Stanley has hat trick for MOC women
By Rudy Coggins
Published in Sports on September 17, 2011 11:05 PM
MOC Sports Information
MOUNT OLIVE -- Lindsey Stanley recorded her first-ever collegiate hat trick (three goals) and regionally-ranked Mount Olive opened its NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas season with a 3-1 triumph over King (Tenn.) College on Saturday afternoon.
Stanley, who hails from Eastover, raised her season total to four goals.
A senior forward, Stanley broke through less than three minutes into the second half when she put back a deflection to give the Trojans a 1-0 lead at the 47:45 mark.
MOC extended the lead to 2-0 at the 52:23 mark when Brittany Thurlow's service found Stanley in the box. Stanley slipped past the keeper for her second goal.
Stanley completed her hat trick at 71:58, just under six minutes after King (1-4-0, 0-3-0 CC) had pulled within a goal. Cara Paxson's restart 10 yards above the 18 found Stanley for her third goal.
The Trojans, ranked No. 8 in the D-II Southeast Region poll, improved to 2-1-1 overall this season. It was the conference opener for both teams.
Trojan men fall
MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive ended its string of four consecutive shutout losses, but dropped a 4-2 decision to King (Tenn.) College in the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas men's soccer opener for both teams on a cloudy, misty Saturday afternoon.
Ramon Gallardo and Charles B. Aycock alum Alex Rodriguez each scored a first-half goal for the Trojans, who fell to 0-6-0 overall this season.
Tom Winspear logged a hat trick (three goals) for the Tornado.
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