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Junior Natalie Marsh made three saves in goal for the Trojans.
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UALR Falls at South Alabama to Stay Winless in Sun Belt Play
UALR Sports Information
Release: 10/08/2012

MOBILE, Ala. - South Alabama (7-6-1, 2-3-0 SBC) picked up its second Sun Belt win of the season with a 9-0 defeat of UALR (1-12-0, 0-5-0 SBC) Friday night at The Cage. Linsey Snavely scored a hat trick for the Jaguars while Tatum Perry added two goals to pace a USA offense that racked up 42 total shots on the night.

The Jaguars scored two goals in the first eight minutes to jump out to an early lead, then tacked on two more scores late in the half to build a 4-0 advantage before intermission. Four more goals within the first ten minutes of the second period upped the lead to 8-0, while Natalie Parsons scored the final USA goal of the night at the 74:24 mark.

UALR was outshot by a 42-12 count, including 28-7 in shots on goal. Snavely and Perry led USA with five shots each, while both Clarissa Hernandez and Alyssa Mayer contributed four apiece.

Juniors Adrianna Queen and Ashley Barksdale led UALR with three shots each. Sophomores Ariel Galletti and Alyson Rohane each chipped in two, and freshman Galya Cohen and sophomore Lexus VanPelt got off one shot apiece.

Barksdale and Galletti both put two shots on frame to lead the Trojans.

Junior Natalie Marsh started in goal for the Trojans and surrendered three goals while making three stops in 26:01 of work. Freshman Shantel Wittke came on and finished the game, allowing six goals and making 10 saves.

Melissa Drish started the game for USA and made three saves before Lauren Arnold came on in relief to start the second half. Arnold made one stop over the final 45:00 to finalize the combined-shutout effort.

South Alabama led in corner kicks, 2-1, on the night. The Jags also led in fouls, 7-3.  

UALR will look to bounce back when they play at Troy on Sunday. First kick is slated for 1 p.m.

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