San Antonio - The 22nd-ranked Trinity women's soccer team claimed its 100th consecutive Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference victory with a 9-0 shutout of Johnson & Wales (CO) University Sunday afternoon.
The tenor of the matchup was set in the first eight minutes of action as the Tigers fired in three goals.
Twenty seconds later Cole began her hat trick game with a solo shot, then she assisted Katie Peth on her first goal of the afternoon.
Cole was the goal-scorer in the 22nd minute and Abby Blackwood picked up the assist. Dure then kept pace with her teammate to give the Tigers a 6-0 advantage in the 29th minute, on an assist from Ward.
Four minutes into the second half Cole found the net in an unassisted goal to complete her hat trick, then Dure did the same in the 50th minute on an assist from Tori Schott.
The final goal of the game occurred in the 89th minute as Peth scored her second goal, with an assist from Peng.
The Tigers improved their overall record to 5-1-1 and remained undefeated in the SCAC at 4-0-0, claiming a season-high in points scored and recording the team's fourth consecutive shutout.
Trinity's 100th straight conference win goes back to the last game of the 2008 season when the Tigers defeated DePauw (IN) University.
A newcomer to the conference, Johnson & Wales now stands at 4-4-0 overall and 3-3-0 in SCAC competition.
Chelsea Cole recorded her second hat trick of the campaign and leads the team with nine goals. Cole is now ranked eighth in Trinity's career goals with 40 in her column.
Halleanne Dure also posted her second hat trick of the season and increased her total to six goals this year. Dure has accounted for 29 goals in her career.
Lindsey Peng's two assists upped her total to a team-leading five for the season.
Trinity outshot Johnson & Wales 50-3 overall and 18-1 in shots on the mark.
The Tigers continue their SCAC schedule Tuesday at Schreiner (TX) University in Kerrville, Texas, at 4:00 p.m.