Thursday's Contest Summaries

Women's Lacrosse

The Geneseo women's lacrosse team scored 14 consecutive goals to close out the first half on the way to a 22-5 victory over the visiting Rochester Yellowjackets this afternoon. The Blue Knights raced to a 5-1 lead before the Yellowjackets closed the gap to 5-4 in the opening half. First year Caroline Buonocore netted six goals with three groundballs to lead Geneseo and senior Anna Hutchings collected two goals, two assists and seven draw controls. First year Emily Haggerty had five points on two goals and three helpers, sophomore Rachel Petrone had three goals and one assist and junior Kim Magee contributed three scores. Senior Megan Blaich came off the bench for two goals, one assist, sophomore Lea Paris added a pair of goals and Cassie Broton and Julia O'Brien netted a goal each. Senior Annie Smith allowed the four goals in the first half, while sophomore Julie Bernatzky allowed one goal and made four saves in the second half. Geneseo remains unbeaten at 6-0 on the season and hosts Potsdam on Saturday at 1 p.m.


Women's Tennis

The Geneseo women's tennis team hosted the Roberts Wesleyan Raiders and volleyed to an 8-1 victory. Juniors Monica Vieth and Julia Passik teamed to win 8-3 at first doubles, first year Lucy Mehrabyan and junior Melissa Baker won 8-2 at second doubles and juniors Katie Gayvert and Reggie Connelly won 8-3 at third doubles to take a 3-0 lead. In singles action, Vieth won 6-2, 3-6, 6-0 at first singles, Mehrabyan won 7-6 (1), 6-1 at second doubles, Passik captured third singles, 6-2, 6-3, Gayvert won fourth singles, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 and sophomore Katie Talbot won 6-1, 6-0 at sixth singles. The Knights are 11-2 on the season and host RIT on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

Women's Softball

The Geneseo women's softball team traveled to Rochester today and lost a pair of games, 4-1 and 5-3. In the opener, senior Megan Pogemiller blasted a solo homer in the fifth inning to tie the game at one, but Rochester scratched across three runs in the sixth, two on a squeeze play, to earn the win. Senior Janine Montera allowed six hits, three earned runs and three walks with four strikeouts in taking the loss in the circle. In the second game, Rochester jumped on the Knights for five runs in the initial four innings before Geneseo rebounded. In the fifth, sophomore Jess Steubing opened with a single and Pogemiller doubled her to third. Sophomore Stef Rosenberg followed with an RBI single and Sam Trapasso's third hit of the game loaded the bases with no outs. After an RBI single by Elise Porrera, Rochester got out of the jam allowing just one more run on a fielder's choice. Geneseo's Katie Gallagher allowed five runs on 10 hits in 3 1/3 innings, while Patty Callahan allowed just one hit and one walk with four strikeouts in 2 2/3 innings of relief. Geneseo is 5-9 on the season and hosts Brockport in the "Strike Out" Cancer game on Saturday at 1 p.m. on the Raschi Field.