Barry Tallies Career-High 14 Saves
CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Visiting Swarthmore scored a pair of goals in the first half en route to a 2-0 Centennial Conference women's soccer win over host Washington College on Tuesday afternoon at the WC Lower Bermuda Field. The Garnet improve to 6-1-0 overall and 2-0-0 in the Centennial, while the Shorewomen fall to 2-4-1 and 0-2-0 respectively.
Swarthmore got onto the board at the 6:37 mark when Mele Johnson pounced on a rebound of Melissa Trofa's shot to put the guests ahead 1-0. Trofa's shot was stopped by Washington sophomore goalkeeper Melissa Barry (Sparta, N.J./Sparta), but Johnson got the loose ball at the goalmouth and put it into the lower right corner for the contest's opening score with Trofa picking up the assist. The Garnet made it 2-0 off of a corner kick at 37:52 of the first half. Emma Sindelar took the corner kick and her kick was headed by Rehana Omardeen. Omardeen's headed pass went to Sarah Hancock who flicked the ball to Katie Dougherty who headed the ball into the upper left corner of the goal to give the visitors a two-goal lead with Omardeen and Hancock netting the helpers.
The Garnet held a commanding 33-2 advantage in shots and had five of the match's six corner kicks. Reba Magier did not have to make a save in recording her second shutout of the season for Swarthmore, while Barry setting a career-high in saves with 14 for Washington, breaking her previous high of 13 set this past Saturday versus #9 Johns Hopkins. The Shorewomen also had a pair of team saves, one each by senior back Taylor Matteson (Cinnaminson, N.J./Cinnaminson) and freshman back Breanna Caruso (Cape May Court House, N.J./Middle Township).
The Shorewomen travel to Gettysburg for a Centennial Conference match on Saturday night with kickoff scheduled for 7:00 p.m.