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Skidmore kicks off season with weekend wins

September 5, 2018
by Bill Jones

Thoroughbreds fall sports are in full swing with men’s soccer posting a win in their home opener at Wachenheim Field.

Out on the road, women’s field hockey shook off their own opening day loss with a 4-0 win over Thomas College and women’s soccer opened the season 2-0 with a win over Endicott for the third year in a row.

And, in a dominating display, women’s volleyball opened their season with a two win sweep. 

Check out the game recaps below.

Men's soccer 

Men’s soccer defeats Keuka 1-0 at home opener

An early Ben Poole goal stood up for the Skidmore College men's soccer team as it got by Keuka College in the home opener, 1-0 at Wachenheim Field Saturday afternoon. The Thoroughbreds get their first win to wrap up the opening weekend at 1-1.

Read the full recap


Skidmore women's soccer 

Thoroughbreds edge Endicott

Carly Craft's first career goal was the difference for the Skidmore College women's soccer team, as it completes the weekend with two victories following a 1-0 win over Endicott, in non-conference action at Hempstead Stadium Saturday afternoon. Skidmore begins the season 2-0 for the third straight season.

Read the full recap.


Skidmore field hockey 

Field hockey bounces back with shut-out

The Skidmore College field hockey team shook off an opening day loss with a 4-0 road win over Thomas College Saturday afternoon. Gabby Hyman led the scoring with a pair of goals for the Thoroughbreds.

Read the full recap.


Women's volleyball 

Volleyball opens season with dominating sweep

A dominating pair of performances by the Skidmore College volleyball team led to a doubleheader sweep on the first night of matches at the Springfield Invitational. Skidmore opened the season with a 3-0 victory against Lawrence, then completed the night with a 3-0 victory against Rhode Island College.

Read the full recap.

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