SWARTHMORE, Pa. - SUNY Geneseo senior midfielder Matt D'Amico scored a goal and an assist to lead the Knights Rosemont (Pa.) in the first round of the 18th-Annual Garnet Classic, hosted by Swarthmore.
Senior forward Ethan Gunty opened the scoring in the ninth minute after tapping home a pass from the right corner from D'Amico.
D'Amico got into the action in the 18th minute after scoring on a diving header off a low cross from senior midfielder Alex Clar.
In the 37th minute, junior midfielder Walter Savidis scored on a crossing shot inside the right post to stake the Knights to a 3-0 lead after 45:00 of play.
The Knights tacked on two more goals in the final nine minutes. Junior back Evan Orlando headed home a corner kick from senior midfielder Mike Skrzypczyk in the 82nd minute before first-year forward Bryan Wager finished a breakaway attempt off an assist from sophomore sophomore Austin DeRidder in the final minute of regulation.
Geneseo (1-0) will take on Swarthmore on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. in second-round action.