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Late Goal Costs Hatters in ASUN Opener

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via Stetson press release/website


St. Charles, Mo. – After a back and forth game Stetson (7-4, 0-1) would fall as Lindenwood (6-6, 1-1) would score in the final minute to defeat the Hatters 18-17.

Stetson would get the scoring started as Samantha Paglino would score from a free position shot at the 13:00 mark. Camden Frissora would find the back of the next for the Hatters to make it 2-0 in favor of Stetson.

Lindenwood would score the next two goals and tie the game at the 8:49 mark, before Jessica Duggan would get on the scoresheet with her first to put the Hatters back in front. Once again the Lions would score two in a row to take the lead. Frissora would score her second and Paglino would score two more earning her a hattrick on the afternoon. Lindenwood would score add one more goal to make it 6-5 in favor of Stetson at the end of one.

Stetson would capitalize on six ground balls and seven draw controls in the second to increase their lead. Duggan would net a goal at the 12:46 mark and Lindenwood would respond to make it 7-6 Stetson.
The Hatters would score five straight goals to open up the game. Frissora would get herself a hattrick at the 10:40 mark, Jordyn Humphrey would get a hattrick of her own in a three-minute span. Sam King would also net a goal during the run, which was halted by the Lions at the 3:25 mark with a goal to make it 12-7 Hatters. Jordyn Humphrey would score one more goal at the :05 mark to finish the half and put Stetson up 13-7 heading into the half.

Lindenwood would make a comeback in the third as the Hatters were held to just two goals and the Lions put in six of their own. Lindenwood would score first in the quarter, which would be followed up by back to back goals by Humphrey and Aine Williams to make the score 15-8 Stetson. The Hatters would give up five more goals as the quarter concluded with a score of 15-13 Stetson.

Stetson would be unable to hold on in the fourth as they could only net two goals, while letting in five. Stetson would let in three goals before Frissora would net one to tie the game at sixteen all. Stetson and Lindenwood would trade goals for the last time as Duggan would respond to a Lion score to tie the game for the last time. At the :47 mark Lindenwood would score the final goal of the game to win 18-17 over Stetson.

The Hatters will remain on the road as they travel to Georgia to face Kennesaw State Saturday at 11:00 a.m.

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