Women's Lacrosse Now 4-1 After Big Win Over Centre

Orlando, Fla. – The Geneseo women’s lacrosse team (4-1) won for the fourth time in five games, cruising to a 23-3 win over Centre (4-4). A total of 12 Knights scored as Geneseo held the Colonels scoreless in the second half.

Senior Julie Bernatzky (Mount Sinai/Mount Sinai) made five saves over the first 45 minutes and sophomore Laura Passamonte (Baldwinsville/C.W. Baker) made two saves in 15 shutout minutes.

Junior midfielder Emily Haggerty (Syracuse/Westhill) led the Knights with six points on four goals and two assists. Junior attack Caroline Buonocore (Syracuse/Westhill) and senior attack Jen Costanza (Webster/Schroeder) scored three goals apiece and junior midfielder Meredith Weber (Bellport/Bellport) added two goals.

Buonocore raised her career total to 165 points, good for fifth on the program’s all-time list. Haggerty has now scored 132 points, ranking ninth.

First year midfielder Tara Basile (Wantagh/Wantagh) and senior midfielder Rachel Petrone (Rochester/Penfield) both collected three points.

Haggerty picked up three ground balls and won three draw controls. Buonocore and junior defender Kylie Caesar (Delmar/Bethlehem) led the Knights with four draw controls apiece and senior defender Jenna Theofield (East Northport/Northport) caused a team-best three turnovers.

The Knights return to action Tuesday, hosting St. Lawrence in their home opener.

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