Kiarsis, Weida Score for WAC in Loss
BRYN MAWR, PA -- Host Bryn Mawr College scored three times in the second half to post a 3-2 Centennial Conference women's soccer victory over visiting Washington College this afternoon in Bryn Mawr, PA.
Washington junior defender/midfielder Jennifer Kiarsis (Rye, NY/Canterbury School [CT]) broke a scoreless tie when she dribbled past multiple defenders and chipped in a shot over Bryn Mawr goalkeeper Rebecca Joseph and off a defender from 15 yards out at 36:27.
Bryn Mawr (4-12, 1-9) tied things up at the 50:27 mark when Lizzie Robinson scored off an assist in the box from Kathi Seto. The Shorewomen (4-10-1, 0-9 Centennial) took the lead at 80:08 when senior midfielder Katie Weida (Lancaster, PA/Lancaster Country Day) booted in a rebound from a yard out after a shot by sophomore defender Gabby Antalffy (Baltimore, MD/Sparrows Point) went off the crossbar, but the Owls tied it up 38 seconds later when Karina Siu scored on a free kick.
Bryn Mawr scored the game-winner when Sarah Matteson headed in a corner kick from Jilly Forde at 83:01. Washington had a chance to even the score in the 86th minute but a shot by junior defender Corinne Welker (Annapolis, MD/Annapolis) went off the crossbar and a rebound shot by Kiarsis went over the goal. The Shorewomen's final shot came at 88:14, but Joseph stopped the attempt by freshman defender Paige Butler (Potomac, MD/Winston Churchill).
Joseph finished with eight saves in the win for the Owls, while junior goalkeeper Tori Ripple (Baltimore, MD/John Carroll) made five in the loss for Washington. Washington held a 19-11 advantage in shots in the game.
The Shorewomen close out their season Saturday with a 4:00 p.m. Centennial Conference home game against Dickinson.