Shorewomen Pull Away In Second Half To Defeat McDaniel, 17-7

Shorewomen Pull Away In Second Half To Defeat McDaniel, 17-7

Three different Shorewomen record five or more points in the win

CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Host Washington College never trailed and used a 7-0 run midway through the second half to turn a 6-5 lead into a 13-5 lead en route to a 17-7 win over visiting McDaniel in a Centennial Conference women's lacrosse game played today on Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium.

Washington College 17, McDaniel 7

How It Happened
- Katherine Vincent put the Shorewomen ahead with 27:29 to go in the opening half, scoring a goal off of a Cecily Docktor assist. Kristy Grovom put the Shorewomen up 2-0 with 24:35 to go in the opening half, scoring off of a Morgen Moran assist.
- Emily Brownawell cut the lead to 2-1 with an unassisted goal for McDaniel with 21:52 to go in the first half before Docktor found Caitlin Donovan cutting to the goal to score and push the lead back to 3-1 with 15:12 to go in the half.
- An unassisted goal from Lindsay Farrell with 10:06 to go in the first half cut the Shorewomen lead to 3-2, but Grovom responded with an extra man goal off the first career assist from Lauren Brenner with 7:54 to go in the half to push the Washington lead back to 4-2. 
- Annemarie Deurr scored a free position goal for McDaniel with 1:41 to go until halftime to cut the Shorewomen lead to 4-3, but a Docktor goal off a Brenner assist with 47 seconds to go in the half gave the Shorewomen a 5-3 lead into the locker room at halftime.
- Docktor wasted little time getting the Shorewomen on the board in the second half, scoring an unassisted goal just 23 seconds into the second half to push the Washington lead to 6-3. McDaniel got an unassisted goal from Olivia Geiger with 26:29 to play to cut the lead to 6-4, followed by an unassisted Abby Phillips goal with 25:04 to go to cut the Washington lead to 6-5.
- Washington would then pull away by scoring the next seven goals. Grovom completed her hat trick with an unassisted goal with 20:05 to go to push the Shorewomen lead back up to 7-5, and Brenner followed with an unassisted goal of her own with 16:49 to go to restore Washington's three goal advantage at 8-5. Vincent then tallied a free position goal with 16:21 to go to extend the lead to 9-5, and Grovom scored off a Docktor assist 10 seconds later to make it a 10-5 lead.
- Alison Pantazes would follow with an unassisted goal with 14:14 to go, and Grovom would grab her fifth goal of the day, scoring a transition goal off a Madison Schutz assist with 12:55 to go to extend the Shorewomen lead to 12-5. Pantazes' second goal of the day pushed the Washington lead to 13-5 on a free position tally with 12:14 to play.
- Geiger would stop the Washington run, scoring off of an assist from Megan Kotelchuck with 11:22 to go to cut the Shorewomen lead to 13-6.
- The Shorewomen would score the next three goals of the contest, capped off by the first career goal from Lauren Resh with 3:55 to go to push the lead to 16-6.
- Brownawell's second goal of the game cut the lead to 16-7 with 49 seconds to go, before a free position goal from Vincent with nine seconds left capped the scoring.   

For the Shorewomen (6-3, 1-1 Centennial)
- Scorers: Docktor (three goals, career high three assists), Grovom (five goals), Vincent (four goals, one assist, six draw controls), Pantazes (career high two goals), Brenner (one goal, two assists, career high three points), Donovan (one goal), Resh (one goal), Schutz (one assist), Moran (one assist).
- Goalie: Haylee Solomon (six saves, three goals allowed, 30:00), Maddie Mullen (three saves, four goals allowed, 30:00.
- Anna Inserra picked up a game high seven draw controls for the Shorewomen in the win, while Autumn Spence picked up a game high tying four ground balls along with Docktor.
- The Shorewomen outshot McDaniel 33-18, including 21-7 in the second half.
- Washington enjoyed a 16-10 advantage in draw controls and went 13-for-14 on their clearing attempts.

For McDaniel (4-5, 0-2 Centennial)
- Scorers: Brownawell (two goals), Geiger (two goals), Phillips (one goal), Farrell (one goal), Duerr (one goal), Kotelchuck (one assist).
- Goalie: Elizabeth Collyer (six saves, 17 goals allowed, 60:00).
- Kelly Novak tied Spence and Docktor with a game high four ground balls and also had a game best two caused turnovers for McDaniel.
- The Green Terror forced 11 Washington turnovers while turning the ball over 10 times themselves.

Notes
- Docktor was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player Of The Game on the webcast of the game.
- The Shorewomen have now won their last eight games in a row over McDaniel.
- Vincent's two free position goals today gives her 23 for the season. Nobody else in the Centennial Conference has more than nine. 

Up Next for the Shorewomen
4/5 v. Ursinus - 7:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)
- The Shorewomen never trailed and picked up a 12-8 win over the Bears last season, their fifth straight win over Ursinus.