The Geneseo women's softball team hosted D'Youville College this afternoon and swept the Spartans by scores of 5-1 in game one and 6-3 in game two. In the opener, Geneseo trailed 1-0 in the bottom of the fourth and scored a pair of unearned runs on an RBI single by junior Jane LePage and a Spartan error. The Blue Knights broke the game open with three runs in the sixth inning on an RBI double by junior Stef Rosenberg, an RBI single by junior Lexi Wiliams and a wild pitch. Junior Mary Bostwick allowed four hits and two walks with seven strikeouts to earn the win. In the second game, first year Ashley Fillmore was 2-3 with a two-run homer and senior KK Schaus was 2-4 with a double, triple and two runs scored after the Blue Knights fell behind 3-1 after one inning. Senior Kelsey Ogden and sophomore Sam Trapasso were each 2-4 with an RBI and junior Jess Steubing was 1-3 with an RBI double. Junior Katie Gallagher allowed seven hits and three walks with 10 strikeouts in picking up her first win of the season. Geneseo moves to 4-6 on the season and travels to Oswego on Friday.
Senior attack Connor Henderson had a hand in all his team's goals, scoring four goals with three assists, including the eventual game-winner with 20 seconds remaining to give the visiting St. John Fisher Cardinals (4-2) a 7-6 win over the Geneseo Blue Knights (0-5) this afternoon. Senior Brendan Kurpis scored four times, including a goal with six seconds left, to lead Geneseo, who drops their third consecutive and fourth overall one-goal decision. St. John Fisher controlled the first half of play as the Cardinals scored two goals in the first and two in the second before Kurpis made it 4-1 at intermission with 1:04 left in the half. After senior Mitch Ritchie scored his second of the game at 7:27 of the third for a 5-1 lead, Geneseo got a goal from senior Jeff Watson from first year Steven Cregan, a man-up goal from sophomore John Wettack from Cregan and a score from Kurpis with 18 ticks left in the third quarter for a 5-4 game. Henderson scored a man-up goal at 13:53 to reclaim a two-goal lead for St. John Fisher and Kurpis made it 6-5 from Steve Aziz with 10:29 to play before Henderson sealed the win late. St. John Fisher's Ryan Freije won 10 of 17 faceoffs, David Haseley scooped six groundballs and Jamie Campagna made 11 saves to post the win. Junior Frank DiSanti won seven of 17 faceoffs for Geneseo, junior Tim Burgess scooped five groundballs and junior Michael Greubel took the loss in nets despite making 11 saves. Geneseo hosts #4 RIT Tigers on Saturday at 1 p.m.