Women’s soccer honors seniors against Truman State
On Oct. 16, 2022, Quincy University’s Women’s Soccer program hosted a game versus Truman State at Legends Stadium.
Prior to the start of the match, QU honored the seniors of the program. Senior day is a game during the season that honors the seniors for their accomplishments, hard work, dedication and service to the program.
At the end of this season, QU Women’s Soccer is saying goodbye to 9 of their seniors.
“The seniors are the glue of our team. I look up to each and every one of them. They all bring something different individually as players and teammates on and off the field. They are always motivating and trying to make others better, including themselves. The seniors’ work ethic and grit is what fuels our team. They make our program thrive and they will be missed,” Lily Haire said.
Olivia Kindt is a graduate student, and is participating in her third season for the Hawks.
“Transferring into this program was the best decision I could have made. This team has worked through so much adversity and I am so happy to have been a part of the start of the new QU Women’s Soccer era. Most importantly, I’m so grateful this program, helped me find happiness on the field again,” Kindt said.
Sophia Bonaldi is a senior who has spent all four years playing for the Hawks.
Hannah Warnnecke is a senior who has spent four years playing for the Hawks.
Jerriah Kelly is a senior who has been playing for the Hawks for the last two years.
Lexi Porchia is a senior captain who has spent all four of her years playing for the Hawks.
Abbey Haas is a senior who has spent all four of her years playing for the Hawks.
Kyra Humbert is a senior who has spent all four of her years playing for the Hawks.
Jessica Felix is a senior who has spent all four of her years playing for the Hawks.
“It has meant so much to me to be able to represent something bigger than myself and it has meant even more to me to do it alongside my teammates,” Felix said.
Rachel Livingstone has been a part of the team for four years and is currently playing a student role for the program.
The Hawks were not able to secure a win on senior day, but they did not record a loss either. The match ended in a draw with a score of 1-1. In the 33rd minute, Haire was able to assist Tatum Brookart with a through ball that was scored from 18 yards out. In the 59th minute, Truman State was able to draw a foul within the box that led them to scoring on a penalty kick.