Field Hockey Falls At Vassar, 4-1

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo senior defender Lydia Volpe scored a first-half goal but it was host Vassar earning a 4-1 win in the championship game of the Betty Richey Tournament, Saturday.


  • The Brewers scored three goals in the first 13 minutes of the game to take a 3-0 lead that proved insurmountable.
  • Volpe put the Knights on the scoreboard in the 28th minute after tipping a shot into the Vassar cage off a pass from senior midfielder Tess Necaise.
  • Vassar scored the lone goal of the second half while holding the Knights off the board.


  • The Brewers outshot the Knights, 19-8, while finishing with an 8-5 advantage in penalty corners.
  • Volpe and sophomore defender Kelly McKeveny each tallied a defensive save.
  • First year goalie Natalie Chojnacki was credited with nine saves in the setback.
  • Senior forward Gabriella Clare, junior forward Elisa Arcara, junior defender Julia Kim and sophomore midfielder Jordan Penkitis were named to the All-Tournament Team.


Geneseo will host William Smith in its home-opener on Wednesday (Sept. 5) at 7:00 p.m.