Strong second half propels Geneseo women to win

Courtesy of Geneseoknights.com

DALLAS, Pa. – SUNY Geneseo sophomore midfielder Mackenzie Griffin scored a pair of goals to lead the Knights to a 4-1 victory over Kean at Misericordia on Saturday afternoon.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Sophomore midfielder Holly Moore scored her first goal of the season in the second minute off an assist from senior forward Domenica Piccoli, giving the Knights an early 1-0 lead.
  • Kean leveled the score in the 27th minute and the two teams entered halftime tied, 1-1.
  • In the 57th minute, senior back Taylor Clar (Wheatland-Chili) broke the tie with a goal off a Griffin assist.
  • Griffin added a pair of insurance goals, scoring in the 67th and the 85th minute to push the Knights ahead, 4-1.

QUICK FACTS 

  • Griffin scored her first and second career goals while Moore and Clar each scored their first goals of the season.
  • Geneseo matched their season-high from last season with four goals, achieving the feat twice last season (Sept. 29 v. Fredonia & Sept. 1 v. Utica).
  • Junior goalkeeper Julia McDonald made four saves to help the Knights preserve the win.

WHAT’S NEXT? 

The Knights will travel to face RIT on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 4:00 p.m.

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