BUFFALO, N.Y. – Nikki Liadka (Jr., Liverpool, N.Y.) had a seven-point night after scoring three unassisted goals and adding an assist to lead the Oswego State women’s soccer team (3-2-0) to a 4-1 win over D’Youville (3-1-0).
The first half remained scoreless until the 21st minute when Liadka put the ball in the goal to break open the game.
D’Youville tied the game in the 52nd minute when Danielle Gehen put away a pass from Melissa LaVere. However, on the ensuing possession, Liadka responded with another goal to put the visiting team back on top. The scoring continued for the Lakers when Bailey Waterbury (Fr., Plattsburgh, N.Y.) scored on a breakaway courtesy of a pass from Liadka. With nine minutes remaining, Liadka scored the final goal of the game.
Oswego State and D’Youville concluded the game with 13 shots apiece. Emily Varonier (Sr., Miller Place, N.Y.) stopped four shots for the win, while Christina Ventresca made seven saves in the losing effort.
The Lakers open the conference schedule against Oneonta on Friday, September 21 at 4 p.m. at Laker Field.