Women's Indoor Track & Field
The Geneseo women's indoor track and field team scored 20 points in the 800 meters on their way to an eighth place team finish of 57 scoring teams at the 2012 ECAC Division III Indoor Track and Field championships at the New York City Armory. Junior Cailin Kowalewski finished second in the 800 in a school record time of 2:12.57, first year Keira Wood ran fourth in 2:15.06, senior Kelly Brunscheen ran fifth in 2:15.45 and first year Allison Hoh placed sixth in 2:15.91. Junior Brigid Heenan scored eight points for Geneseo with a second place in the 3,000 meters with a time of 10:16.29, junior Marissa Liberati scored with a fourth place performance of 17:35.20 in the 5,000 meters and the Distance Medley Relay of Wood, Brunscheen, Hoh and sophomore Mary Aldridge was eighth in a time of 12:02.71. The Blue Knights await word on qualification for the NCAA Division III championships slated for Friday and Saturday in Grinnell, Iowa.
Men's Indoor Track & Field
The Geneseo men's track and field team scored 17 points to finish 18th of 62 scoring teams at the 2012 ECAC Division III Indoor Track and Field championships at the Armory in New York City. Senior Chris Carter highlighted the performances with a fourth place time of 1:54.18 in the 800 meter run for the Blue Knights and junior Tom Clark ran fifth in the mile run with a time of 4:16.14. Geneseo saw two relays score points as the Distance Medley Relay of junior Alex Brimstein, senior Jesse Cleary-Krell, Carter and senior Eddie Novara was fifth in 9:58.89 and the 4X800 relay of Brimstein, senior Kevin Bronson, Clark and senior Mark Streb was fifth in 7:53.48. The Blue Knights await word on qualification for the NCAA Division III championships slated for Friday and Saturday in Grinnell, Iowa.
Sophomore Collin Clark scored three times in the second half to break open a close game and senior C.J Estes dished three assists to lead the Nazareth Golden Flyers (1-1) to an 8-3 win over the Geneseo men's lacrosse team this afternoon at Monroe Community College. Senior John McDonnell and sophomore Trevar Haefele added two goals each for the Golden Flyers. Sophomore John Wettack netted two scores for Geneseo and first year Steven Cregan dished out two assists. Nazareth took a 2-0 lead after one period of play as McDonnell scored an improbable goal with one second left. With four seconds remaining, Estes put the ball in play from the right corner and fired a pass into the crease, where McDonnell caught the ball and flipped a shot behind his head with his back to the goal. Geneseo cut the lead to 2-1 at 12:20 of the second quarter when Cregan fed junior Andrew McNulty for a man-up goal. The Flyers took a 3-1 lead at the half on a goal by sophomore Will Fallo. In the second half, Cregan fed Wettack at 11:55 of the third to cut the deficit to 3-2, but Nazareth scored five straight goals, including three by Clark, over a span of 20 minutes to extend to an 8-2 lead. Wettack completed the scoring in the contest with a man-up goal from senior Jeff Watson with 51 seconds remaining. Each team collected 30 shots and 29 groundballs for the contest as junior Tim Doyle made 13 saves to earn the win for Nazareth, while junior Michael Greubel stopped 12 shots for Geneseo. Geneseo senior Frank DiSanti won 7 of 14 faceoffs, while sophomore Mark Pinski won 5 of 10 for Nazareth. The Blue Knights fall to 0-2 on the season and take on St. Lawrence on March 13 in Virginia Beach.