Shorewomen Unfazed By Green Terror In 7-1 Win

Shorewomen Unfazed By Green Terror In 7-1 Win

Brandt Tallies Her First Multi-Assist Game and Adds Goal For Four-Point Performance; Slavin Scores Her First Career Goal

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Visiting Washington College scored two goals in the first 8:16 of the game and never looked back on its way to a 7-1 victory over host McDaniel in a Centennial Conference field hockey game on Friday night at Gill Stadium.  The seven goals are the most goals ever scored by the Shorewomen in a game against the Green Terror in field hockey.

Washington College 7 McDaniel 1

How It Happened
- Grace Steele put the Shorewomen on the scoreboard at the 5:58 mark as she scored in a scramble off the rebound and it was the team's fifth shot in the sequence. 
- Washington went ahead 2-0 just 2:18 later when off of a penalty corner, Emily Pantazes passed the ball to Kailyn Brandt who then passed the ball back to Emily Pantazes and she put her shot into the cage.
- Brandt pushed the lead to 3-0 with 7:33 left in the first half on a breakaway where she scored from the left side of the circle following a misplay by a McDaniel defender.
- The Green Terror trimmed the lead to 3-1 with 1:35 left in the opening half on a Gabrielle Yore penalty stroke goal that went into the left side of the goal following a violation by the Shorewomen in the penalty circle.  It was McDaniel's first shot of the game after Washington took the contest's first 16 shots.
- WC scored two quick goals early in the second half to take a 5-1 lead.  Clare Ingersoll made it 4-1 just 63 ticks into the second half when from the right side she tipped in a pass from Brandt who on the left side.  Olivia Auer made it 5-1 on a goal from the top of the right side 1:01 later. 
- The Shorewomen made it 6-1 at the 43:49 mark when Michaela Conners scored on a scramble on the left side with Sami Bialozynski chalking up the assist.
- Liza Slavin scored her first career goal with exactly 23 minutes to go in the game as she received a pass from Conners, after Conners weaved through the McDaniel defense, and took advantage of the McDaniel goalkeeper being out of position to score from the right side to give the visitors a half-dozen goal lead.

For The Shorewomen (5-5, 3-1 CC)
- Scorer: Brandt (1 goal and 2 assists – first multi-assist game and sets career-high with four points), Conners (1 goal and 1 assist), Slavin (1 goal), Ingersoll (1 goal), E. Pantazes (1 goal), Auer (1 goal), Steele (1 goal), Bialozynski (1 assist)
- Goalkeeper: Morgan Domanico (0 saves, 1 goals allowed, 47:00), Kayla Zapcic (3 saves, 0 goals allowed, 23:00)
- Washington had 23 shots and 12 penalty corners in the contest.

For McDaniel (1-8, 0-4 CC)
- Scorers: Yore (1 goal)
- Goalkeeper: Paige Ford (11 saves, 5 goals allowed, 42:49), Elizabeth Collyer (1 save, two goals allowed, 27:11)
- The Green Terror had six shots and seven penalty corners in the game.

Notes
- The seven goals by the Shorewomen against McDaniel broke the mark set by last year's team when they scored six in a 6-0 win.
- Washington has won four of the last five against the Green Terror.
- The Shorewomen are 3-1 in Centennial play for the third time in the past four years.
- Conners had her first game where she factored in two or more goals since tallying a goal and assist against Wilson on October 6, 2015.
- Zapcic picked up her first career save when she stopped a shot by McDaniel's Megan Quattrone with 19:31 left in the game.

Up Next
10/4 v. Swarthmore - 4:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference Game)
-Washington won 2-1 last season at Swarthmore, have won the last four meetings, eight of the past nine and 14 of the previous 16.