Friday's Contest Summaries

Men's Ice Hockey

Sophomore Ryan Bulach scored a pair of third period goals as the men's hockey team, ranked 10th in the latest USCHO.com poll, defeated the visiting Cortland Red Dragons, 6-2. Geneseo led 2-0 after one period as sophomore Colin de Jersey opened the scoring from junior Danny Scagnelli and senior Trevor Elliott at 11:32 and sophomore Kaz Iwamoto scored a highlight reel goal from senior Michael Forgione and Elliott at 16:07. In the second period, Cortland scored at 5:43 to cut the deficit to one, but Geneseo first year Zachary Vit scored through the five-hole on a faceoff from Jonathan Redlick for a 3-1 lead at 9:33. Geneseo exploded early in the third period as first year Carson Schell got his first career goal from Corbin Rosmarin and Andrew Rygiel at 1:11 and Bulach got the first of his two goals one minute later from David Arduin and Stefan Decosse. The Red Dragons added a goal at 5:16 and Bulach completed the scoring with 59 seconds left from Arduin and Forgione. Sophomore Adrian Rubeniuk made 27 saves, including a pair on breakaway chances, to earn the win in nets for Geneseo. The Ice Knights move to 8-2-2 overall and 5-1-1 in SUNYAC and host #1 Oswego on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Men's Basketball

First year Matt Curry scored a career-high 16 points with five rebounds and junior Mike Hoy added 16 points as the men's basketball team defeated St. John Fisher in the consolation bracket of the Wendy's College Classic tonight at Hobart, 65-61. The Blue Knights trailed 24-17 in the first half, but Curry netted seven points in a 15-8 run to close the half for a 32-32 score at intermission. In the second stanza, Curry scored six points in a 9-2 run to give Geneseo a 58-53 lead with 4:12 to play. The Blue Knights made only 12 of 26 free throws on the game, but were 7 of 10 in the final minute to seal the win. Curry made six of seven from the field, 2-2 from the arc and 2-2 from the line, while Hoy hit 5-12 from the floor, 2-5 from long range and 4-5 from the charity stripe. Junior Abe Miller added six points on three of seven shooting as the Knights made 48% from the floor and 56% from the arc. Geneseo moves to 4-1 on the season and takes on NAIA Division II Roberts Wesleyan in the fifth place game on Saturday at 3 p.m. at Nazareth College.