Women’s soccer adds to home streak with season opening win

Sophomore Mika Matsuda (Kyoto, Japan) scored a hat trick, and sophomore Allison Ebersole (Boulder, Colo.) added two goals as the Hesston College Women’s Soccer team defeated Ottawa University JV Braves 5-1 Aug. 29, extending their home win streak to eight.

The Larks quickly found themselves ahead 2-0 after twenty minutes and took a 4-0 lead into halftime. Matsuda completed her hat trick scoring in the 52nd minute. Matsuda and Ebersole each added an assist, as did freshman Miho Okuda. The Braves scored off a rebound in the 87th minute to avoid the shut out.

The Larks will return to the field Wednesday, Aug. 31, to take on Allen County CC. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.