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Abby Richards led Keuka with three shots on goal on Saturday
Abby Richards led Keuka with three shots on goal on Saturday

ONEONTA, N.Y. — The Keuka College Women's Soccer team lost on Saturday to Utica College 2-0 in the Erinn K. Brozman Cup at Hawtwick College.

Keuka College (0-2) was led offensively by Abby Richards with five total shots, three on goal. Defensively for the Wolves, Jessica Pegg made three saves for Keuka.

Utica College 2 vs. Keuka College 0

Both sides had attempts on goal early on Saturday. The Wolves had a quality attempt midway through the first, but the effort by Abby Ricards was tipped by the Pioneer keeper, hit the crossbar, and slid over the goal. Minutes later, Utica got on the board. They threaded a through ball through the Keuka defense. Pegg charged off her line, but the ball was placed past her for the 1-0 Utica lead. Utica College would hold onto the 1-0 at halftime.

The Green and Gold increased the pressure off of the start of the second half. In total, Keuka College outshot Utica 15-4 in the second and held a 4-1 advantage in corner kicks. Unfortunately for the Wolves, the Pioneers keeper was up to the task. She recorded nine saves in the second half alone to hold the shutout. Utica added a goal in the 72nd minute as they defeated Keuka College 2-0 on Saturday.

KC Notes:

  • Keuka College falls to 8-6 all-time against Utica College
  • Overall, Keuka College is 3-7 in the Erinn K. Brozman Cup
  • The Wolves outshot the Pioneers 22-9 and held a 6-2 advantage in corner kicks

Up Next for Keuka College: The Green and Gold continue their tough early season stretch on Wednesday. Keuka College will travel to the University of Rochester to face the Yellowjackets. The Wolves are winless in five meetings previously with the Yellowjackets.