Knights Close Spring Break Trip With Victory Over Keene State, 14-4

CLERMONT, Fla. - SUNY Geneseo junior attacker Erin Cregan tied two career-highs with five goals and six points as the Knights earned a victory over Keene State, 14-4, on Thursday morning at the National Training Center in Clermont, Fla. 

First-year attacker Tessa Doody added three goals and an assist while senior attacker Kathleen DePillo and junior attacker Rachel Fisher each dished off three assists and junior attacker Hannah Millich earned her second-consecutive three-goal performance. Sophomore goalkeeper Tess McFadden made five saves to earn the victory in net for the Knights (2-2).

Geneseo got on the board just 11 seconds into the game as Millich scored off of a pass from DePillo. The Knights netted two more in the first seven minutes to take a 3-0 lead. Keene State scored twice in a 1:07 span to make it 3-2 with 20:41 to play, but Geneseo responded with back-to-back goals from Doody to go ahead 5-2 with 16:35 remaining in the half. Cregan added her second goal of the game in the final minute of the frame to make it 6-2 at the break.

The Knights opened the second half with four straight goals over the first 12:24, holding the Owls scoreless for 14:40 to begin the frame. Keene State scored twice in a 1:02 span to make it 10-4 with 14:18 remaining, but Geneseo closed the contest with a 4-0 run to earn the win. 

The Knights finish their Florida road trip with a 1-1 mark, and will return to action on Wednesday, when the team travels to RIT with game time scheduled for 4:00 p.m.