QUICK LINKS:

SUNY Geneseo reaches Frozen Four

Updated: 03/18/2014 6:10 PM
Created: 03/18/2014 5:41 PM WHEC.com
By: Justin Granit

When Chris Schultz played hockey for SUNY Geneseo in the mid-90’s, it was unrealistic to dream of reaching the Frozen Four. Each year, the Knights had a losing record. Nearly two decades later, as head of coach of his alma mater, Schultz doesn’t have to dream. He has his Knights in the Frozen Four.

Geneseo heads to Lewiston, Maine Wednesday where they will play St. Norbert in the national semi-finals on Friday. 

Schultz, an Aquinas grad and former coach of the Irish, has turned this program into a national power. Prior to the season, Geneseo had reached the NCAA tournament three times, never winning a single game. They have two games this year and are two away from a national championship.

Chris Schultz said, “To me, it's definitely special, you know. I was here a couple years that we had seven wins for the whole season and we don't even have that many losses this year, so we have come a long way."

Carson Schell, Geneseo Hockey captain, said, “To get this far, I think is just a real testament to the guys in our room and our coaching staff and since Geneseo hasn't been here, maybe that adds a little more, but to us, it's just another year where, um you know, we're succeeding.”

Geneseo and St. Norbert drop the puck at 4:00 p.m. on Friday.





News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.

Lake Effect Snow Advisory

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Cattaraugus; Chautauqua; Southern Erie; Wyoming
Expires: 11/28/2014 5:00 AM

Lake Effect Snow Advisory

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Northern Cayuga; Oswego; Wayne
Expires: 11/28/2014 1:00 PM

Rochester

Overcast
28°
35° | 27°
  • Feels like: 21° F
  • Wind: WNW 7mph
  • Humidity: 92%
  • Fri Partly cloudy
    31° | 26°
  • Sat Cloudy
    39° | 26°
  • Sun Cloudy
    51° | 37°
  • Mon Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun
    37° | 32°