Men’s Soccer Earns Draw With Skidmore, 2-2

GENESEO, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo senior midfielder Nick Keneally netted the game-tying goal late in the second half to send the game to overtime, as the Knights earned a draw against visiting Skidmore, 2-2, at College Stadium Saturday night. 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • Junior midfielder Gavin Gleasman opened the scoring in the 20th minute with a headed goal on a cross from first-year back Jack Maher
  • Skidmore tied the game just before halftime on a free kick from 20 yards out. Sophomore goalkeeper Dillon Medd got his fingertips to the ball but couldn't put it over the crossbar as the two teams entered the break tied, 1-1.
  • The Thoroughbreds grabbed the lead on a score in the 69th minute by Augustine Okoye.
  • Geneseo responded with a score in the 80th minute as Keneally finished off a scramble in the box with a header into the side netting, his first career score, to draw the Knights level.
  • The home team controlled the pace of play and had several opportunities in the overtime periods, but could not convert, settling for the draw.

QUICK FACTS

  • The match marks the Knights' second overtime contest of the season.
  • Geneseo outshot Skidmore, 22-20, and placed 14 shots on goal while the Thoroughbreds managed just three. 
  • Keneally's first career goal comes in his 21st appearance, and marks his first collegiate points. 

WHAT'S NEXT 

Geneseo (2-1-1) travels to Houghton on Wednesday, Sept. 13, for a 7:00 p.m. contest.