Palos Heights, Ill. – Freshman midfielder Monica Chavolla (Chicago Heights, Ill./Bloom) provided Saint Xavier University with its only goal of the game in a 5-1 loss to No. 19 ranked Trinity Christian College (Ill.) in Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) women's soccer action Saturday afternoon in Palos Heights, Ill. It was the regular season finale for both teams. The Cougars (8-9-1 overall/4-5-1 CCAC) fell behind early in the game trailing 3-0 at the half. The Trolls got a hat trick from senior forward Allison Doyle on TCC's "Senior Day."
Doyle scored two of her three goals less than 10 minutes into Saturday's contest. She notched her first goal in the third minute following a cross by freshman midfielder Brooke Ellis. In the ninth minute, Doyle scored on a breakaway set up by a lead pass from freshman forward Rachael Webb. Nine minutes later, Webb took a pass from freshman midfielder Morgan Mattson and finished the shot to put the Trolls ahead, 3-0. That would cap the scoring until Chavolla scored on an unassisted shot in the 74thminute. Doyle would complete the hat trick in the 79thminute off another assist by Webb. With just seconds remaining, Doyle put the ball in front of the goal and earned an assist when junior midfielder Becca DeVries punched it in for TCC's fifth goal. SXU was limited to just six total shots and four shots on goal in the game.
Saint Xavier (8-9-1 overall/4-5-1 CCAC) takes the No. 7 seed into the 2011 CCAC Women's Soccer Tournament, which begins on Saturday, November 5. The Cougars will face No. 2 seed Judson University (Ill.) in first-round action in Elgin, Ill. The start time for the road game is 11 a.m.