Field Hockey Falls at SUNY Geneseo

Kassidy Valentine (44) made 10 saves over three quarters on Wednesday -- Photo by Brooke Overton (9/11/19)
Kassidy Valentine (44) made 10 saves over three quarters on Wednesday -- Photo by Brooke Overton (9/11/19)

GENESEO, N.Y. — The Keuka College Field Hockey team lost on Wednesday afternoon at SUNY Geneseo 5-0 in a non-conference game.

Keuka College (2-9) got 10 saves from Kassidy Valentine. Fellow senior Aphiwe Joyisa played the fourth quarter for the Wolves and made a pair of saves.

SUNY Geneseo 5 vs. Keuka College 0

The Knights got on the board five minutes into the game as they had multiple attempts on goal in the opening minutes. Keuka College had a chance to counter minutes later with a penalty corner. Nicole Wilson had her attempt saved in what would prove to be Keuka's lone shot of the game. SUNY Geneseo outshot Keuka 14-1 in the first quarter. The Knights added a goal and led 2-0 after one quarter.

Valentine held the Knights at bay in the second. The senior made four saves in the frame and kept the 2-0 score line into the halftime break.

SUNY Geneseo continued to attack the Keuka College goal in the second half. The Knights scored a pair of goals in the third quarter and added their final tally in the fourth quarter as the Knights defeated the Wolves 5-0 on Wednesday.

KC Notes:

  • Keuka College is now 0-5 all-time against SUNY Geneseo. The Knights are one of four non-conference teams that the Wolves have faced in every year of the program
  • Adele Fairbrother and Michaela Marrero each recorded a defensive save. The duo each have seven in their career and are tied with each other for third all-time
  • SUNY Geneseo ended with a 34-1 lead in shots and 19-1 advantage in corners

Up Next for Keuka College: The Green and Gold return to North Eastern Athletic Conference play on Friday as the Wolves travel to Lancaster Bible College to face the Chargers. Both Keuka College and Lancaster Bible College enter Friday with a 1-0 record in conference play.