CANTON Morgan Smith scored off a pass from Andrew Bednarsky in the 72nd minute to lead the St. Lawrence University mens soccer team to a 1-0 win over Rochester (2-1 overall) in a nonconference game Friday.
Aaron Costello made three saves to earn a shutout for the Saints (2-1).
SUNY GENESEO 3, CLARKSON 0
Rich Bellusci scored twice to help SUNY Geneseo knock off the Golden Knights (1-2) in a nonconference contest in Potsdam.
Stanley Egbuchulam also scored for SUNY Geneseo (1-1-1) and Dan Maddock made three saves.
SLU 2, SUNY PLATTSBURGH 1
Erika Gobielle and Julia Friesen scored goals in the second half to help SLU (3-0) knock off the Cardinals in a nonconference game in Plattsburgh.
Friesens game-winner came in the 59th minute for the Saints. Emily LaLone scored for SUNY Plattsburgh (1-2).
CLARKSON, SUNY POTSDAM SWEEP
Victoria Kirkemo produced 13 kills as Clarkson swept Southern Vermont 25-13, 25-9, 25-4 in its first match of the Victory Promotions Tournament at SUNY Potsdam. The Golden Knights (4-2) added a 20-25, 25-13, 25-22, 25-13 win over Queens in a match that did not count in Clarksons official record.
The Bears opened with a 25-10, 25-15, 25-7 sweep of Norwich. Sarah Anderson provided 11 kills for SUNY Potsdam (4-3) and Jenna Blujus added 15 assists.
SUNY Potsdam finished the opening day with a 20-25, 25-14, 25-18, 24-26, 15-9 win over SUNY Plattsburgh.
SAINTS, KANGAROOS SPLIT
SLU split a pair of matches in its home gym on the first day of the Victory Promotions Tournament.
The Saints (3-3) swept village rival SUNY Canton 25-23, 25-21, 26-24 as Amanda Brooks tallied 10 kills and Jenna Street produced 12 assists. Kelsy Cornish had 11 kills for SUNY Canton (4-1).
SLU dropped its second match to St. Michaels, falling 25-19, 25-2, 20-25, 23-25, 16-14. Lexi Brown recorded 17 kills for the Saints in the match and Street had 28 assists. SUNY Canton had better luck against St. Michaels, winning three games to one.