Wolves Fall to Ranked Yellowjackets at Home

Megan Makowski (00) led the Keuka keepers with 5 saves on Friday -- Photo by Ed Webber
Megan Makowski (00) led the Keuka keepers with 5 saves on Friday -- Photo by Ed Webber

KEUKA PARK, N.Y. — The Keuka College Field Hockey team lost on Friday to nationally-ranked University of Rochester by the score of 10-0 at the Jephson Community Athletic Complex.

Keuka College (1-4) rotated all four keepers in the game. Freshman Megan Makowski led the way with five saves in her action.

#11 University of Rochester 10 at Keuka College 0

The University of Rochester struck quickly on Friday, scoring 1:12 into the game for the early advantage. The Yellowjackets would continue the pressure in the half. The University of Rochester totaled 16 shots in the first half and netted six goals as the led the Wolves 6-0 at the half.

Rochester continued to attack in the second half. They finished the final 35 minutes with 21 total shots and earned 11 corners. Keuka College rotated freshmen goalies in the second half with both Megan Makowski and Kiera Fahey making their collegiate debuts. Makowski record five saves and Fahey closed the game with three. The University of Rochester would continue onto the 10-0 victory.

KC Notes:

  • It was the first ever meeting between the Yellowjackets and the Wolves
  • Rochester was highest ranked team at 11 that Keuka College has ever faced. In their previous meeting with a ranked opponent, Keuka lost to #20 St. John Fisher College in 2017
  • The University of Rochester out-shot Keuka 37-0
  • Freshmen Tori Gutzmer, Delaney Draper, and Laura Ramsey each made their first career start for the Wolves

Up Next for Keuka College: The Wolves remain at home next Wednesday as they host the Knights of SUNY Geneseo. Keuka College has faced SUNY Geneseo in every season that Keuka has had a field hockey program. The Knights defeated the Wolves 6-1 last season.