Wednesday's Contest Summaries

Women's Softball

Junior Lexi Williams smashed a two-run homer in the second inning and junior Mary Bostwick scattered five hits and struck out four as the Geneseo women's softball team won the first game of a doubleheader, 2-1 over RIT (11-25) on their way to a sweep of the Tigers. In the opener, RIT jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first inning as senior Shannon McCormick singled, stole second and scored on a Geneseo error. In the bottom of the second, sophomore Elise Porreca opened with a single and Williams followed with her second homer of the season. Bostwick walked one in picking up her 11th win against eight defeats. First year Sarah Collmus allowed five hits and walked two in taking the loss for RIT. In game two, Geneseo erupted for 10 runs in the first inning on the way to an 11-3 victory in five innings. First year Ashley Fillmore and sophomore Sam Trapasso each went 3-3 with a double and two RBI to pace the Geneseo attack. Junior Stef Rosenberg was 2-3 with two runs and three RBI and first year Lauren Eggleston was 2-3 with a run and two RBI for the Blue Knights. Junior Katie Gallagher got the win in the circle for Geneseo after allowing three hits and one earned run with two walks and six strikeouts. Junior Michelle Tabisz hit a solo homer in the second inning and a two-out, two-run homer in the fourth inning to provide all the offense for RIT. Sophomore Tiffany Gundler took the loss after lasting just 2/3 innings and allowing 10 earned runs and Collmus mopped up for the Tigers.Geneseo moves to 17-17 on the season and hosts Buffalo State on Friday at 3 p.m.



Men's Lacrosse

First year Steven Cregan scored one goal and assisted on four others to lead the Geneseo men's lacrosse team to their fourth straight win, 15-6 over host Brockport. Senior Brendan Kurpis and junior Tim Burgess each scored three times for the Blue Knights, senior Jeff Watson and sophomore John Wettack each had two goals and one assist and sophomore James Purpura scored twice. The Golden Eagles scored the initial two goals of the game, but Geneseo netted seven of the next eight to take a 7-3 lead into intermission. Brockport scored with 29 ticks left in the third quarter to cut the lead to 10-6, but Kurpis scored the first of five in a row with six seconds left in the quarter as Geneseo blanked Brockport in the final frame. Senior defender Derek Drance and first year attack Pat O'Brien each scored one goal and junior Frank DiSanti controlled play by winning 20 of 25 faceoffs and scooping 14 groundballs. Junior Michael Greubel got the win in goal by making six saves and allowing six goals in 52:02 of action, sophomore Ryan Zaremba made one save in 5:23 and Adam Perri went untested in 2:35 of play. Geneseo moves to 4-7 overall and 4-1 in SUNYAC and hosts Plattsburgh on Saturday at 1 p.m. The winner of Saturday's game will host the loser in the SUNYAC semifinals on Wednesday, May 2.