Michelle Kasold Scores First Career Hat Trick

Sept. 26, 2006

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Sophomore Michelle Kasold earned her first career hat trick and added two assists, leading the No. 2 Wake Forest field hockey team past Davidson, 10-1, Tuesday evening in Kentner Stadium. In the win, a total of eight different players scored, while seven added assists.

In addition to Kasold, Aileen Davis, Minou Gimbrere, Chelsea Cipriani, Lauren Love, Tracey Scott, Liz Fries, and Haley Scott all scored. Christine Suggs had two assists on the night, while Melissa Martin, Raisa Schiller, Katy Narron, Gimbrere and Cipriani each added one.

Wake Forest (10-1) dominated from start to finish, taking 41 shots and 12 penalty corners on the night. In the first half alone, the Deacs had seven corners and scored four goals. Gimbrere and Davis started the Deacs off by converting back-to-back corners in the second and eighth minute, respectively. Cipriani and Haley Scott then scored two minutes apart in the 22 and 24 minute mark for the 4-0 lead at the break.

In the second half, the Deacs had no trouble picking up where they left off as Kasold nailed the ball in off a short cross from Suggs. Tracey Scott followed suit with another goal four minutes later.



After Davidson's Kayli Maxwell scored the Wildcats only goal of the game in the 44th minute, the Deacs went on a scoring run, putting away three goals in less than nine minutes. Love scored the game's final goal with eight minutes remaining with the assist from Narron.

Senior goalkeeper Kristina Gagliardi faced five shots from the Wildcats and registered two saves on the evening.

Wake Forest will return to action on Saturday, Sept. 30 against North Carolina. Game time in Chapel Hill is set for 1 p.m.

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