Yellowjackets Sting Wolves in Women’s Soccer

Yellowjackets Sting Wolves in Women’s Soccer

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The Keuka College Women's Soccer team lost on Wednesday at the University of Rochester by the score of 3-0.

Keuka College (1-2, 0-0 NEAC) was outshot 27-3 in the contest. Freshman goalkeeper Adriana Gunkel made 12 saves for the Wolves

University of Rochester 3 vs. Keuka College 0

The two teams battled early with the University of Rochester controlling the flow of play. In the opening half, the Yellowjackets had 14 shots to the Wolves' two. However it was Keuka that nearly struck first. In the 19th minute, Amy Sedita hit a header off of a corner kick just wide of the far post. Minutes later, the Yellowjackets broke through with a goal. Adriana Gunkel made five saves in the first 45 minutes for Keuka, but Rochester scored halfway through the frame and led 1-0 at the break.

The second half followed the pattern of the first with Rochester controlling play, but Keuka getting the first opportunity. Danielle DeSimone got behind the defense in the 64th minute and slipped her shot past the keeper, but the ball ended up just outside the post and wide. Rochester doubled their lead with just under 20 minutes left in the game. Gunkel made some big saves in the half, including a diving effort in the 83rd minute. Overall, she recorded seven saves in the half. The Yellowjackets added a third goal in the final minute on their way to a 3-0 victory.

KC Notes:

  • The University of Rochester has never lost to Keuka College. The Yellowjackets are 4-0 against the Wolves
  • The three goal margin tied the slimmest in the four-game series with the University of Rochester. Overall, the Yellowjackets have outscored Keuka 19-1 in four games
  • Adriana Gunkel set a new career-high with 12 saves
  • Gunkel was honored by the North Eastern Athletic Conference on Monday, being named the Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week

Coming up for Keuka College: Sunday, September 10 will be the home opener for Keuka College. The Wolves will host Pitt.-Bradford at 1pm at the Jephson Community Athletic Complex. Keuka last faced Pitt.-Bradford in 2006 and are 3-1 all-time in the series, which started in the 1995 season.