Sophomore Jordan Jones scored 22 points on 7-13 from the field and 7-9 from the line with six rebounds as the Geneseo men's basketball team won their fourth straight and sixth of the last seven with an 80-69 victory at New Paltz (6-9/3-6 SUNYAC) this afternoon. Senior Mike Hoy hit 4-7 from the floor, 3-3 from the arc and 3-5 from the line for 14 points with five assists and sophomore Matt Curry netted 11 of his 13 points in the second half and shot 6-8 from the floor with six rebounds for Geneseo. The Blue Knights closed the first half with a 9-3 run to lead 38-33 at the break, but New Paltz opened the second half with a three-pointer to pull within two. A Hoy three-pointer, Jones dunk and layup and a Curry shot from long range accounted for a 10-0 run which gave the Blue Knights a 48-36 lead and command of the contest. Geneseo, whose lone loss this semester was a one-point defeat vs. Fredonia, evens their overall record at 8-8 and moves to 6-3 in SUNYAC play. The Blue Knights host first place and SUNYAC unbeaten Oswego on Tuesday at 8 p.m.
Men's Swimming & Diving
The men's swimming and diving team traveled to Westminster, Pa. this afternoon for a tri-meet and the Blue Wave defeated the hosts by a score of 165-122 and lost to Carnegie Mellon by a count of 176-117. Senior Ken Pink won the 100 breaststroke (1:02.16) and 200 breast (2:14.05) and placed second in the 200 IM (2:01.98) to lead Geneseo. Geneseo's John Nasky and Brandon Peifer each captured a first and a second this afternoon as Nasky won the 1,650 free in 16:26.91 and placed second in the 500 free in 4:52.90 and Peifer won three meter diving with a score of 282.00 and finished second on the one-meter board with a score of 255.30. Senior Dan Strothenke won the 50 free in a time of 22.01, senior Josh Kaplan finished second in the 100 back in 54.97, senior CJ Schaub placed second in the 100 breast in 1:02.29 and senior Drew Rogers touched second in the 100 free in 49.42. Geneseo moves to 7-4 on the season and hosts Oswego on Saturday in their final dual meet of the regular season.
Women's Swimming & Diving
The women's swimming and diving team split their dual results by defeating host Westminster, Pa., 158-132, and falling to Carnegie Mellon, 167-118, this afternoon. First year Abby Max won the 200 back in 2:13.64 and the 500 free in 5:17.75 and finished second in the 200 free in 1:58.56 to lead the Blue Wave. Classmate Haleigh Wixson won the 100 back in 1:02.00 and finished second in both the 200 IM (2:16.16) and the 50 freestyle (25.56). First year Caroline Gardner placed second on both diving boards with a score of 204.60 on the one meter and a 176.80 on the three meter, while junior Elyssa Max finished second in the 100 free in 56.03. Geneseo is 6-5 on the season and hosts Oswego on Saturday in the final regular season dual meet of the season.
The host New Paltz Hawks (9-7/7-2 SUNYAC) held the Geneseo women's basketball team to 36% (17-47) shooting from the floor and 23% (3-13) from the arc to secure a 57-47 win over the Blue Knights. First year Shannon McGinnis hit 5-9 from the field, 2-3 from the arc and 2-3 from the line for 14 points with six rebounds and sophomore Lea Sobieraski added 10 points and six boards for the Blue Knights. Geneseo trailed 33-18 at the intermission and could get no closer than eight points in the second half at 42-34 on a pair of free throws by first year Cara Manfredi. Geneseo falls to 10-6 overall and 5-4 in SUNYAC and hosts Oswego on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Men's Ice Hockey
Junior Corbin Rosmarin scored a pair of goals, but the Geneseo men's ice hockey team dropped a 4-2 decision at Fredonia tonight. After a scoreless first period, Fredonia took a 1-0 lead at 11:30 of the second, but Rosmarin tied the game from sophomores Rich Manley and Brandon Angotti at 18:16. Fredonia countered to take a 2-1 lead at the intermission by scoring with only 36 seconds left in the frame. In the third period, the Blue Devils extended to 4-1 with goals at 3:45 and 6:44. Rosmarin completed the scoring with 32 seconds left in the game on assists from first year Justin Scharfe and Manley. Junior Adrian Rubeniuk made 26 saves in taking the loss as t;he Ice Knights fall to 10-9-0 overall and 4-6-0 in SUNYAC. The Ice Knights host the Oswego Lakers on Friday at 7 p.m.