Lauren Prater, junior forward, scored the first goal of the game in the 17th minute. That wasn't the end of her night though.
Prater finished with three goals in the Texas State soccer teams' 4-2 victory against Lamar Sunday afternoon. Her second and third goals occured in the 61st and 62nd minute.
Prater, who leads the team with seven goals in eight games, completed the program's first hat trick since Sept. 12, 2012.
Texas State succeeded in taking care of the task at hand — maintain momentum.
The 4-2 win over Lamar Sunday afternoon extended the team’s winning streak to five games and concluded the non-conference slate with a 6-2-0 record.