No. 2 Men's Ice Hockey Defeats No. 10 Stevenson, 6-1

REISTERSTOWN, Md. - SUNY Geneseo senior forward Conlan Keenan scored two goals and recorded one assist as the Knights routed the 10th-ranked Stevenson Mustangs 6-1 in their first road game of 2020.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Stevenson and Geneseo both had one chance on the power play in the first period, but neither team could break a scoreless tie.
  • Junior goaltender Aaron Mackay made a glove save after Geneseo allowed a breakaway during a line change 1:44 into the second period to preserve the 0-0 tie.
  • Stevenson scored the first goal of the game at the 4:27 mark. The Mustangs held that lead for 13 seconds until Tyson Empey tied the game at 1-1. Three minutes later, senior forward Conlan Keenan gave the Knights a 2-1 lead with a power play goal.
  • With 9:20 left in the second period, Romano deflected a shot from senior defender Teddy McCabe in for a goal, giving the Knights a 3-1 lead.
  • Sophomore defender Chris Perna lit the lamp 41 seconds into the third period, making the lead 4-1.
  • At the 13:16 mark of the third period, Keenan buries a one-timer during a 5-on-3 power play to give the Knights a 5-1 advantage. After the play, Keenan was ejected for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.
  • First-year forward Tyson Gilmour notched his first collegiate goal in the closing minutes of the game as the Knights held on to win 6-1.

QUICK FACTS

  • Geneseo remained undefeated against Stevenson.
  • Geneseo is now 4-2-1 in games where they allow the first goal.
  • The Knights scored four power play goals for the fourth time this season.
  • Empey currently sits at 97 career points.

WHAT'S NEXT? 
Geneseo will travel to Hershey, Pa. to take on the Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen on Saturday, Jan. 10, at 5:00 p.m.