William Smith outscores Buffalo State 6-4

William Smith outscores Buffalo State 6-4

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GENEVA, N.Y.— Lila Toczek (Pendleton, NY/Starpoint) scored twice, but it was not enough as Buffalo State dropped a 6-4 non-conference decision this evening at William Smith.


FINAL SCORE: William Smith - 6, Buffalo State - 4

LOCATION:  The Cooler – Geneva, N.Y.

RECORDS:  William Smith (15-6-1), Buffalo State (6-13-2)


  • Emma Ruggiero (Amherst, NY/Sacred Heart) added a goal and an assist for the Bengals, and Lauren Madden (Jamestown, NY/Jamestown) also scored.
  • The Herons jumped out to an early 2-0 lead, but Buffalo State responded to even the score before the first intermission. 
  • Toczek put the Bengals on the board with her 12th of the season on the power play, and then Ruggiero netted her 12th of the season to knot the score.
  • Buffalo State pulled ahead just three minutes into the second from with Madden's third goal of her rookie campaign.
  • William Smith struck back just 18 seconds later and scored two more goals to take a 5-3 advantage into the final frame.
  • Toczek pulled the Bengals back within one with a shorthanded goal 2:43 into the second period, but the Herons added an insurance marker in the middle of the period to seal the victory.
  • William Smith finished with a 41-35 advantage in shots on goal.  Bri Gawronski (Dunkirk, NY/Mt. Mercy) made 35 saves.
  • Buffalo State finished 1 for 9 on the power play, and the Herons were 1 for 4.


  • Marykate Martino scored twice for William Smith, and Egan Sachs-Hecht, Laura Rollins, Gina Scibetta, and Jules Kennedy also scored.


Buffalo State will play at William Smith again tomorrow at 4 p.m.