The Knights scored three time in the first, four in the second, and then three times in the third period while outshooting the Monarchs Geneseo went on the power-play just into the game on a slashing penalty by King's.
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The teams played evenly the first few minutes of the first period, and the game remained scoreless until senior defenseman Marco Ferraro Toronto, Ont.
Seconds after the goal, Manhattanville would find itself shorthanded, and Geneseo would capitalize, with Andrew Romano putting in a rebound in front of the net to tie the score at one.
Both teams would have one power play opportunity following the goals, but neither team was able to take advantage, ending the first period with a score. Both teams came out strong to start the second.
The Knights took the lead just 21 seconds into the period on a goal by David Szmyd. Just prior to the midway point of the period, Geneseo would take the lead back when Conlan Keenan put in a rebound to give the Knights a lead.
The home team would add two more goals before the end of the period, with Henry Cleghorn and Ryan Burnett scoring to give Geneseo a lead heading into the third period. The Valiants received a pair of power plays in the first half of the third period, but were unable to capitalize with the man advantage.
The Knights then put the game away with three goals in the final seven minutes of the game, winning by a score of to advance to the NCAA Frozen Four.
Catherines, Ont. The seniors made the conference tournament every year of their Valiants careers, helping guide the program to its first NCAA Tournament appearance since and fifth appearance in program history.
The seniors combined to play 1, games for the Valiants, and the team amassed a record during the four years, with multiple players ending their careers in the Manhattanville record books.