The No. 5/3 Hobart College hockey team was edged 4-2 by No. 3/5 Geneseo tonight in an NCAA Division III Men’s Ice Hockey Championship first round game in The Cooler.
The Statesmen finish the season with an 18-6-5 overall record. The Knights are now 20-5-3 and advance to the second round of the NCAA tournament where they will face Colby on March 17.
Geneseo jumped out to a three-goal lead with two goals in the first and another midway through the second. Hobart battled back, scoring in the final minute of the second and adding another 2:34 into the third, but the Knights sealed their victory with a late third period goal.