Women's Field Hockey
Junior Kayla DeAngelis scored her third goal of the season at 40:59 of the second half on an assist from junior Katie Farley as the host Geneseo women's field hockey team defeated the Brockport Golden Eagles in the SUNYAC opener for both teams, 1-0. After a scoreless first half, Geneseo pressured the Eagle cage and earned a penalty corner. DeAngelis took the hit out to Farley, who dodged a defender and sent a pass back to DeAngelis at the near post for the tip-in goal. Geneseo controlled play most of the afternoon as the Blue Knights held a 10-2 shot and 10-6 corner advantage. First year Dayna Mercer made two saves to post her second consecutive victory as Geneseo evened their record at 3-3 overall. The Blue Knights travel to Morrisville on Wednesday.
Nationally 22nd ranked Fredonia scored three times on corner kicks, including the game-winner by Catie Hale with 8:30 left in the second overtime to lift the Blue Devils by the host Geneseo women's soccer team, 3-2, in the SUNYAC opener for both teams. Geneseo led 1-0 at intermission as first year Amanda Gray scored on an assist from Kelsey Raschke at 34:24. Hale picked up two assists in the second half as she started the corner at 60:47 resulting in a goal by Reilly Condidorio and again at 68:13 on a goal by Shannon Letina to give the Blue Devils a 2-1 lead. Geneseo sent the game into overtime with 1:51 remaining as junior Olivia Panepinto netted her first of the year. Fredonia had a 14-9 advantage in shots, but Geneseo took seven corner kicks to only six for Fredonia. Junior Julia Sanger made four saves in taking the loss for the Blue Knights as they fall to 0-6-1 on the season. Geneseo hosts Buffalo State on Saturday at 1 p.m.
The host Fredonia Blue Devils (2-7-0) scored on a penalty kick with 5:40 to play in regulation and went on for a 2-1 win over the Geneseo men's soccer team this afternoon in the SUNYAC opener. After a scoreless first half, Geneseo struck just 38 seconds into the second stanza when, on a flurry of shots, Fredonia committed a handball in the scoring area. The infraction carries an automatic red card ejection and a penalty kick, which was converted by sophomore Neil Allen for a 1-0 lead. Playing a man down, Fredonia bounced right back with a goal just 42 seconds later, setting the stage for the game-winner, which came after a foul in the penalty area. Geneseo's Dan Maddock made four saves in taking the loss as the Blue Knights fall to 1-4-1 on the year. Geneseo travels to Buffalo State on Saturday.