Field Hockey Defeats Morrisville, 8-0, For Fifth-Consecutive Victory

GENESEO, N.Y. – SUNY Geneseo junior forward Haley Clark notched two goals and an assist to lead the Knights to an 8-0 shutout of visiting Morrisville, Saturday, in their State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) opener.

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • Clark opened the scoring 1:57 into the game after re-directing a shot by junior defender Jordan Penkitis inside the near post. 
  • Senior forward Erin Nolan scored off a Clark assist in the ninth minute of action before Clark cleaned up a short rebound less than three minutes later to push Geneseo to a 3-0 lead heading into the second quarter. 
  • Junior forward Hayley Fonfara scored back-to-back goals in a four-minute span of the second quarter as Geneseo built a five-goal halftime lead. 
  • Sophomore midfielder Katherine Kreiss scored her first goal of the season on a short rebound in the 12th minute of the third quarter. 
  • First-year forward Isabella Vinciguerra and first-year midfielder Cassidy Sturdevant each tacked on their first collegiate goals during the final seven minutes of regulation to put the game out of reach. 

MATCH NOTES 

  • Geneseo earned its third consecutive shutout and haven't allowed a goal in almost 210 minutes dating back to the first minute of the fourth quarter during its 3-1 win at Nazareth (Sept. 18). It was also the Knights' fifth shutout of the season. 
  • Geneseo won its fifth-straight decision and has earned a victory in seven of its last eight outings. 

WHAT'S NEXT 

Geneseo heads to Houghon on Wednesday (Oct. 2) for a 5:00 p.m. match with the Highlanders.