Heartbreaking Loss to End Season
The Trolls needed a win or a tie in their final game of pool play against Oklahoma Baptist University (Shawnee, Oklahoma) at the NCCAA National Championship in Kissimmee, Florida, in order to advance to the semifinal round. They came up one goal shy of that outcome with a 1-0 loss to the Bison. The defeat ends the team’s tournament run and their season. They finished the year with an 11-7-3 record.
The difference-maker of the game happened in the first five minutes when Oklahoma Baptist scored at the 4:24 mark. Despite being out-shot for the contest the Trolls did not allow another goal. However they could not get the equalizer no matter how hard they pushed. In the end they suffered that one goal loss.
For the game the Trolls had six shot of which three were on-goal. Oklahoma Baptist took 21 shots with 12 on-goal. Sierra Christopher has a total of 11 saves.