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Lady Hawks start 3-0 for first time in NCAA era

Freshman Mac Pearson scored three goals in Thursday's 4-1 win over Judson. With the win, the Lady Hawks are off to a 3-0 start for the first time in the NCAA era. (Photo by Lisa Pearson)
Freshman Mac Pearson scored three goals in Thursday's 4-1 win over Judson. With the win, the Lady Hawks are off to a 3-0 start for the first time in the NCAA era. (Photo by Lisa Pearson)

MARION, Ala. – Freshman Mac Pearson scored three goals to lead the Huntingdon women's soccer team in a 4-1 win over Judson College on Thursday night.

With the win, Huntingdon improves to 3-0. This is the first 3-0 start for the Lady Hawks during the NCAA era.

Freshman Kirstin Hayes scored Huntingdon's other goal, giving the Lady Hawks a 2-0 lead in the first half.

 

Records: Huntingdon (3-0); Judson (0-1)

Notable Performance: Pearson scored her first collegiate goal on an assist from Alexis Louk in the 19th minute of the game to give the Lady Hawks a 1-0 lead. Leading 2-1 in the second half, Pearson added two final goals. Pearson's goal in the 68th minute, on an assist from Meredith Harrison, made it 3-1. Pearson closed the scoring on an assist from Louk in the 80th minute.

Did You Know?: Huntingdon's 3-0 record is its best start since becoming an NCAA program in 2003.

 

Huntingdon Stats

Goals: Pearson (3), Hayes (1)

Assists: Louk (2), Harrison (1)

Shots on Goal: Pearson (7), Harrison (4), Hayes (2), Camryn Hale (1), Jaz Martinez (1), Shelbee Mathews (1), Abigail Schuelke (1), Morgan Wadkins (1)

Goalkeeper: Kylie Kersh – 4 saves and 1 goal allowed in 80 minutes; Danielle Heim – 1 save in 10 minutes

 

Coming Up: Huntingdon hosts Birmingham-Southern on Saturday at 6 p.m. in the first home game of the season.