No. 17 Women's Soccer Settles For Draw Against Cortland, 1-1

GENESEO, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo first-year forward Lindsay Wright scored in her second-consecutive game as the Knights settled for a draw against visiting Cortland, 1-1, on Saturday afternoon. 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • Cortland nearly got out in front in the 12th minute, but the Red Dragons' shot rang off the crossbar. Geneseo struck just before halftime as Wright volleyed home a cross from senior midfielder Sarah Loprieno to make it 1-0.
  • The Knights nearly added a second goal, piling on 10 second-half shots, but Cortland kept them out of the net. 
  • In the 85th minute the Red Dragons earned a penalty kick and leveled the score, 1-1. Cortland nearly took the lead three minutes later but junior goalkeeper Julia McDonald preserved the tie score with a diving save. 
  • In the 98th minute, Cortland had a chance to take the lead, heading a corner kick past McDonald, but first-year midfielder McKinley Skala cleared the ball off the goal line to prevent the scoring chance. 

QUICK FACTS

  • Geneseo outshot Cortland, 28-7, including a 5-2 advantage in the two overtime periods. 
  • Loprieno notched her third assist of the season, tying sophomore midfielders Hannah Sullivan and Mackenzie Griffin for the team lead. 

WHAT'S NEXT? 

Geneseo 7-2-1 (1-0-1 SUNYAC) will return to action on Friday, Oct. 4 when they travel to Plattsburgh to face the Cardinals. 

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