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#15 Saints Douse the Flames in GSC Opener

Written by Lee Roggenburg on . Posted in , , , .

via Flagler press release/website, by Grace Schwab


ST. AUGUSTINE. – Lexie Morton scored six goals for No. 15 (IWLCA Division II Top 25 Poll) Flagler College in its first Gulf South Conference game of the season against Lee University this afternoon. The Saints beat the Flames 21-12. 

The Saints now sit 1-0 in conference play and 9-1 overall making this their seventh win in a row. The Flames are now 5-6 overall and 0-1 in conference.

The Saints and Flames fired back and forth keeping the score even for the beginning of the first quarter. The Saints started to pull away with five minutes left in the quarter with Morton scoring her first hat trick of the game as the Saints took an 8-4 lead after the first 15 minutes of play. Morton’s second goal in today’s game allowed her to break the Saints record for goals in a single-season. She now has 38. 

The Saints maintained this lead the entire game with goals from eight different players including five goals from Katelyn Trainor and a hat trick from Jessica Wright.

Despite being outscored in the end, Flames goalie Caleigh Smith managed seven saves and Brittney White won 18 draw controls.

Defensively for the Saints, Ella Pinder caused three turnovers and goalie Lauren Ribadeneira had nine saves. Molly Sloan and Morton picked up four ground balls each. 

The Saints will be hitting the road for their next game on March 29 at 4 p.m. against Lynn University.

Scoring Summary

1st Period
14:11LEELEE – Brittney White Assisted by Maggie Luzier10
11:37FLGFLG – Carly LaFerriere Assisted by Ella Pinder11
10:51FLGFLG – Katelyn Trainor12
07:25LEELEE – Callie Curtis22
06:33LEELEE – Callie Curtis32
05:22FLGFLG – Lexie Morton33
04:20FLGFLG – Jessica Wright34
03:18FLGFLG – Lexie Morton35
02:35FLGFLG – Lexie Morton36
01:45LEELEE – Brittney White46
00:32FLGFLG – Carley Tepel Assisted by Jessica Wright47
00:03FLGFLG – Katelyn Trainor Assisted by Jessica Wright48
2nd Period
07:46LEELEE – Megan Trout58
06:05FLGFLG – Lexie Morton59
03:39FLGFLG – Katelyn Trainor510
02:56FLGFLG – Jessica Wright511
01:54LEELEE – Maggie Luzier611
01:40LEELEE – Maggie Luzier Assisted by Makenna Luzier711
00:44LEELEE – Brittney White Assisted by Noelle Harrington811
3rd Period
14:41FLGFLG – Ella Pinder812
12:48LEELEE – Maggie Luzier912
10:46FLGFLG – Jessica Wright913
07:50FLGFLG – Lexie Morton914
07:22FLGFLG – Lexie Morton915
04:51FLGFLG – Sydney Onega Assisted by Jordan Green916
04:25FLGFLG – Carley Tepel Assisted by Ella Pinder917
03:07LEELEE – Brittney White1017
02:16LEELEE – Megan Trout1117
4th Period
13:53FLGFLG – Ella Pinder1118
11:09FLGFLG – Katelyn Trainor1119
08:38FLGFLG – Macy Schmidt1120
06:23FLGFLG – Katelyn Trainor Assisted by Macy Schmidt1121
01:56LEELEE – Maggie Luzier1221