Women's Basketball Defeats Brockport, 73-46

BROCKPORT, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo senior forward McKenna Brooks finished with 15 points and five blocks as the Knights took down State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) foe Brockport, 73-46, on Tuesday night. 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • Brockport opened a 10-7 lead in the first quarter, but the Knights held the Golden Eagles scoreless over the next 8:31 as Geneseo used a 13-0 run to take a 20-10 lead midway through the second quarter.
  • Senior forward Alyssa Lesakowski converted a three-point play and sophomore guard Lindsay Halpin and junior guard Madison McCulley each drilled threes in the final minutes of the half as the Knights went into halftime leading, 31-16. 
  • Geneseo pounded the paint in the third quarter as Brooks and sophomore forward Kerrin Montgomery combined for 17 of Geneseo's 22 third-quarter points, giving the Knights a 53-35 lead entering the final frame.
  • In the fourth quarter, the Knights held Brockport at bay, forcing them into a 25.0% (3-for-12) shooting clip from the floor as Geneseo earned its second-consecutive victory over the Golden Eagles.

QUICK FACTS

  • Geneseo shot 27-for- 58 (46.6%) from the floor including 7-for-14 from three while holding Brockport to 17-for-61 shooting, including just 3-for-16 from beyond the arc.
  • Montgomery finished with 14 points while senior guard Kelsey Poplawski added 11 and Lesakowski finished with 10. 
  • Brooks' five blocks were one shy of tying a season high and moved her into third all-time in Geneseo history, just two behind second-place shot blocker Melissa Graham '13.

WHAT'S NEXT? 

Geneseo (20-3, 13-3 SUNYAC) will host Cortland on Friday night at Schrader Gymnasium, with tip-off scheduled for 5:30 p.m.