FREDRICKSBURG, Va. – SUNY Geneseo senior midfielder Andrew Cummings scored three goals while junior attackman Kyle Wanamaker added two goals and an assist to lead the Knights to an 11-9 victory at Mary Washington, Saturday.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Mary Washington (4-4) opened a 3-0 lead in the first three minutes of the game, before back-to-back Cummings tallies capped a 4-0 run during a 10-minute span that staked Geneseo to a 4-3 lead with 14:01 on the second-quarter clock.
- The Eagles responded with a 3-0 spurt for a 6-4 lead at 8:32, but a goal by Wanamaker with 2:17 remaining pulled the visitors within a goal, 6-5, at halftime.
- Geneseo scored the lone two goals of the third quarter. Wanamaker tied the game with 3:52 on the clock before Cummings stuffed a rebound into the back of the Eagles' net with one second remaining to give the Knights a 7-6 edge.
- Mary Washington evened the score with a tally at 11:34, but the Knights used a 3-1 run to take the lead for good. First-year attackman Connor Griffin converted a man-up attempt at 8:41 before senior midfielder Alex Leuze and first-year midfielder James Pratt later notched back-to-back tallies just over a minute apart for a 10-8 lead with 3:59 remaining.
- The Eagles made it a one-goal game with 3:41 left in regulation, but sophomore attackman Dillon Rogers scored on a run from behind the left at 1:01 to put the game out of reach.
- Rogers finished the afternoon with a goal and two assists for his third multi-point game to start the season.
- Geneseo compiled a 33-30 advantage in ground balls, including a team-high seven by Mark Friske, who also won 11-of-22 face-offs.
- The Knights out-shot the Eagles, 41-26.
Geneseo will face host RIT on Wednesday (March 21) at 4:00 p.m.