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Hughes nets game-winner in Hornets double-overtime 4-3 win over UCM

Emporia State’s Aislinn Hughes celebrates with her team after netting a game-winning goal in a...
Emporia State’s Aislinn Hughes celebrates with her team after netting a game-winning goal in a 4-3 victory in double-overtime against Central Missouri on Sunday, October 24, 2021.(ESU Athletics)
Published: Oct. 24, 2021 at 11:15 PM CDT
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EMPORIA, Kan. (WIBW) - Emporia State’s Aislinn Hughes netted a game-winning goal in double-overtime to beat Central Missouri 4-3.

Coming out of the gates in this match, the Lady Hornets stuck first blood. Hannah Woolery punched through her 8th goal of the season to give ESU a 1-0 advantage.

However, the Jennies quickly responded. Central Missouri scored three straight goals to own a 3-1 lead.

The Lady Hornets weren’t fazed. It started in the 67th minute where Hannah Woolery found Liz Palmer for a goal to pull within a score. Then Woolery connected with Aislinn Hughes for a game tying goal in the 89th minute.

Then in the second overtime, Hughes connected with the most important goal of the evening to give ESU the win.

Emporia State (14-1-1) will come to Topeka on Friday to play Washburn (8-5-2) in the Turnpike Tussle. The match is set to kick off Oct. 29 at 6:00 p.m.

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