Aaron Mackay, Men's Ice Hockey
Major: Political Science
Mackay made 20 saves and allowed just one goal as the Knights defeated Oswego, 4-1, in the SUNYAC Championship game on Saturday. Mackay was named SUNYAC Tournament MVP after he allowed just one goal and made 50 saves in two tournament games combined. Mackay and the Knights will face the winner of Hobart and Adrian in the NCAA Quarterfinals on March 21.
2019-20 Athlete of the Week Archives
March 2 - Corey Wirth, Men's Swimming & Diving
Wirth competed at the NCAA Diving Regionals at Ithaca this past weekend, placing first in the three-meter dive to qualify for the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships in Greensboro, N.C. in late March. Wirth will attend his second NCAA Championship as the sole representative of the men's swimming & diving team.
Feb. 24 - Tim Fallo, Men's Lacrosse
Fallo scored three goals to lead the Geneseo offense as the Knights defeated host Baldwin Wallace, 13-9. Fallo scored in the final minute of the first quarter and added back-to-back goals just four seconds apart in the second quarter to lead Geneseo to a large first half lead.
Feb. 10 - Aaron Mackay, Men's Ice Hockey
Major: Political Science
Mackay led Geneseo to a pair of conference wins over the weekend, helping the Knights defeat Cortland, 7-1, on Saturday and host Oswego, 5-3, on Sunday. Against Cortland, Mackay stopped 18 shots and allowed just one goal as the Knights rolled the Red Dragons. Against the Lakers, Mackay stopped a career-high 29 shots and propelled Geneseo to the season sweep of their conference rival. Now 10-2-1 on the season, Mackay ranks third in the conference with a 2.12 goals against average and fourth in the league with a .911 save percentage.
Feb. 3 - Will Eng, Men's Swimming & Diving
Major: Business Administration
Eng earned first place finishes in the 100 back, 200 IM and anchored the Knights' first place 200 medley relay team at the Geneseo Invitational on Saturday. In the 100 back, Eng finished in 53.56 and then clocked a 2:00.55 finished in the 200 IM. He joined teammates Mitchell Phelps, Kaz Sampson and Sam Matthews to place first in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:34.99
Jan. 27 - Josh Feldberg, Men's Track & Field
Feldberg finished second in the triple jump at the Nazareth College Cup on Saturday. Feldberg leaped to a mark of 14.37m (47'1.75"), surpassing the Golisano Training Center facility record he had set earlier in the year. Feldberg's jump marks the third-longest triple jump in Geneseo men's indoor track and field history and currently ranks eighth in the nation.
Jan. 20 - Ben Wilcox, Men's Swimming & Diving
Wilcox delivered a win in the three-meter dive, finishing with 284.72 to edge teammate Corey Wirth. In the one-meter, he finished second, a few points behind Wirth, scoring a 294.25 as Geneseo swept the diving events.
Jan. 6 - Andrew Romano, Men's Ice Hockey
Romano recorded six points as the Knights earned a pair of non-conference victories. Against King's, Romano scored the first goal of the game, the eventual game-winner, just 18 seconds into the contest. He finished with two goals and two assists as the Knights rolled the Monarchs, 11-0. Against Neumann, Romano added a pair of assists, including an assist on the game-winner in the third period, to lead Geneseo past the visitors, 7-4. Romano leads the country with 20 assists and 1.54 assists per game.
Dec. 2 - Conlan Keenan, Men's Ice Hockey
Keenan scored a pair of goals as the Knights defeated visiting Brockport, 4-2, on Friday. Keenan scored the first goal of the game just 24 seconds into the match giving the Knights the lead and sending teddy bears tumbling over the glass as Geneseo hosted its annual Teddy Bear Toss. In the third period, Keenan added his second goal of the game, burying a penalty shot to break a 2-2 tie, that proved to be the game-winner. Keenan has scored seven goals this season, including two game-winners.
