Junior Melissa Graham scored 14 points on 6-10 from the field with a career-high 14 rebounds and the Geneseo women's basketball team scored the opening nine points of the second half in a 74-59 win over visiting Oswego (9-7/4-5 SUNYAC) tonight. Sophomore Lea Sobieraski scored 13 points with seven boards on 5-9 shooting, senior Bri Dunton totaled 12 points, eight rebounds, five steals and three assists and first year Katie Peterson hit four of her five shots on the way to nine points for Geneseo. The Blue Knights opened the game with a 10-0 lead and stretched the advantage to 15-2 on a three-pointer by first year Cara Manfredi with 14:03 to play. Oswego countered with a 19-2 run to take a 21-17 lead with 6:18 remaining, but Geneseo closed the half with a pair of long range shots by senior Meg Prue and Peterson for a 30-27 lead at the break. In the second half, Geneseo led by as many as 18 on a pair of free throws by Dunton with 14:11 to play and Oswego got no closer than seven points at 56-49 with 9:04 remaining. Geneseo shot 50% (28-56) from the floor and controlled the glass, 47-30. Senior Kayla Ryan scored 21 points for Oswego and junior Kassie Kleine added 16 points. Geneseo advances to 11-6 overall and 6-4 in SUNYAC and travels to Brockport on Saturday.
The visiting Oswego Lakers (13-3/9-0 SUNYAC) never trailed and remained unbeaten in SUNYAC play with a 63-49 win over the Geneseo men's basketball team. Sophomore Connor Fedge hit 7-10 shots on his way to 15 points with four steals and first year Gordon Lyons made five of six from the floor for 10 points with seven rebounds to lead Geneseo. Sophomore Matt Curry netted eight points and junior Ryan Riefenhauser snagged eight rebounds. Geneseo pulled within one point on five different occasions in the first half, the last coming at 17-16 with 8:41 to play on a jumper by Lyons, but Oswego outscored the Blue Knights by a 14-7 count the rest of the way for an eight-point lead at intermission, 31-23. In the second half, Geneseo could get no closer than six points at 43-37 on a layup by Lyons and 45-39 on a layup by Fedge, while Oswego's largest lead was the final margin of 14. Senior Chad Burridge scored 19 points on 9-12 from the floor to lead the Lakers. Geneseo has their four-game win streak snapped, falls to 8-9 overall and 6-4 in SUNYAC and travels to Brockport on Saturday.