SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – SUNY Geneseo junior goalie Michael Yehl totaled a season-high 17 saves, but it was host Skidmore defeating the Knights, 10-5, Tuesday.
Skidmore (5-3) notched the lone goal of the first period before senior midfielder Dane Bentley put the Knights on the board with a nice fake that knotted the game, 1-1, with 10:06 remaining in the second quarter. However, the Thoroughbreds put together a decisive 5-0 run, closing the half with four unanswered tallies and tacking on another at 11:24 of the third quarter, to build a 6-1 lead.
Geneseo (4-2) senior attackman Ryan Gulbransen scored a man-up tally off a feed from senior midfielder Michael Engstrom at 10:11, before Skidmore scored two more goals to make it an 8-2 game with 2:22 on the clock.
Sophomore attackman Jack Ladd found the net with 14 seconds on the clock for the final goal of the third quarter, but Skidmore's Cody Legeza tallied his third-straight goal to reclaim a 9-3 lead for the home team with 11:06 remaining in regulation.
Sophomore attackman Zachary DeBottis scored his team-leading 16th goal of the season with 6:49 on the clock, while sophomore attackman Kyle Wanamaker added a goal with 1:03 left in regulation, but it was Skidmore moving on to their fourth-straight victory.
Geneseo will host Elmira on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at College Stadium.