The Green Terror took the early lead in the women’s soccer game against the Hood College Blazers on Wednesday, September 9 and went on to win 7-0.
Junior Nicole Hill scored the first three goals for the Green Terror in the first 25 minutes of the game. The last player to tally a hat trick was Carah Medill in October 2000.
“[Wednesdays’s] game was a great win for our team. It was truly a team effort!” Hill said. “It’s awesome to be recognized as the first person to score three goals in a game since 2000, but really I just getting out there and doing my best to serve my team and honor God.”
“With 16 goals in just four games, I am so proud of our success thus far and am excited and confident that our performance with continue to progress over the course of the season,” she added.
Freshman Lindsey Farrell had her first collegiate goal during the first half of the game. Farrell received the ball from sophomore, Katie Kirschenmann on the right wing, and she netted it with 1:05 left in the first half.
As the game progressed the goalie for the Blazers, Alexis Andrukat, had six saves on the night and fellow player Jessie Herbert received a yellow card during the second half.
Maggie Quinn, Christina Wroblewski, and Katie Kirschenmann all scored for Green Terror in the second half.
“We are really proud of the team’s performance against Hood College.” Head coach Sandra Lagana said. “Nicole’s hat trick is the result of all of the hard work she’s put in since last year, she’s been a great leader.”
We are even more proud of the fact that five different players scored on Wednesday and six different players added assists. This is a big indicator of what’s to come this season,” she explained.
Their goal is to make it to the Centennial Conference playoffs near the end of the season.
McDaniel finished the game with a 26-1 shot advantage and a 7-0 corner kick advantage over the Blazers. The Blazers had eight saves and six fouls over McDaniel’s four fouls.
The Green Terror women are currently 4-0 and will return home this Saturday, September 12, against York (Pa.) at 1 p.m.