|Recap, photo courtesy of SUNY Canton|
- Result: SUNY Canton 12, Morrisville State 10
- Location: Drake Field – Morrisville, NY
- Records: SUNY Canton (1-0) | Morrisville State (0-2)
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Denny and Kelly totaled game-highs of five points as Denny posted four goals and one assist and Kelly added two goals and a game-high three assists. Logan Bush, Cecelia Neally and MaryClare Bowes chipped in two goals apiece, while Bush also added an assist.
- The Roos jumped out to a 3-1 lead and took a 6-4 lead into intermission as Denny completed the hat trick with 28 seconds left in the opening half.
- The Mustangs cut the lead to one on three occasions including 9-8 with just over 15 minutes to play but two straight Canton goals off the sticks of Bowes and Neally regained a three-goal edge as the Roos earned the win.
- Denny, Neally and Allison Wakefield totaled four ground balls each, while Kelly finished with four draw controls. Denny and Jessica Pele forced two turnovers each.
- Madison Leary turned aside seven shots in her first collegiate victory for Canton, while Kadi Bice made six saves for the Mustangs.
- Celia Abbott paced the hosts with three goals, while Courtney Cavellier, Melissa Lucciola and Grace Hanehan produced two goals apiece.
The Roos host Plattsburgh State on Wednesday at 3 p.m.