CLERMONT, Fla. - The Keene State women's lacrosse program dropped a 14-4 decision in a matchup against SUNY Geneseo, 14-4, on Thursday morning at the National Training Center,
- Keene State: 0-5, 0-0 LEC
- SUNY Geneseo: 2-2, 0-0 SUNYAC
How It Happened
SUNY Geneseo jumped out to a 3-0 lead with 23:32 left in the first half, before the Owls answered with two quick strikes from freshman Gabby Smith and sophomore Chelsea Lewis to make it a one-point game with 20:41 remaining. The Knights responded shortly after with back-to-back goals from Tessa Doody for a 5-2 lead, before both teams were held scoreless for just over 15 minutes. SUNY Geneseo added one final goal in the last minute to gain their largest advantage over the Owls, 6-2, going into halftime.
The Knights opened the second half on a 4-0 run, before senior Taylor Graf halted the streak by registering her second goal of the season off of a free position shot. Junior Tori Weinstock followed with a free position goal of her own, as the two successive goals brought the Owls within six, but SUNY Geneseo tacked on four more goals to close out the contest.
Inside the Crease
- Senior Alison Argiro made seven saves between the pipes for Keene State, while sophomore Anna O'Brien made two stops in 18:18 minutes of play. SUNY Geneseo's keeper Tess McFadden registered five saves.
- Both teams picked up 24 total grounds balls, as the Owls saw efforts across the board with five different players recording a team-high three ground balls.
- The Knights' offense was led by a six-point performance by Erin Cregan with five goals and one assist, while Doody followed with three goals and one helper.
- Led by four caused turnovers by senior Amanda Makar, Keene State caused 14 Geneseo turnovers in today's contest, the second highest on the season.
- Both Lewis and Weinstock have scored in every game except one.
- Keene State will host Emerson at the Owl Atheltic Complex on Wednesday, March 22nd for a non-conference tilt at 6 p.m. for their first of four straight home games.
- SUNY Geneseo will travel to RIT next Wednesday for a 4 p.m. contest.