Roberts Wesleyan was able to squash a five-point deficit early in the fourth quarter making it a close contest for the remainder of the game.
Led by quarterback Joe Germinerio, the Golden Eagles made quick work of their opponents, with a very productive day offensively.
UR’s Eden recorded a strong early chance in the second half, taking a shot off a chipped ball in the box from teammate Margaret Lee in the 49th minute. Eden’s attempt was saved though by IC keeper Stacey Digiorgio.
The Green and Gold found the scoresheet at 27:13 of the first half when Quintin Volpe let a rocket go off a free kick from 15-yards outside the box, beating the Saints goalie top shelf and giving Brockport the lead, 1-0.
With just over 31 minutes left, Volis drove a corner kick from the right touchline to the back post. Zach Lawlor’s (Aquinas) header was cleared away by Max Antisell.
RIT’s Maggie Hoey (Charlotte, NC/Lincoln Charter School) buried her attempt, while Kathryn Perlowitz had her attempts clang off the post and away to send RIT to the second round.
After falling behind 14-0 late in the second quarter, Fisher strung together an 11-play, 52-yard scoring drive capped off by a three-yard pass from Joshua Michels (Brockport) to Cam Cleveland (East Rochester) to make it a one-score game with just 12 seconds left in the opening half.
On RIT’s next possession, Atkinson missed a layup, but Adekanbi was their for the offensive rebound. He scored despite being fouled to give RIT a 60-59 lead.
Behind a career night from CJ Massinburg, the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team had the statement win of the college basketball season on Friday night as the Bulls picked up their first ever win over a ranked opponent with a 99-94 overtime victory at No. 13 West Virginia…
Darren Brady (Lake Orion, MI/New Jersey Titans) and Alden Dupuis (Edmonton, Alberta/Bonnyville Pontiacs) had a goal and an assist apiece, while Shawn Cameron (Sherbrooke, Quebec/Cumberland Grads) assisted on both RIT goals. Goaltender Logan Drackett (Calgary, Alberta/Calgary Canucks) was outstanding between the pipes, stopping 32 of 33 shots to be named first star of the game…