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In 16 minutes Saturday, the Westminster women already had four goals and one hat trick.

The Blue Jays defeated Eureka 5-1 and were led by a Madi Lenk hat trick in the lopsided affair that saw the Red Devils only muster two shots on goal.

Westminster (4-6, 4-4 SLIAC) had 22 shots and 15 shots on goal, and the team didn't wait long to convert on one of them as Maddy Lawton was the first to reach the back of the net in the third minute.

In the 10th minute, Lenk started to take over the game when she scored goal No. 1 off assists from Lawton and Abbey Montana. Four minutes later, Lenk tallied her second on assists from Lauren Halamicek and Rachel Nolte. Just over a minute a later, Lenk scored her third goal of the match and the season off another feed from Nolte.

Lenk's five-minute outburst netted her as many goals as she had last season as a freshmen, when she played in 12 games and started in 10, in her 10th game and seventh start this season.

It didn't take Westminster long to put a goal on the board in the second half either, as it took four minutes for Montana to score her third goal of the season. Eureka (3-8, 2-6 SLIAC) was successful on its second attempt in the 85th minute to avoid the shutout.

Westminster will look to defeat Principia for the second time this season as the Blue Jays will travel for the 8 p.m. Tuesday game. The first game against the Panthers was a 1-0 Westminster victory and the Blue Jays' first win of the season.

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