Isaac Garcia-Cassani, Men's Cross Country

Male Athlete of the Week - October 16, 2017

Isaac Garcia-Cassani - Men's Cross Country
Major: Physics

Garcia-Cassani finished first out of 354 runners to lead No. 2 Geneseo to second place out of 38 teams at the Cowbell Classic, hosted by Principia (Ill.), Saturday. The field included 18 teams ranked in the top-30 of the most recent national polls, including six of the top-10 squads. Garcia-Cassani covered the 8-kilometer course with a winning time of 24:41.02, edging runner-up Dhruvil Patel from North Central by .95 of a second. The course will be the site of the NCAA Division III Championships next month.

Dillon Medd - Men's Soccer
Major: Business

Medd helped lead the Knights to an undefeated week, posting a pair of shutouts in a double-overtime win against Nazareth and a draw against conference foe Brockport. Medd made one save on Tuesday against Nazareth, keeping the Golden Flyers scoreless as the Knights earned a 1-0 victory in double-overtime. Against Brockport, the keeper made six saves to hold the Golden Eagles scoreless and secure a point for Geneseo.

Sean McAneny - Men's Cross Country

McAneny finished second out of 238 runners to lead the No. 2 Knights to first place out of 18 teams at the 37th-Annual Mike Woods Invitational, Saturday, at Letchworth State Park. He crossed the 8K finish line with a time of 25:01.1 to lead Geneseo to its ninth-straight team title at the meet. 

Isaac Garcia-Cassani - Men's Cross Country
Major: Physics

Garcia-Cassani bested a stacked field at the Williams College Purple Valley Classic for the second year in a row to lead the No. 2 Knights to their second team title in as many years. In his first race of the season, the senior clocked a 25:50.2 to best the 324-runner field by 14 seconds. Geneseo compiled 87 points to defeat No. 13 RPI (95 points), No. 12 Amherst (109), No. 19 Middlebury (117) and No. 4 Williams (136) in the top-five of the 26-team field.

Joey Vucic - Men's Soccer
Major: Political Science

Senior forward Joey Vucic scored his second goal and dished off an assist to lead the Knights to a 2-0 victory over Houghton. Vucic capitalized on a defensive mistake by the Highlanders to put Geneseo ahead 1-0 in the third minute. In the 89th minute, Vucic played in sophomore forward Bryan Wager to earn an assist as the Knights put the game away with the late insurance goal. Vucic leads the team in points (5) on two goals and an assist. 

Nick Keneally - Men's Soccer
Major: Accounting

Senior defender Nick Keneally led the Knights to a 1-0-1 week, helping the team to a victory over Morrisville, 2-1, and playing a vital role in the Knights' 2-2 draw with Skidmore. The captain played as a solid defensive back against Morrisville, with the Mustangs' only goal coming on a penalty kick. Against Skidmore, Keneally finished off a header for his first career goal, drawing the Knights level in the 80th minute to force overtime and eventually earn the draw. The tally marked his first in 21 career appearances. 

Kevin McGrath - Men's Soccer
Major: Mathematics

Senior midfielder Kevin McGrath helped guide the Knights to an appearance in the Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament champioship game. The senior scored the game-winning goal in the Knights' season-opener to give the team a 2-1 victory over Baldwin-Wallace College on Saturday, Sept. 2. He anchored the midfield, playing nearly every minute of both games for Geneseo over the weekend.

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