No. 15 Women's Soccer Holds Off New Paltz, 1-0

GENESEO, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo senior forward Domenica Piccoli scored the lone goal as the Knights earned a 1-0 victory over State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) foe New Paltz on Friday afternoon at College Stadium. 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Knights and Hawks played a scoreless first half, as Geneseo held New Paltz without a shot. 
  • Junior goalkeeper Julia McDonald made three second-half saves to keep the Hawks off the board. 
  • In the 68th minute, sophomore forward Hannah Sullivan broke down the defense on the right side and found Piccoli near the 12-yard marker. Piccoli turned a shot toward goal that deflected on its way and found the net, giving the Knights the lead.

QUICK FACTS

  • Geneseo outshot New Paltz, 18-4, and earned four corner kicks while allowing three. 
  • Piccoli scored her ninth goal of the season, tying Sullivan for the team lead. 
  • Sullivan recorded her team-leading eighth assist and now has 26 points on the season, now tied for 21st in program history in single-season points.

WHAT'S NEXT? 

The Knights (12-2-1, 6-0-1 SUNYAC) will host Oneonta on Saturday, and will honor their six-member senior class in a pre-game ceremony. 

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