Tigerville, S.C. - Hanna Hawkins scored two goals on Wednesday night, none more important than her second which lifted North Greenville to an 11-10 win over Newberry College on Pepsi Stadium.
- Score: NGU - 11 / NC - 10
- Records: North Greenville 3 - 1 / Newberry 1 - 2
- Location: Pepsi Stadium (Tigerville, South Carolina)
How it Happened
- Rachel Kellogg scored four goals in the opening minutes and Emily Colson added one score to lift North Greenville to a 5 - 0 lead.
- Newberry answered with five consecutive goals of its own though to even the tally at 5 - 5 with 10:02 left in the first half.
- The Wolves would go on to score twice more in the opening 30 on goals from Sophie Moore and Rachel Dillon to take a 7 - 5 edge into intermission.
- The Crusaders quickly righted the ship in the opening minutes of the second when Rachel Kellogg added another to cut the deficit to one goal.
- Hawkins struck with her first at the 22:31 mark to even it at 7 - 7.
- Goals would then be traded for the rest of the contest as neither team could pull away. Monica Colwell would put NGU up 9 - 8 next but Newberry immediately answered to pull even.
- The Wolves would then go up 10-9 with 7:11 left on the clock but Emily Colson would come through with her second of the night to even it up at 10 - 10 with 4:12 left.
- The Wolves would earn a free-possession with 14-seconds left and place a shot on goal but NGU Keeper Sydney Taylor would come up big with a save to keep the score at 10 - 10.
- Taylor's save gave the Crusaders the final possession of the game and a chance to win it. Kellogg would charge the net and drop it off to Hanna Hawkins who worked her way behind the Newberry defensive. Hawkins capitalized on the attempt with 3-seconds left on the clock to earn North Greenville the win.
Inside the North Greenville Box Score
- Rachel Kellogg finished the night as the game's leading scorer, tacking on six goals to her season total. Kellogg also tacked on an assist to her night.
- Hanna Hawkins finished with a pair of goals along with Emily Colson who also had an assist.
- The Crusaders forced seven turnovers led by Monica Colwell who led all players with three. Sydney Taylor finished with a pair of caused turnovers.
- Taylor also led the Crusaders with six ground balls to go along with four saves in the net. Colwell finished with four grounders as did Christy Beaman.
Inside the Newberry Box Score
- Rachel Dillon and Sophie Moore led the Wolves with four goals each.
- Brandy Bowman finished the night with nine saves on 20 NGU shots on frame.
- The Crusaders travel to Greeneville, Tennessee to take on Tusculum College at noon on February 24th.