There are bad ways to start a season. There are also good ways to start a season.

Then there's what Capital University sophomore Carlee Murry did Friday evening.

In the Crusaders' first game of the year, a nail-biter against Kenyon, neither side was able to break through in the first 90 minutes of regulation time, and six minutes of overtime, despite a combined 25 shots between the two teams.

But in the 97th minute, Murry took a perfectly-placed through ball from senior defender Caroline Hester and, just before Kenyon keeper Jillian Countney could break up the scoring chance, Murry rocketed an exceptional right-foot shot that found the upper left-hand corner of the goal. 

The shot was Murry's first of the game; to say she saved her best for last would be an understatement. 

Murry scored six goals on 18 shots in 17 appearances as a freshman with the Crusaders last season, including one winner.

Now, she's got herself another.

Adam Hermann has written for the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia magazine, SB Nation, and NBC Sports Philadelphia.

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