Docktor Chalks Up Team-Best Three Points and Game-High Five Ground Balls
CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Visiting Ursinus outscored host Washington in both halves by an 8-4 margin to net a 16-8 win in a Centennial Conference women's lacrosse game on Monday night at Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium.
Ursinus 16 Washington College 8
How It Happened
- With the game tied at 2-2 following a free position by Katherine Vincent, the Bears scored the next five goals to take a 7-2 lead with 6:38 left on a goal from Amy Kohout from Franny Liberatoscioli. Ursinus scored its five goals in a span of 12:23.
- The Shorewomen scored two of the last three goals of the first half to trim the Ursinus lead to 8-4 at halftime. Cecily Docktor scored to cut the lead to 7-3 with 6:07 left after she stole the ball from Ursinus goalie Kaitlyn France and Docktor found Kristy Grovom for the final goal of the first with 2:53 left to trim the lead to 8-4. Grovom scored 21 seconds after Bridget Sherry gave the guests an 8-3 lead.
- Rachael Shaw scored the opening goal of the second half on a pass from Autumn Spence to cut the Bears lead to 8-5 with 25:33 remaining. After Kohout made it 9-5 with 20:24 left in the game, Docktor answered 83 seconds later to reduce the Ursinus lead to 9-6 with 19:01 remaining.
- Ursinus would put the game away with a five-goal run to take a 14-6 lead with 9:39 left on a Kaci McNeave tally from Kohout.
- Each team scored twice the rest of the way to provide the final margin.
For The Shorewomen (6-4, 1-2 CC)
- Scoring: Docktor (two goals and one assist for team-high three points), Shaw and Vincent (two goals), Cara Pascarella (career-high two assists)
- In Goal: Haylee Solomon (39:39, six saves, 10 goals), Maddie Mullen (20:21, two saves, six goals)
- The Shorewomen won 13 of the game's 25 draw controls.
- Docktor had a game-high five ground balls and Vincent had a team-best four draw controls.
- WC went 8-for-11 in clears and went 2-for-7 in free position shots.
- Washington scored one man-up goal in the game.
For Ursinus (5-5, 2-1 CC)
- Scoring: Kohout (five goals and seven points to lead all players; two assists), Emily DiGiorgio and Sherry (three goals), Franny Liberatoscioli and McNeave (one goal and two assists), Lindsey Grabell (two goals and one assist)
- In Goal: France (60:00, seven saves, eight goals)
- Lisa Grous led all players with five draw controls and three caused turnovers.
- McNeave had four ground balls to lead the squad.
- The visitors outshot the hosts by a 34-23 margin.
- The Bears went 13-for-15 in clears and had seven fewer turnovers than WC, 17-10.
- Ursinus went 2-for-7 in free position chances and had three man-up scores.
- Docktor was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player of the Game during the webcast of the game for the second straight contest.
- Both teams had 17 ground balls in the game.
- Washington's five-game winning streak in the series was snapped this evening as Ursinus won for the first time since 2011.
4/8 @ #20 Muhlenberg – 12:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)