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Knights Advance to NCAA Second Round

Knights Advance to NCAA Second Round

Courtesy of Geneseo Sports Information 

GENEVA, N.Y. – SUNY Geneseo first-year forward Dan Bosio totaled a goal and two assists to lead the Knights to a 4-2 victory at Hobart in the first-round of the NCAA Division III Tournament, Saturday. 


  • Geneseo got on the board just under two minutes into the game after Bosio slid a puck on the Statesmen net that made its way to senior forward Sotiri Athanasopoulos for a finish inside the right post at 18:05. 
  • Sophomore forward Joe Serpico scored on a shot from the right face-off circle off another Bosio feed that staked the Knights to a 2-0 lead at 14:54. 
  • Geneseo built a three-goal lead after Bosio tipped a shot out of the air inside the right post with 7:24 remaining before Hobart got one back with 13.3 seconds left to make it a 3-1 game at the second intermission. 
  • Hobart (18-6-5) made it a one-goal game less than three minutes into the third, but first-year forward Carson Kelley finished an odd-man rush off a feed from junior forward Arthur Gordon with 4:52 left in regulation. 


  • Geneseo won a first-round game for the third time in the last five years. The Knights also defeated Nichols, 3-2, in 2014 and Salve Regina, 7-1, in 2016. Tonight's victory was also the first NCAA Tournament road win in program history. 
  • McDonald was credited with 36 saves for his second-highest total of the season (41, 4-3 loss at Fredonia Nov. 4). He also eclipsed his previous NCAA-high 31 stops he totaled in the squad's 3-2 victory over visiting Williams in the 2016 second round. 
  • Geneseo improved to 18-2-3 this season when scoring first and 15-1-3 after holding a lead at the end of the first period. 
  • The Knights (20-5-3) earned their 20th victory of the season for the seventh 20-win campaign in the 43-year history of the program as well as their third in the last five seasons. 


Geneseo (20-5-3) will host Colby in an NCAA Tournament Second-Round game next Saturday (March 17) at 7:00 p.m. Colby defeated the University of New England, 4-2, in the night's other first-round action

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