Fournier Scores Goal to Help Canadian National Team to First Win in World League Super Final
June 12, 2014
KUNSHAN, China - The Canadian women's national team pulled off a 14-12 win against Russia during day three of the Women's World League Super Final. Former Hoosier Shae Fournier added a goal for team Canada in their first victory of the tournament.
Leading 4-3 at the end of the first quarter, the Russians made a push-back, tying the score at 7-7 going into halftime. By the end of the third Russia had their first advantage of the match, leading Canada 10-9. The Canadians tightened up their defense in the final quarter, limiting Russia's attacks and only allowing two more goals in the final eight minutes.
Canada's offense picked up and several of their shots went into the net, including a goal by former Hoosier Shae Fournier. Canada won the match 14-12, picking up their first win of the tournament after dropping competitions against Spain and the United States on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Canadians will face Australia on Friday.
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