Keuka College Field Hockey Upended at SUNY Geneseo

Rielly Albee had an assist in her third straight game on Wednesday for Keuka College
Rielly Albee had an assist in her third straight game on Wednesday for Keuka College

GENESEO, N.Y. – The Keuka College Field Hockey team lost on Wednesday night at SUNY Geneseo by the score of 6-1.

Keuka College (2-6, 1-0 NEAC) got its lone goal from freshman Nicole Wilson. Rielly Albee earned the assist on the goal. Kassidy Valentine made seven saves in goal for the Wolves.

SUNY Geneseo 6 vs. Keuka College 1

The Knights took the lead right away, scoring in the first minute of play on Wednesday. They doubled their lead in the 8th minute, but the Keuka college defense settled into the game. In the final seconds of the first half, Rielly Albee passed it to Nicole Wilson who beat the goalie to make it 2-1 SUNY Geneseo at the halftime break.

SUNY Geneseo added to their lead in the second half. They scored four goals in the frame while out-shooting Keuka College 17-4. Despite the shot difference, Keuka did have five penalty corners to Geneseo's four, but the Wolves were not able to produce off of the opportunities. The Knights continued on to defeat Keuka College 6-1.

KC Notes:

  • The Wolves have faced SUNY Geneseo all three seasons of the program. The Knights have won each meeting
  • Nicole Wilson's goal gives her 12 total points this season, tying Alyssa Orsino's 2016 total for most in a season in school history
  • Rielly Albee has had an assist in three straight games for the Wolves. She is tied for the team lead with Alyssa Orsino with three assists, both setting a new program record for assists in a season
  • Shelby Lamb was honored by the North Eastern Athletic Conference on Tuesday, being named their Offensive Player of the Week

Coming up for Keuka College: The Wolves will have another tough contest as they travel to SUNY Oneonta to face the Red Dragons on Saturday afternoon. It will be a homecoming for Head Coach Tessa Knaap as she spent the past two season as an assistant coach for Oneonta before coming to Keuka College. The Wolves and the Red Dragons have never faced each other in Keuka's young field hockey history.