Men's soccer posts weekend shutouts

Men's soccer posts weekend shutouts

Eli Kisselbach ’16 registered back-to-back shutouts as men’s soccer improved to 10-4-2, securing two vital conference wins. Adam Beek ’15 produced a sensational strike from 35 yards to give the Thoroughbreds a 1-0 win against RIT Friday, and a header by Brock Bakewell ’15 9:06 into overtime gave the team its second 1-0 win of the weekend against Hobart College. The team travels to St. Lawrence University Saturday, Oct. 26, for a 3 p.m. start.

Women’s soccer extended its unbeaten streak to 13 Friday with a dramatic 2-1 come-from-behind win against the 24th-ranked RIT Tigers. Christine Bellotti ’14 tallied two goals in an eight-minute span, scoring the tying goal in the 81st minute and netting the game winner with 56 seconds remaining in regulation. The 16th-ranked Thoroughbreds suffered their first setback of the season Saturday in a closely contested 2-0 loss to the fourth-ranked William Smith Herons. The team plays its final home game of the regular season at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct 26, against St. Lawrence University.

Kelly Blackhurst ’14 scored three goals and added two assists in field hockey’s 5-2 decision Wednesday against Williams College. Sam Skott ’15 and Dani DeGregory ’16 rounded out the scoring for the Thoroughbreds and goalkeeper Haley McDougall ’15 stopped seven shots, including five in the second half, for her 11th win of the season. The team hosts University of Rochester 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, and William Smith College at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26.

Women’s volleyball twice saw valiant comebacks fall short, dropping matches against Union College and R.I.T. in five sets. The team split a pair of conference matches Saturday, cruising to a 3-0 shutout against Bard College before a 3-1 loss to Vassar. Corinne Palmer ’14 was the Thoroughbreds top performer against Union with 22 kills, 19 digs and six blocks, and she added 20 digs, 15 kills and five blocks in the RIT match. Natalie Nagle ’14 contributed a season-high 21 kills against Vassar and Emma Wilberg ’14 chipped in with 50 assists. The team takes on three Liberty League opponents Oct. 25-26 at RIT, facing Clarkson University, St. Lawrence and R.I.T. ~ By Dan St.-Jacques





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