SUNY Potsdam's Nicole Volpi picked up a hat trick in the Bears 8-0 win over Paul Smith's on Tuesday night. Teammate Cortney Poirier also added a hat-trick for the Bears. Potsdam will next host Geneseo at 4pm on Friday afternoon.

Potsdam Women Shutout Paul Smith's 8-0


POTSDAM, NY- Two different players scored hat tricks as the women’s soccer team defeated Paul Smith’s College 8-0 on Tuesday night.

Cortney Poirier (Moira/Brushton-Moira) and Nicole Volpi (Bethlehem/Bethlehem) both scored three goals each to lead the Bears. Poirier also had two assists giving her 8 points total in the game which tied a team record. Heather Johnson (Ogdensburg/Heuvelton) and Liz Bazzano (Peru/Peru) scored the other two goals. Desi Webster (Potsdam/Potsdam) and Kathleen Frear (Scotia/Scotia) both had two assists.

Sarah Casey (Potsdam/Potsdam) started the first half and made one save. Lisa Bates (Ballston Spa/Galway) came in the second half and did not record a save. Karlie Zurmuhlen made 17 saves for Paul Smith’s.

Potsdam had a total of 35 shots in the game. Their 13 corner kicks were one shy of tying a team record.

The Bears improve their record to 6-1. They return to SUNYAC play on Friday as they host Geneseo at 4 pm.

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