Senior Michelle Milkovich became the Geneseo career point leader with 70, classmate Stephanie Maisonet became the career goal-scoring leader with 30 and the women's field hockey team secured the program's 100th win with a 3-0 victory over the visiting Oneonta Red Dragons this afternoon. Milkovich, who has 22 goals and 26 assists for her career, scored unassisted at 11:25 to get the Blue Knights rolling, picking up the two points needed to surpass the record of 69 by Leslie Howlett '02. Maisonet, who stands third all-time with 67 points, scored a pair of goals in the game. The first came at 15:54 from junior Abby Sayler and the second followed at 38:49 from senior Erin Zalewski, passing Howlett's 29 career markers. Geneseo's stellar defense held the Red Dragons to two shots and sophomore Caitlyn Dowell made one save to earn the shutout. The Blue Knights are 3-1 on the season and 1-0 in SUNYAC play and host the New Paltz Hawks on Saturday at 1 p.m.
The men's cross country team, ranked fifth in the latest USTFCCCA Division III national poll, traveled to Oneonta this afternoon for the Atlantic Pre-Regional race and finished second with 60 points to champion St. Lawrence's 42. Junior Lee Berube paced Geneseo with a fifth place time of 25:10 and junior Eddie Novara ran ninth in 25:20. Geneseo placed three others in the top 20 to complete the scoring five as Chris Mateer was 13th in 25:44, first year Patrick Wortner ran 16th in 25:52 and Nick Pardee finished 20th in 25:58. The top seven for the Blue Knights included Tom Clark, who was 22nd in 25:59 and Mark Streb, who crossed 28th in 26:06. Geneseo is off until hosting the 30th Annual Geneseo Invitational at Letchworth State Park on Saturday, October 2 at 11 a.m.
The women's cross country team, ranked sixth in the current USTFCCCA Division III poll, placed second with 68 points to second-ranked St. Lawrence's 50 points at the Atlantic Pre-Regional at Oneonta. Sophomore Marissa Liberati finished in second place individually with a time of 21:48 to lead the Blue Knights. Junior Alyssa Smith and first year Mary Aldridge ran 12th and 13th, respectively, in times of 22:39 and 22:42. The scoring five included sophomore Brigid Heenan, who was 20th and Danae Polsin, who was 21st, who each crossed in 23:04. Geneseo's Julie Dmochowski was 23rd in 23:06 and Erin Dorset placed 27th in 23:11. The Blue Knights host the 30th Annual Geneseo Invitational on Saturday, October 2 at 11 a.m. at Letchworth State Park.
The women's tennis team traveled to New Paltz this afternoon and downed the Hawks by a score of 6-3. Geneseo took a 2-1 lead after the doubles portion as junior Melissa Baker and first year Lucy Mehrabyan won 8-0 at second doubles and junior Katie Gayvert and sophomore Sarah Shields took an 8-4 win at third doubles. In singles action, junior Monica Vieth won 6-2, 6-0 at first singles, Mehrabyan recovered to take second singles, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, Shields won fifth singles, 6-0, 6-1 and sophomore Katie Talbot remained unbeaten at sixth singles, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1. Geneseo remains undefeated at 5-0 and travels to Oneonta on Saturday.
The women's volleyball team traveled to the RIT Invitational today and dropped a pair of matches to fall to 4-8 on the season. In the opener, the Blue Knights lost a tough five-set match to the hosts, 25-17, 15-25, 18-25, 25-18, 15-12. Senior Krista Frieling led the way with 20 kills and junior Kat Strickland added 11 kills. First year Noelle Morrison dished out 45 assists and sophomore Laura Galvin contributed 21 digs. In the second match, the Blue Knights dropped a three-set series, 25-22, 25-22, 25-15 to St. John Fisher. Frieling had 10 kills, Morrison added 23 assists and Galvin totaled 14 digs. Geneseo continues with the tournament on Saturday.