Preparing Yourself for a Challenge
Mar05

Preparing Yourself for a Challenge

Ice Knights Captain Conlan Keenan ’20 on how to get your mind in the game. By Brett Ford Conlan Keenan ’20, a three-year captain of the Geneseo men’s ice hockey team, has played in over 100 games in his college career, leading the Knights to back-to-back State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Championships and NCAA Tournament appearances, including a trip to the NCAA Frozen Four in 2019. A leader on and off...

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Simple Wins the Game
Mar05

Simple Wins the Game

Women’s basketball head coach Alyssa Polosky ’11 focuses on team cohesiveness and uncomplicated strategy. By Brett Ford Alyssa Polosky ’11 has always done her best to keep things simple.Her approach has led to success as an All-American women’s basketball student-athlete for the Knights and as part of the Geneseo coaching staff for nine seasons. Now, in her second year as women’s basketball head coach, Polosky preaches...

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Pro Tips for Better Athletic Photos
Nov27

Pro Tips for Better Athletic Photos

Geneseo’s award-winning photographer Keith Walters ’11 has learned a few key things over the past eight years that he’s photographed hundreds of athletic events and players. See his photo gallery of favorite shots that illustrate his best tips for getting better photos, whether of your kids or friends on the field — and off. And, read his full story. Photo by Keith Walters ’11

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Your Guide to the Good Shots
Nov26

Your Guide to the Good Shots

Our award-winning photographer shares tips on taking images you’ll want to keep. See Keith’s gallery of favorite  athletic photos to illustrate the tips. With fall sports underway, many Geneseo alumni hope to make memorable photographs of their children and friends competing. As the College’s lead photographer, I’ve learned a few key things during the past eight years of photographing athletic events that help me better tell a...

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Two Is Not Always Better Than One
Nov22

Two Is Not Always Better Than One

A difficult choice prompted change that helped define Danni Napoli’s collegiate experience — and set a record. Danni Napoli ’19 came to Geneseo in the fall of 2015 with the notion of being an elite student-athlete while obtaining one of the best educations in the country. Earning a degree in mathematics from a renowned institution was a priority, but so was playing the two sports she fell in love with at a young age. Napoli was...

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Photo Gallery: Sports Announcer Mark Fratto ’99
Jul08

Photo Gallery: Sports Announcer Mark Fratto ’99

Sports announcer Mark Fratto ’99 introduces athletes and competition from Madison Square Garden to Vegas. He shares photos from his career:

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The Voice on Top of the Sports World 
Jun21

The Voice on Top of the Sports World 

Mark Fratto ’99 revs up the crowd at national sporting events and is an innovator of college sports coverage. During his high school days, Mark Fratto ’99 was an aspiring point guard who couldn’t dribble well left-handed, and he realized he should cancel his plans to try out for junior varsity basketball. He instead became the announcer for the season, and that’s when his passion for basketball and sports began to take a...

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Irish Dance Meets Athletics for Beautiful Play
Mar14

Irish Dance Meets Athletics for Beautiful Play

Competitive footwork on stage has helped midfielder Caitie Cunningham ’19 on the pitch. Caitie Cunningham ’19 knows a little something about fancy footwork. Her friends have seen her exploits in a Geneseo Knights soccer jersey, but there’s another uniform that’s influenced her on and off the pitch.  It doesn’t take a lot of imagination to realize that soccer and Irish dance may have a lot common, and Cunningham’s aptitude shows...

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It’s All in the Numbers
Mar14

It’s All in the Numbers

Data can help athletes of all levels achieve their goals. Geneseo’s award-winning swimming and diving coach gets us started. If you take a look at Geneseo swimming and diving Head Coach Paul Dotterweich’s resumé since taking over the program in 2000, a couple of numbers jump off the page:  32: The number of SUNYAC Championships his teams have won.  18: The times he has been voted SUNYAC Coach of the Year.  What is the secret to...

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Make the Most of a Run
Dec13

Make the Most of a Run

A triathlete shares how to choose a best route, whether you’re jogging from home or traveling. Twice a week, Graham Bailey ’88 hits the road at 5 a.m. to run six to eight miles around his neighborhood in Riverside, Conn. By 7:45 a.m., he’s at his desk at Citigroup Global Markets in Manhattan. On the weekends, he’ll log 10 to 13 miles on a route that parallels the coast of Long Island Sound. With a goal of hitting a pace of eight to...

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