Nov. 25 - Matt Sayre, Men's Cross Country
Sayre helped the Knights to an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Division III Men's Cross Country Championships, finishing an All-American 23rd overall in 24:50.8. Geneseo earned its eighth top-10 finish in the past 11 seasons.
Nov. 18 - Tyson Empey, Men's Ice Hockey
Major: Business Administration
INTERVIEW WITH EMPEY
Empey helped to lead the Knights to a pair of conference victories as Geneseo defeated Cortland, 7-1, on Friday and dismantled Oswego, 9-1, on Saturday. Against the Red Dragons, Empey scored a goal and added an assist. On Saturday against the Lakers, the senior forward scored his first-career hat trick, including a pair of power play goals, and dished off an assist to pace the Geneseo offense.
Nov. 11 - Andrew Romano, Men's Ice Hockey
INTERVIEW WITH ROMANO
Romano led the Knights to a pair of non-conference wins, scoring two goals and passing off six assists, as the Geneseo offense scored 14 goals across the two games. Against Nazareth, Romano scored a power play goal and handed out an assist as the Knights won, 4-1. In Geneseo's 10-2 victory over Canton, Romano scored the eventual game-winning goal and recorded a career-high five assists. He leads the SUNYAC with 10 points and eight assists.
Nov. 4 - Sean McAneny, Men's Cross Country
INTERVIEW WITH MCANENY
McAneny won his second-straight individual crown to pace the Knights to their sixth-consecutive team title at the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Championships. He covered the 8-kilometer course in 25:28.0 for his third-straight top-10 finish while leading Geneseo to its 10th conference title in 11 seasons and 18th overall.
Oct. 28 - Corey Wirth, Men's Swimming & Diving
INTERVIEW WITH WIRTH
Wirth swept the diving events, placing first off the one-meter board with a 277.45 and the three-meter board, scoring 282.05 as the Knights competed against NCAA Division I Canisius.
Oct. 21 - Luke Holtzman, Men's Cross Country
Holtzman finished ninth out of 256 runners to help the Knights to third place out of 29 teams at the Rowan Inter-Regional Border Battle, Saturday. Holtzman crossed the finish line with a time of 24:31.1 in a field that included six nationally-ranked teams and 16 ranked in the top-10 of their respective regions. Seventh-ranked Carnegie Mellon won the team competition with 51 points, followed by eighth-ranked Johns Hopkins (54) and the fifth-ranked Knights (66).
Oct. 7 - James Perrone, Men's Soccer
INTERVIEW WITH PERRONE
Perrone scored a goal in each of the Knights' games over the weekend, tying the team lead with three on the year. Against Plattsburgh, Perrone put the Knights ahead, 1-0, in the final seconds of the first half. Against Potsdam, he scored again with a strike from inside the six-yard line to give Geneseo the lead early in the second half.
Sept. 30 - Sean McAneny, Men's Cross Country
INTERVIEW WITH MCANENY
McAneny finished first out of 330 runners to lead the Knights to first place out of 24 teams (including six SUNYAC squads) at the 39th-Annual Mike Woods Invitational at Letchworth State Park, Saturday. McAneny covered the eight-kilometer course in 25:21.8, besting the field by over 13 seconds.
Sept. 9 - Bryan Wager, Men's Soccer
INTERVIEW WITH WAGER
Wager helped Geneseo to a 2-0-0 week as the Knights opened their season with three-consecutive wins for the first time since 2015. Against PSU-Berks, Wager dished off an assist on the game-winning goal in the 87th minute to give the Knights a 2-1 win. Against Clarkson, Wager tallied the only score of the game, his second game-winner of the season, to lead Geneseo to the 1-0 victory. Wager is tied for the conference lead with two game-winning goals this season.
Sept. 2 - Nick Andrews, Men's Cross Country
INTERVIEW WITH ANDREWS
Andrews earned a second-place finish out of over 100 runners in his collegiate debut at the Terry Rodenbeck Invitational hosted by St. John Fisher. Andrews covered the 6,000-meter course in a time of 19:53.0, less than 11 seconds behind overall winner.