Hastings- The Hastings College women's soccer team dropped a close one to the No. 3 Benedictine (Kans.) Ravens when they lost 4-3 on Friday at Lynn Farrell Arena.
The Broncos (3-1) took the lead early as Gabriella DiDio (SR/Maple, Ontario) and Kylie Stephens (SR/Boise, ID) got the ball to Jenny Sells (JR/Woodland Park, CO) in the 3rd minute who tapped it in to take a quick 1-0 lead.
That lead for the Broncos went until the the 13th minute when the Ravens' (4-0) Abbie Hair scored the equalizer. Abbie Hair got the go-ahead goal in the 22nd minute to take a 2-1 lead over the Broncos going into halftime.
The Ravens scored again in the 52nd minute to make the score 3-1. In the 55th minute, DiDio answered back with a goal of her own to make it 3-2. In the 60th minute, Heidi Bartsch (SR/Lincoln, NE) got into the action with an equalizer.
The 3-3 tie held until 83rd minute, when the Ravens' Hailee McEntee got the ball in the net to give the Ravens' a 4-3 lead which held for the rest of the match.
The Broncos continue action on Sunday when they take on the University of Jamestown (N.D.) Jimmies at 3 p.m.