Big First Half Paces Women’s Lacrosse Victory

Three different players scored four goals each for Keuka in Saturday's victory
Three different players scored four goals each for Keuka in Saturday's victory

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Keuka College outscored D'Youville College 8-0 in the first half on their way to a 15-2 victory in women's lacrosse on Saturday.

All 15 goals for Keuka College (3-0) came from four players. Vera Freda, Brenna Voigt, and Kendall Neuberger each scored four goals in the win. Vanessa Tsarevich rounded out the scoring for the Wolves with three goals against the Spartans.

Keuka College 15 at D'Youville College 2

Kendall Neuberger scored a pair of goals in the first five minutes of play as Keuka built an early lead. After Vanessa Tsarevich scored to make it 4-0 at 22:23, the both teams would fail to score for the next 18 minutes. Brenna Voigt snapped the dry spell with a goal at 4:53. That sparked a four-goal run in the final five minutes for the Wolves as they led 8-0 at the half.

Voigt opened the second with a goal but that was followed by D'Youville's first goal of the game. The Wolves netted the next three goals to build a 12-1 lead. Keuka would not let the margin dip below 10 goals the rest of the way as the Wolves continued onto the 15-2 victory on Saturday.

KC Notes:

  • The Wolves have won both meetings between the two schools
  • Keuka College levels its record on St. Patrick's Day at 2-2 all-time
  • Keuka College is 3-0 to start the season for the first time since the 2015 season
  • Janelle Thomas made 10 saves in goal in her first collegiate start

Up Next for Keuka College: The Wolves will open North Eastern Athletic Conference play on the road next weekend in Pennsylvania. Keuka College will face Bryn Athyn College on Saturday and then travel to Penn St.-Abington on Sunday. The Wolves have found success in Pennsylvania historically. Keuka College is 10-1 all-time in North Eastern Athletic Conference games held within The Keystone State.