Saturday's Contest Summaries

Women's Soccer

Senior Anne Beinetti (pictured left) scored the lone goal of the game, her school-record tying 16th of the season, at the 3:40 mark on an assist from senior Bella Masotti to give the visiting Geneseo women's soccer team a 1-0 win over Potsdam. Sophomore Julia Sanger made one save to post the shutout as the Geneseo defense allowed just two shots in the game. Geneseo moves to 12-4-1 overall and 5-3-1 in SUNYAC.




Men's Soccer

The Geneseo men's soccer team hosted the Potsdam Bears this afternoon and played to a 1-1 draw. The Blue Knights posted 28 shots to just eight for Potsdam, including a 16-3 advantage in the second half and overtime when the Bears played down a man due to a red card for nearly 30 minutes. Sophomore Ryan Yurchak (pictured left) scored the opening goal of the game on a through ball up the middle from senior John Piaggione. Potsdam answered just 43 seconds later when Alessio Vitale intercepted a pass and went in all alone for the tie game. Senior Sam Murphy made four saves in the contest as the Knights move to 8-6-2 overall and 5-3-1 in SUNYAC. Geneseo hosts St. John Fisher on Wednesday at 3 p.m.



Women's Volleyball

The Geneseo women's volleyball team continued with second round SUNYAC round robin pool play at Brockport this afternoon and split a pair of matches. Geneseo took on first place Fredonia in the opening match and dropped a 25-22, 21-25, 25-13, 25-20 outcome. Senior Kat Strickland posted 13 kills, sophomore Ronnie Guszcza had 10 kills, sophomore Noelle Morrison dished out 35 assists and Alysia Negron contributed 15 digs. In the second match, Geneseo clinched the #3 seed from the West division for the SUNYAC tournament with a 25-20, 25-9, 25-9 win over Oswego. First year Julia Gangloff (pictured left) led the way with 33 assists and four aces, Courtney Long had 10 kills and Strickland contributed four aces. Geneseo is 16-16 overall and 5-3 in SUNYAC West. The Blue Knights travel to Ithaca on Wednesday.


Men's Ice Hockey

The #12 Geneseo Ice Knights hosted fourth-ranked Adrian College this afternoon and lost a heartbreaker, 6-5 in overtime. Geneseo opened the scoring at 10:29 of the first when sophomore Carson Schell scored from close range from Clint Olson. Adrian notched their first goal at 17:26 to make the game 1-1 after one. In the second period, Geneseo exploded for three goals in a 2:29 span as Zachary Vit (pictured left) and Jimmy Powers scored on the power play before David Arduin got an even strength goal to complete the barrage at 5:42. Adrian would erase the three-goal deficit with even strength goals at 16:04 and 17:06 of the second and a power play score at 0:15 of the third period. The Bulldogs took a 5-4 lead at 5:41 of the third, but junior Nick Ryan tied the game on an assist from Vit at the 8:41 mark. The Blue Knights had an early power play in the overtime, but after killing it off, Adrian got the game-winner at the 2:28 mark. Senior Cory Gershon made 26 saves to take the loss, while Vit and Arduin finished with a goal and an assist apiece. The Ice Knights host Buffalo State on Friday at 7 p.m.


Women's Field Hockey

The Geneseo women's field hockey team traveled to Bloomsburg, Pa. for a rescheduled match against SUNY New Paltz and dropped a tough 2-1 decision. Geneseo controlled the play with 23 shots and 15 corners to just 10 shots and eight corners for the Hawks. New Paltz took a 1-0 lead at 29:30 of the first half. In the second half, sophomore Kayla DeAngelis (pictured left) notched her 14th goal of the year on a scramble in front to tie the game at 40:07, but the Hawks responded just 1:23 later with the eventual game-winner. Junior Caitlyn Dowell made one save in taking the loss in goal as Geneseo falls to 8-8 overall and 3-3 in SUNYAC. The Blue Knights take on Washington & Jefferson on Sunday.



Swimming & Diving

The women's and men's swimming and diving team hosted the Division I Canisius College Golden Griffins this afternoon and the women won a 125-118 decision, while the men fell by a score of 146-95. On the women's side, junior Kaitlin Wilcoxen was a double winner in taking the 200 IM in 2:18.84 and the 100 breast in 1:11.11. Sophomore Lily Powell won the 100 fly in 1:01.94, Elyssa Max captured the 100 free in 55.92 and Caroline Gardner won one-meter diving with a score of 198.95. On the men's side, junior Frank Schiappa highlighted the performances with a pool record time of 21.22 in the 50 freestyle, while first year Kenny Athans won the 200 IM in a time of 1:59.95. The Blue Wave host the Geneseo Invitational on Saturday at 12 p.m.