top finisher in 25th place in 22:01 and Danae Polsin posted a 49th place time of 22:59. Sophomore Emily Sullivan ran 53rd in 23:02, classmate Brigid Heenan was 62nd in 23:13 and Erin Dorset placed 72nd in 23:20 to complete the scoring five. Junior Alyssa Smith was 74th in 23:24 and first year Mary Aldridge finished 75th in 23:25. Geneseo travels to Oneonta on Friday.
The women's tennis team remained unbeaten at 3-0 with a 9-0 blanking over host Fredonia this afternoon on the second day of SUNYAC West round robin action. Junior Monica Vieth and junior Julia Passik combined to win first doubles, 8-0. Vieth went on for a 6-0, 6-0 victory at first singles, while Passik grabbed a 6-2, 6-0 win at third singles. First year Lucy Mehrabyan teamed with junior Melissa Baker to win 8-2 at second doubles, with the former taking second singles, 6-0, 6-0. Junior Katie Gayvert and sophomore Sarah Shields won 8-1 at third doubles with Gayvert posting a 7-5, 6-1 win at fourth singles and Shields earning a 6-2, 6-0 win at fifth singles. Sophomore Katie Talbot completed the win with a 6-2, 6-0 decision at sixth singles. Geneseo completes round robin play versus Oswego on Sunday at Fredonia.
The women's volleyball team completed the Ithaca Invitational today and split a pair of matches to run their record to 4-5 on the season. Geneseo dropped a 25-21, 25-19, 25-20 match to St. John Fisher to open play today. First year Noelle Morrison dished 26 assists and senior Krista Frieling added 10 kills to pace Geneseo. Sophomore Laura Galvin had 15 digs and junior Kat Strickland combined five kills and two blocks. In the second match, the Blue Knights won a four-set decision over Oneonta, 25-18, 23-25, 25-17, 25-23. Frieling totaled 14 kills and Morrison had 39 assists in the win. Junior Jackie Inserillo added 12 kills, Strickland had eight kills and Galvin contributed 25 digs. Geneseo travels to Rochester on Tuesday.