North Greenville continues to rack up conference wins, this time with a ##-# victory over the Warriors of Southern Wesleyan University in Central, South Carolina. With the win, the Crusaders hold sole possession of 2nd place in the Conference Carolinas standing with a 7-1 conference record. Rachel Kellogg had a dominant day with # goals scored.
1st Half (13-2 NGU)
NGU would get on the board first nearly four minutes into the game with a goal by Kaitlin Yenson and an assist by Aly Estes. Less than a minute later, Rachel Kellogg knocked in here first goal of the game to put North Greenville up 2-0 early on. SWU's Latia Santos would score their first goal on a free position shot. After several minutes without a goal, Brenis Napoli put an end to that with an assist by Jillian Chiesa. With eighteen minutes remaining in the half, Kellogg would score another unassisted goal to give the Crusaders a 4-1 lead. Just ten seconds later, Kellogg repeated with yet another unassisted goal. Kellogg scored her fourth goal of the game less than a minute later with an assist by Estes. After a foul by the Warriors, Olivia Foltz scored her first on a free position shot. Southern Wesleyan connected for a second goal when Tabitha Beecher put one into the net. Napoli responded with a goal with just over ten minutes remaining in the half. The Crusaders would take advantage of a man-up opportunity when Maegan Easler scored her first goal of the game. With just over five minutes left in the half, Kellogg added two more goals, one assisted by Napoli and the other unassisted. Chiesa started a running clock by scoring a goal to put North Greenville up by ten with a score of 12-2. Napoli would wrap up the half by scoring an assisted goal by Foltz.
2nd Half (20-3 NGU)
Five minutes into the half, the Crusaders picked up right where they left off with a goal by Easler and an assist by Napoli. Just over a minute later, Estes scored an unassisted goal to make the score 15-2. SWU's Jocelyn Cosgrove then scored their third of the game. Foltz would score a goal about a minute later, and a goal by Chiesa with an assist by Napoli would follow. Napoli provided another assist with the next goal, which was scored by Kellogg. Following that goal, Kellogg would add another one to put NGU up 19-2. With just over three minutes remaining, North Greenville would indeed score a 20th goal when Amber Newland was assisted by Hanna Hawkins.
Rachel Kellogg had a dominant day, scoring 8 goals and putting up a total of 12 shots.
Brennis Napoli recorded 3 goals as well as 5 assists.
Jillian Chiesa connected for 2 goals and 4 assists.
The Crusaders will take a break from conference play to take on the Newberry Wolves in Newberry, South Carolina on Wednesday, April 3rd.