Ripple Makes Eight Saves For WC
BRYN MAWR, PA – Visiting Washington College and host Bryn Mawr College played to a 0-0 tie in Centennial Conference women's soccer action on Wednesday afternoon at Applebee Field. The Owls are now 5-0-1 overall and 0-0-1 in Centennial play on the season, while the Shorewomen are now 1-4-1 and 0-1-1 respectively.
The best chance by either team to score in the first half was by Bryn Mawr's Lizzie Robinson, whose shot was stopped by senior midfielder/back Jennifer Kiarsis (Rye, NY/Canterbury School) with 9:44 left in the opening 45 minutes.
Washington had a golden chance early in the second half when junior forward Katie Bradley's (Havre de Grace, MD/Fallston) shot was turned away on a defensive save by Lindsey Lyons with 41:18 left in the second. Lyons would make her second stop on the goal line with 21:14 to go when she denied a shot by sophomore back Paige Butler (Potomac, MD/Winston Churchill). The Owls' Ava Cotlowitz shot with 13:24 left was turned away by Washington senior goalkeeper Tori Ripple (Baltimore, MD/John Carroll).
In the first overtime period, Bryn Mawr's Marian Slocum gave the Owls their third team save of the afternoon when she cleared a shot by WC senior forward Kira Pancotti's (Briarcliff Manor, NY/Briarcliff) shot from 15 yards out with 2:34 to go in the first extra session.
In the second session, Bryn Mawr's Kathi Seto's header was tipped over the net by Ripple with 53 seconds left
The Shorewomen outshot the Owls, 17-11, with the Owls having holding a 6-5 edge in cornerkicks. Ripple stopped eight shots for WC, while Bryn Mawr's Rebecca Joseph made six saves.
The Shorewomen return to action on Saturday afternoon when they travel to play Gettysburg in Centennial Conference action. Match time is slated for 4:00 p.m.