No. 4 Salisbury rolls No. 20 Geneseo
Sea Gulls stay perfect on weekend to win Colonel Classic
EDWARDSVILLE, Pa. -- No. 4 Salisbury captured the Colonel Classic title Sunday with a convincing victory 4-1 against No. 20 SUNY Geneseo as the maroon and gold improved to 2-0.
The Sea Gulls dominated the first half of the game offensively out-shooting the Knights 13-0. The Gulls' also held the advantage in penalty corners 5-0, but could not find the back of the cage until the 17th minute of play, scoring off the stick of senior Caitlin Walker. It was be the only goal of the half.
In the second half, Salisbury came alive as three different Sea Gulls scored starting with senior Alison Bloodsworth, who scored just three minutes into the second half and then assisted junior Krinstina Fusco four minutes later. Bloodsworth had a big day for the Gulls' with two assists and a goal of her own.
Once again SU held the advantage in penalty corners as it had nine in a span of 12 minutes. Capitalizing on the corner opportunities was sophomore Rebecca Hasz, scoring her first goal of the season.
The Knights did not back down as they scored just a minute later off a tip by Katie Farley to try and rally a comeback in the 57th minute, but it would not be enough as Salisbury went on to win the contest 4-1.