September 2, 2012

D'Youville Captures SUNY Canton Tourny Title with 3-2 Win

Canton, NY-In the finals of the SUNY Canton Tournament, D'Youville downed the host school 3-2 to capture the championship. After giving up an early goal, D'Youville scored two in a span of 1:19 and took a 2-1 lead into the halftime break. Danielle Gehen (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) netted the first, assisted by Elizabeth Lyons (Lancaster, NY/Lancaster), and Lyons scored the second assisted by Samantha Giebner (Sicklerville, NJ/Winslow Township).

In the second-half, Canton scored in the 68th minute to tie. Gehen scored the game-winner in the 81st minute assisted by Giebner.

With the win, D'Youville goes to 2-0 on the season and is off to the best start in the program's 13-year history. Yesterday (Sep. 1) D'Youville beat Bay Path 7-0

D'Youville plays Thiel College September 9 at the Riverside Athletic Complex. Start time is 10:00 a.m.