Field Hockey Defeats Houghton, 2-0, For Fourth-Consecutive Shutout

GENESEO, N.Y. – SUNY Geneseo senior forward Gabriella Clare and senior defender Lydia Volpe each tallied first-half goal to lead the Knights to a 2-0 victory over visiting Houghton, Wednesday. 

Geneseo (7-3) won its fifth-straight decision and has out-scored its opposition, 27-2, during the streak. 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • Clare corralled a ball in front of the Houghton goal and maneuvered a shot around the goalie inside the left post with 27:57 on the first-half clock. 
  • Volpe collected her own rebound during a Geneseo corner attempt and scored from close range with 2:24 left in the first half. 

MATCH NOTES 

  • Clare notched her fourth-consecutive game with a goal, totaling 16 points on seven goals and two assists during the run. 
  • Geneseo notched its fourth-consecutive shutout, out-scoring its last four opponents, 22-0. 
  • Volpe registered her second-straight game with a goal. 

WHAT'S NEXT

After a nine-day lay-off, Geneseo will host Oneonta (4:00 p.m.) and New Paltz (1:00 p.m.) next Friday and Saturday (Oct. 12-13), respectively, in SUNYAC play.