GENESEO, N.Y. — Tyler Brickler’s second-period, power-play goal put Geneseo up for good in a 3-2 victory over Nichols on Thursday in an NCAA tournament first-round game.
Alex Larson stopped 45 shots for Nichols, but the Bison could rally from a 3-1 third-period deficit.
Justin Scharfe and Connor Anthoine also scored for the Knights (22-6), who advanced to host Norwich in the quarterfinals on Sunday.
Tyler Beasley tied the game at 1-1 for Nichols in the first period and Brett Jackson made it a 3-2 game in the third.
Nick Horrigan made 31 saves for the Knights.