The Geneseo women's softball team hosted Potsdam this afternoon and swept the Bears by scores of 9-6 in game one and 5-0 in game two. In the opener, Geneseo scored six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to erase a 5-2 deficit. Sophomore Lexi Williams was 3-4 with two runs and an RBI single in the fifth inning and junior Kelsey Ogden had a two-run double in the fifth. Senior Megan Pogemiller was 1-3 with a run and an RBI, while Jess Steubing and Jane LePage were 1-2 with the latter scoring three runs. Senior Janine Montera scattered eight hits with two walks and 10 strikeouts to post the win. In the nightcap, Montera tossed a four-hit shutout with four walks and two strikeouts and the Knights erupted for five unearned runs in the bottom of fifth. Junior KK Schaus was 4-4 with a run scored to lead the Geneseo offense and Ogden went 1-3 with a run. The Blue Knights even their record at 13-13 on the season and 4-6 in SUNYAC play and host Plattsburgh on Saturday at 1 p.m.
The Buffalo State Bengals allowed five straight goals over a 3:23 span to trail 11-10 with six minutes to play but Kendyl Clarkson fed Jenn Shaddock with 5:22 to go and assisted the game-winner by Molly Seifritz with 1:04 remaining to defeat the host #22 Geneseo Blue Knights by a score of 12-11. First year Caroline Buonocore scored three of her season-high seven goals during the late run by the Blue Knights and sophomore Lea Paris netted two goals to pace Geneseo. Senior Anna Hutchings dished out two assists with eight draw controls, while senior Lauren Burgoon and first year Emily Haggerty added one goal each. Senior Annie Smith stopped 14 shots in taking the loss for Geneseo. Junior Karen Shaddock led Buffalo State with four goals and one assist and senior Ashley O'Brien made 10 saves, including a game-saving stop on a free position attempt with 32 seconds left. Geneseo falls to 9-2 overall and 3-2 in SUNYAC and hosts New Paltz on Saturday at 11 a.m.