Wolf Posts Two Assists; Team Wins Seventh Straight Against Garnet
CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Host Washington College scored the only two goals of the game in the third quarter of a 2-0 win over visiting Swarthmore in a Centennial Conference field hockey game played tonight on Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium.
Washington College 2, Swarthmore 0
How It Happened
- Maddie Knight and Kyra Heap each had shots on goal saved by Swarthmore goalkeeper Aron Lankford in the opening 10 minutes of the game.
- Marion Carr took the only shot on goal of the opening quarter for the Garnet with 26 seconds to go during a penalty corner, which was saved by Shorewomen goalkeeper Kayla Zapcic.
- Washington took a 1-0 lead with 11:11 to go in the second quarter when Grace Steele scored from the top of the circle off of a penalty corner taken by Parker Wolf.
- Kailyn Brandt extended the lead to 2-0 with 4:22 to go in the quarter when she also scored from a blast at the top of the circle following a corner from Wolf.
- Swarthmore took the only three shots in the third quarter, only one of which went on goal, a shot from Andie Tappenden which was saved by Zapcic just 57 seconds into the quarter.
- Jillian Brejnik had the only shot on goal of the second half for the Shorewomen with 4:46 to go in the fourth quarter, but it was saved by Lankford.
- The Garnet managed just one shot on goal of their own in the fourth quarter, a shot from Samantha Meacock which was stopped with 2:31 to go.
For the Shorewomen (3-7 Overall, 2-3 Centennial Conference)
- Scorers: Steele (one goal), Brandt (one goal), Wolf (two assists).
- Goalkeeper: Zapcic (three saves, zero goals allowed, 60:00).
- Each team took nine shots in the game.
For Swarthmore (4-7 Overall, 1-4 Centennial Conference)
- Scorers: None.
- Goalkeeper: Lankford (four saves, two goals allowed, 60:00).
- The Garnet held a 10-3 advantage in penalty corners.
- Wolf was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player Of The Game on the webcast of the game for the second time in her career. Her two assists tonight were the first assists of her career.
- The Shorewomen have now won seven games in a row against the Garnet and 17 of the last 19 meetings overall.
- The goal from Brandt was the 23rd goal of her career, moving her into a tie for 9th on Washington's career goal scorers list along with Taneil Sisco and Sarah Sobon.
- All three wins for the Shorewomen this year have come by the score of 2-0.
Up Next for the Shorewomen
10/12 @ Dickinson - 1:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game).
- Washington has won the last two meetings against the Red Devils.