Exstrom's Hat-Trick Lifts Tigers
The Doane women's soccer team battled through low numbers due to illness and defeated MCAC champion College of St. Mary, 3-1, in a non-conference battle during the final week of the regular season. The Tigers will play their final regular season game on Saturday evening at home against Northwestern.
Samantha Exstrom put the Tigers on the board first with a goal in the 38th minute of play. College of St. Mary tied the game at 1-1 on a goal from Melissa King.
In the second half, Exstrom gave the Tigers the lead back with a goal off a pass from Alyssa Davis in the 72nd minute. Exstrom closed out the scoring with her third goal of the game, receiving a pass from Jordan Hedgecock with 78:35 remaining in the game.
Jordan Ludwig picked up the victory, saving one of two shots on goal. Jackie Swanger took the loss as she finished with five saves in eight shots against her.