Billikens Take Home #A10WSOC Crown with 5-1 Victory
DAYTON, Ohio - Saint Louis senior Maddie Pokorny scored a second-half
With the win, the Billikens earn the Atlantic 10's automatic bid and advance to the NCAA Championship for the first time 2006. The NCAA Women's Soccer selection show to announce the bracket will be held Monday, Nov. 5 at 4:30 pm.
For the tournament, Pokorny recorded 10 shots, four goals
Joining Pokorny on the All-Championship team are fellow Billikens, Lindsay Sands, Hannah Friedrich, Alli Klug
Just four minutes into the contest, Sands got the scoring started for Saint Louis, capitalizing on a one-on-one opportunity by placing a strike into the lower lefthand corner of the goal past a diving Grace Young.
The offensive pressure would continue for the Billikens in the first half, taking five shots, including a flurry around the net in the 19th minute. Following a great diving stop by Young on
The Rams got on the board in the 74th minute as Emma Kershner's
Less than 30 seconds later, Pokorny broke loose and chipped it past Young for her 10th goal of the season, and first of the game. She followed that four minutes later with another strike to the far post. She completed the hat trick in the with just one minute remaining in the contest. The senior's 26 points are second-best on the team next to Friedrich's 30 points.