GENESEO, N.Y. - The SUNY Geneseo women's lacrosse team was ranked no. 25 in the most recent Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches' Association (IWLCA) Coaches' Poll, released on Monday.
The Knights (1-0) began their season with a 12-9 victory over No. 5 William Smith. First-year attacker Hannah Marafioti scored five goals in her collegiate debut and senior midfielder Rachel Fisher added a goal and four assists as host Geneseo overcame a 4-2 halftime deficit to defeat the Herons in the season-opener.
Despite its loss, William Smith (0-1) remained ranked 13th in the poll. Five of Geneseo's remaining 14 regular season opponents were ranked among the top 25.
The Knights will host Rochester on Thursday, March 8, at 4:00 p.m.