- Trinity's women's soccer team opened a road weekend of
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play with an 8-0 win over
Oglethorpe University on Friday afternoon.
Trinity, ranked third in Division III by both the
NSCAA and D3soccer.com, remains undefeated at 13-0 and 6-0 in the
Kelly Watts tied a school-record with four
assists in the game, which was last accomplished against Oglethorpe
in 2007. Watts, who now has six assists this season, also
scored a goal early in the second half.
Abigail Loar scored three goals for her first
career hat trick - the first of which came just 20 seconds into the
game. Loar's opening goal was one of the fastest goals in NCAA
Division III women's soccer history to start a game, beating all but
20 previous goals. The record for the quickest goal to start a
game is six seconds.
Loar becomes the first Tiger player to score
three goals in a game since a pair of Trinity players did so in
Young was one of those players, and she nearly
had another hat trick in today's game. Young scored two goals
and three assists in the game, knocking in a goal for the ninth
consecutive game for the Tigers.
Kristina Chen and Alex Leamy also scored for
the Tigers, and Leamy also picked up an assist.
Trinity continues its SCAC
campaign Sunday in Sewanee, Tenn., with a 1 p.m. game against
Sewanee: The University of the South.
Kelly Watts tied
a school record with four assists in Friday's win at Oglethorpe
scored Trinity's first hat trick since the 2007 season