Head coach Jim Chen (pictured left) posted the 100th win against just 28 losses in his 10 seasons as the mentor for the Geneseo women's tennis team as the Blue Knights defeated the host RIT Tigers by a score of 8-1 this afternoon. Geneseo opened the doubles portion with a trio of victories as seniors Monica Vieth and Julia Passik won at first doubles, 8-4, seniors Lauren Johnson and Reggie Connelly won at second doubles, 8-4, and first years Shiho and Kaho Sato took third doubles, 8-0. Geneseo dominated singles action as Passik won 6-1, 6-1 at number two, Shiho Sato won 6-0, 6-0 at third singles, first year Amanda Rosati took fourth singles, 6-1, 6-1, junior Sarah Shields took fifth singles, 6-2, 6-0 and junior Katie Talbot posted a 6-0, 6-1 victory at sixth singles. First year Dexuan Yuan dropped a tough 7-6 (5), 6-2 score at first singles. Geneseo moves to 8-1 on the season and next travels to Manlius Tennis Club in Syracuse for the SUNYAC Championships, which run Friday through Sunday.
Women's Field Hockey
The host St. Lawrence Saints scored a pair of second half goals on the way to a 2-1 victory over the Geneseo women's field hockey team. The Blue Knights dominated action this afternoon as they posted a 14-5 advantage in shots and a 10-2 margin in penalty corners, but got just a single goal with five seconds remaining in the game from sophomore Bridget McGovern, her fourth of the season. St. Lawrence notched their two goals in the second half at 46:16 and 58:32, both coming on their only penalty corner opportunities of the contest. Junior Nicole Zito made two saves in taking the loss in nets as the Blue Knights fall to 7-5 on the season. Geneseo travels to Hamilton College on Tuesday.