Women's Soccer Seals Top Seed In SUNYAC Tournament With 1-0 Win at Brockport

BROCKPORT, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo senior midfielder Sarah Loprieno tallied the Knights' lone goal as they defeated host Brockport, 1-0, on Saturday afternoon. Geneseo earned the top seed and home-field advantage throughout the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Tournament. 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Geneseo held Brockport without a shot in the first half, but managed just two. Senior forward Domenica Piccoli placed a shot on goal in the 13th minute as the Knights' only first period scoring chance, but it was turned away as the two teams entered halftime scoreless.
  • In the 78th minute, sophomore midfielder Holly Moore slipped a pass to Loprieno who finished the play with a go-ahead goal, giving the Knights the lead with under 12 minutes remaining. 
  • Geneseo staved off Brockport over the final minutes to earn the victory.

QUICK FACTS

  • The Knights finish the regular season conference schedule with a 8-0-1 mark, earning the top seed in the SUNYAC Tournament for the third-consecutive season. 
  • Loprieno tallied her third goal of the season, while Moore recorded her second assist of the year. 
  • Junior goalkeeper Julia McDonald her fourth-consecutive shutout, with two saves. The Knights have not allowed a goal since Oct. 11, and have allowed just two goals in nine conference games this season. 

WHAT'S NEXT?

Geneseo (14-2-1, 8-0-1) receives a bye in the SUNYAC quarterfinals and will host the SUNYAC Semifinals on Wednesday, Nov. 6 with time and opponent to be determined. 

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