Kearney's hat trick propels St. Edward in regional opener
May 12, 2015 10:53 PM -
If you DVR back to last year's postseason for the St. Edward girls soccer team, you'll find the junior version of Megan Kearney battling in the trenches trying to set the table for the likes Corey LePoudre and Allison Kruk up top to finish in the final third. When you fast forward to this year's postseason, you'll find out that what goes around for Kearney comes around full circle. With Kruk and LePoudre gone to graduation, Kearney's dropped the table setting role and if her hat trick in the Green Wave's 4-1 win over No. 4 Harvest Christian in a Class 1A Westminster Christian regional semifinal at Judson University Tuesday was any sort of indication, it's obvious she's adapted well to a position she once served to. And while the change is still a little unorthodox at times for the senior, it's nonetheless helped top-seeded St. Edward back to Friday's regional championship for the fifth-straight year.