Sophomore Connor Fedge scored 20 points on 9-11 from the field and 2-6 from the line with five rebounds to lead the host Geneseo men's basketball team past New Paltz (8-11/5-8 SUNYAC), 81-73. First year Gordon Lyons hit all four of his field goals and went 4-6 from the line for 12 points with five boards, sophomore Jordan Jones made 3-4 from the floor and 6-9 from the line for 12 points and senior Mike Hoy netted all three of his field goals and all four foul shots for 10 points. In a closely contested first half that saw 10 ties, New Paltz led by as many as six points at 23-17 before Geneseo rallied with an 8-0 run to close the half and take a 37-33 lead. In the second half, Geneseo bolted to a 15-point margin at 53-38 with 13:26 to go and cruised to the win as the Hawks scored the final 10 points of the game. Geneseo moves to 9-10 overall and 7-5 in SUNYAC and host Oneonta on Saturday at 4 p.m.
Men's Ice Hockey
The host Brockport Golden Eagles scored with 2:11 left in regulation to earn a 2-2 with the Geneseo men's ice hockey team tonight. Brockport took a 1-0 lead at 8:38 of the first period, but Geneseo responded with a power play goal at the 4:28 mark of the second frame when sophomore Zachary Vit scored on assists from senior Clint Olson and junior Corbin Rosmarin. The Ice Knights took a 2-1 lead just 1:19 into the third period with a second power play goal as senior Jonathan Redlick scored from Vit and senior Danny Scagnelli. Senior Cory Gershon made 36 saves in nets for Geneseo as the Ice Knights move to 11-10-1 overall and 5-7-1 in SUNYAC. Geneseo hosts Potsdam on Friday at 7 p.m.
The visiting New Paltz Hawks (12-8/10-3 SUNYAC) used a 16-3 run midway through the second half to lead 51-36 with 5:37 to play on the way to a 60-45 win over the Geneseo women's basketball team tonight. First year Shannon McGinnis scored nine points with nine rebounds for Geneseo, senior Katelyn Charbonneau added eight points and junior Melissa Graham chipped in with seven. New Paltz used a 9-0 run in the first half to lead 26-16 with 1:23 to play, but a three-pointer by Charbonneau and a layup by senior Bri Dunton brought Geneseo within five at the break, 26-21. In the second half, consecutive long distance shots by Charbonneau and Graham cut the Hawk lead to 28-27, but Geneseo did not get any closer as New Paltz led the entire second stanza. The Blue Knights hit only 28% (15-53) from the field and 3-20 (15.0%) from long distance. Geneseo falls to 12-7 overall and 7-5 in SUNYAC and hosts Oneonta on Saturday at 2 p.m.