Sophomore Caroline Buonocore scored five goals and five assists and classmate Emily Haggerty added four goals with five assists and 10 draw controls to lead the Geneseo women's lacrosse team past host Potsdam (3-7/0-3 SUNYAC), 22-9. Junior Rachel Petrone added three goals and one assist, while sophomore Kylie Caesar and first year Katey Hart added three goals each. Junior Julie Bernatzky made four saves and allowed nine goals in 53:05 and Laura Passamonte made five saves in 6:55 as the Blue Knights move to 5-3 overall and 1-1 in SUNYAC. Geneseo travels to Brockport on Tuesday.
The Geneseo women's softball team split a doubleheader at Brockport today by winning game one, 11-9, and falling in game two, 9-1. In the opener, Geneseo scored five runs in the top of the sixth to lead 11-4 and held on for the win. Senior KK Schaus was 2-5 with a double, homerun and three RBI and sophomore Stefanie Rosenberg was 2-4 with two doubles and four RBI. Junior Mary Bostwick got the win in the circle after going five innings and allowing nine hits, eight runs and three walks with five strikeouts. Junior Alexa Salzman allowed one run on one hit and three walks in one inning and junior Katie Gallagher picked up the save by pitching a perfect seventh inning with two strikeouts. In the second game, Brockport led 2-1 and broke the game open with three runs in the fourth, two in the fifth and two in the sixth. Junior Lexi Williams was 3-3 with a solo homer for the Blue Knights and Gallagher took the loss after allowing seven runs, four earned, on eight hits and three walks with four strikeouts in 4 2/3 innings. Geneseo moves to 6-12 overall and 2-4 in SUNYAC and travels to Keuka on Tuesday.
Outdoor Track & Field
The Geneseo outdoor track and field team traveled to Rochester this afternoon for a non-scoring meet. On the women's side, senior Ashley Jones finished second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in an ECAC-qualifying time of 11:37.11 to highlight the performances and first year Allison Hoh finished third in the event in an ECAC-time of 11:50.66. First year Keira Wood, junior Cailin Kowalewski and junior Marissa Liberati finished 3-5 in the 1,500 meters with times of 4:46.44, 4:46.59 and 4:50.72, respectively, with the former two being ECAC qualifiers. The 4X400 relay of senior Kelly Brunscheen, junior Carolyn Mahon, Hoh and Wood placed second with an ECAC time of 4:03.85 and Elyssa Slawinski was fourth in the discus with a toss of 32.73 meters. On the men's side, junior Alex Brimstein highlighted the finishes by winning the 5,000 meters in an ECAC-qualifying time of 15:08.89 and senior Nwana Okafor won the long jump with a distance of 7.02 meters. Senior Kevin Bronson was second in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:01.69, senior Greg Izzo finished third in the 400 hurdles with a time of 56.82 and junior Brendan Murphy finished fourth in the shot put with a toss of 13.02 meters.