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Pipers put up impressive numbers against Rams

The Pipers bested the previous record of 43 by one as they had 44 shots in the game. 21 of those shots were on-goal.

Javier Rios (Sr., Chihuahua, Mexico) and Kamal Abda (Jr., Oromiya, Ethiopia) sandwiched the 20-minute mark of the game with Hamline's first two goals.

Rios' goal came at 19:02 on a pass from Moe Tageldin (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) right in front of the net.

Abda then scored his first collegiate goal at 21:05. His score was unassisted.

Hamline added two more goals about a minute apart later in the first half. First-year Stephen Johnson (Apple Valley, Minn.) scored at 38:38 from his classmate Greg Northrop (Arden Hills, Minn.).

Abda then picked up his first collegiate assist as he crossed the ball to Grant Fehling (Fy., Stillwater, Minn.), who headed the ball in at 39:45 for his first collegiate goal.

Carrying the 4-0 lead into the second half, Rios tallied his second goal of the game at 46:47 from DJ Weil (So., Chaska, Minn.).

The Rams prevented the shutout with a goal on a penalty kick at 50:36 by Bear Jacobsen (So., Berkeley, Calif.).

Hamline's final goal came at 66:03 as a corner kick from Michael Murphy (Fy., Mahtomedi, Minn.) was headed in by Moses Kabogoza (Jr., Kampala, Uganda). For Kabogoza, who transferred to Hamline this fall, it was his first tally as a Piper.

Eric Feil (So., Eagan, Minn.) made his first collegiate start in goal, earning the win while making one save. The Pipers outshot the Rams 44-5 in the game and had 14 corner kicks to the Rams' four.

Hamline improves to 4-3-0, 1-1-0 MIAC with the non-conference win. Cornell falls to 0-8-1, 0-0-0 IIAC. The Pipers remain at home and return to MIAC play on Saturday, September 25, with a noon contest against Carleton. Prior to the game, the Pipers will host their annual alumni game, beginning at 10:00 a.m. For more information, or to RSVP, click here.