Nick Simone (Hilton, NY/Hilton) finished with two assists and Spencer Raymond-Smith (Stow, OH/Stow-Munroe Falls) got the win in net for RIT, making four saves
Alex Perez Vega (C.G. Finney) gave the Redhawks a chance to get back into the game in the second half with a goal in the 60th minute.
The Nazareth offense kept the pressure on with a 9-1 shots advantage over the final 45 minutes and senior goalkeeper Brian Wilkin (Hilton) was credited with the shutout but did not get credit for a save.
The Knights only chance in overtime came when senior back Caleb Murthy connected with a free kick from junior Marco LaRocca, but it was saved as well.
The Golden Flyers had other chances thereafter but Sage keeper Kallan Shertzer saved consecutive bids by Nazareth’s Ashley Plane (Aquinas) in the 71st minute and a shot from the left wing by Ashley Slate caromed off the left goal post.
Geneseo scored early as sophomore forward Hannah Sullivan stole the ball at midfield and found senior midfielder Grace Dunnigan (Pittsford Sutherland) for a goal in the fourth minute.
Bufano completed two passes and Sean Mannion (Irondequoit) rushed twice to get the ball to the two.
The Bengals got on the board first when Ali Shawish broke loose and beat Brockport goalie Tautis Poniskaitis (St. Mary’s C of E) on the left side to hand the visitors a 1-0 lead at 25:48.
Later in the period, Buffalo State added a goal to extend their lead and held on in the final minutes for a 2-0 victory.
Later in the first half, senior midfielder Grace Dunnigan (Pittsford Sutherland) beat a defender and gained the end line before passing across to Piccoli for a goal from six yards out, giving the Knights a 2-0 lead before halftime.