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Badgers Upset Hornets on Senior Day

Badgers Upset Hornets on Senior Day

LYNDON CENTER, Vt. – The Lyndon State College women's soccer team finished out North Atlantic Conference play against Johnson State College Saturday afternoon, with the visitors taking the 6-0 victory.

The Hornets three seniors: Shelby Sheridan (Enosburg Falls), Miranda Chute (Brentwood, N.H.), and Marley Harmon (Buxton, Maine) were recognized for their years of service to the soccer squad before the start of the match-up.

The Badgers notched four goals within the first half.  The first came at the 10:22 mark after a pass from Shannon Rooney (Waterville, Vt.), Hillary Ross (Highgate, Vt.) lobbed a shot over Johanna Sargent (West Brookfield, Vt.) squeezing right between her fingers and the cross bar.  Two and a half minutes later Andrea Mercer (Naugatuck, Conn.) slipped a pass through to Kylie Aither (Hyde Park, Vt.) who knocked a shot just to the right of Sargent.  At the 27:43 mark Maddison Prescott (Topsham, Maine) received a through pass from Aleia Augsberger (Craftsbury Common, Vt.), then drilled the ball to the bottom right side.  Aither finished off the half after a Sargent save deflected off her gloves allowing Aither the put back. 

The rain continued to come down as the Badgers had the 4-0 advantage heading into the second half. 

Aither completed a hat trick when she wasted no time getting past the Hornet defensive line at the 45:28 mark, drilling in her final goal of the game.  Katherine Fish (Lake Elmore, Vt.) finished off the scoring for the Badgers with an assist from Augsberger.  The Badgers headed back home with the 6-0 victory. 

Sargent finished with 11 saves for the Hornets.

Danielle Schreiner (St. Albans, Vt.) recorded five saves for Johnson in the win.

Lyndon finishes off their 2016 season hosting Norwich University at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25th.

Johnson hosts SUNY Canton at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 24th.