Taylor Clar, Women's Soccer

Taylor Clar, Women's Soccer
Major: Accounting

Clar played a vital role as the Knights earned a pair of SUNYAC victories and clinched a conference tournament berth. Against Fredonia on Friday, Clar scored the game-winning goal with under 15 minutes to play, leading the Knights to a 2-1 victory. At Buffalo State on Saturday, Clar anchored the Geneseo defense as it limited the Bengals to just five shots in a 3-0 shutout. 

2019-20 Athlete of the Week Archive

Oct. 7 - Haley Clark, Field Hockey
Major: Psychology

Clark led the Knights to a pair of victories last week, including a 2-0 road shutout of Cortland in SUNYAC action, Saturday. Clark totaled a goal and three assists in Wednesday's 5-1 victory at Houghton before scoring a goal in Saturday's decision as Geneseo won its seventh-straight game as well as for the ninth time in its last 10 outings.

Sept. 30 - Sam Mendelsohn, Women's Volleyball
Major: Communication

Mendelsohn anchored a Geneseo defense that helped the Knights to two victories over conference opponents. Mendelsohn recorded 16 digs and added three assists and two service aces as the Knights came back for a 3-2 victory over Potsdam on Friday. Against Plattsburgh, Mendelsohn added nine digs to eclipse the Geneseo program record for career digs, reaching 1,562 for her career.

Sept. 23 - Hannah Sullivan, Women's Soccer
Major: English Adolescent Education

Sullivan led the Knights to a 5-0 victory over visiting Farmingdale State on Saturday afternoon. Against the Rams, Sullivan scored two goals, including the eventual game-winner, and handed out two assists for a career-high six-point effort. In their six games prior, Farmingdale State had allowed just two goals, but yielded five to the Knights' offense. Sullivan ranks third in the SUNYAC with 13 points on five goals and three assists.

Sept. 23 - Julia Kim, Field Hockey
Major: Childhood and Special Education

Kim anchored a Geneseo defense which only allowed one goal in a pair of victories last week. The Knights held host Nazareth to seven shots in a 3-1 win on Wednesday before limiting visiting Ithaca to four shots in a 1-0 shutout on Saturday. Kim also scored the lone goal in the win over the Bombers, finishing a penalty corner in the 24th minute to push Geneseo to its fifth victory in six outings.

Sept. 16 - Natalia Krol, Women's Tennis
Major: Undecided

Krol posted a 5-0 mark in singles matches this week, including a pair of conference victories to lead the Knights. Against Oswego on Tuesday, Krol earned a 6-0, 6-0 win at third singles and followed with a 6-1, 6-0 third singles victory at Cortland, Friday. Geneseo competed at the St. Lawrence Invitational where Krol went 3-0 in singles play, defeating opponents from Union and RIT. She improved her singles record to a team-best 9-1 this season.

Sept. 16 - Genny Corcoran, Women's Cross Country
Major: Childhood Education

Corcoran finished first out of 218 runners to lead Geneseo to second place out of 16 teams at the Yellowjacket Invitational, Saturday. She covered the six-kilometer course in 21:50.1 to beat the field by over nine seconds. Division I Cornell won the team championship, edging the runner-up Knights, 41-59. 

Sept. 9 - Erin Nolan, Field Hockey
Major: Psychology

Nolan scored two goals in each of the Knights' games this week to propel Geneseo to two victories. Against William Smith, Nolan broke a scoreless tie in the third quarter with back-to-back goals to put the Knights ahead. Against Skidmore, she scored two more goals, leading Geneseo to its first-ever victory over the Thoroughbreds in 10 meetings. Nolan is tied for the conference lead with four goals after stringing together consecutive multi-goal games for the first time in her career.

Sept. 2 - Domenica Piccoli, Women's Soccer
Major: Elementary and Special Education

Piccoli scored three times for the Knights, leading them to a 2-0 mark to begin the season. At Houghton, Piccoli scored the equalizer and the go-ahead goal in a 3-1 victory. At home against Rochester, the senior forward added an important insurance goal as the Knights shutout the YellowJackets, 2-0. 

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