O. Sabatino Scores in Loss for Shorewomen
CHESTERTOWN, Md. — 23rd-ranked Swarthmore College defeated host Washington College, 3-1, in a Centennial Conference women's soccer game tonight on Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium.
#23 Swarthmore 3, Washington College 1
How It Happened
- Swarthmore had the first four shots on goal of the game, but all were saved by Annalie Buscarino for the Shorewomen.
- The Shorewomen had a pair of scoring chances midway through the first half. A shot by Lauren Neary went just wide of the goal and another by Emily Caldarelli was saved by Amy Shmoys for the Garnet.
- Katie Dougherty put the Garnet on the board at 28:30. Buscarino came out to catch a ball sent into the box, but was unable to handle it. Dougherty found the loose ball and buried it into the back of the net for the 1-0 lead.
- Swarthmore's lead grew to 2-0 when Caroline Coats sent a cross from the side to Maddy Carens, who headed the ball in at 41:59.
- The Garnet's third goal came at 54:32 when Lizzie King scored on a loose ball in front of the goal.
- Olivia Sabatino put the Shorewomen on the board by scoring on a free kick at 86:29.
For the Shorewomen (6-5, 1-4 Centennial Conference)
- Scorers: O. Sabatino (goal)
- Goalkeeper: Buscarino (10 saves, 3 goals allowed, 72:48); Courtney Colbert (0 saves, 0 goals allowed, 17:12)
For Swarthmore (10-2, 4-1 Centennial Conference)
- Scorers: Dougherty (goal), Carens (goal), King (goal), Coats (assist)
- Goalkeeper: Shmoys (1 save, 0 goals allowed, 73:49); Sommer Denison (0 saves, 1 goal allowed, 16:11)
- Swarthmore held a 21-4 advantage in shots in the game.
- Washington College defender Maia Duval was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player of the Game on the game's webcast.
- Olivia Sabatino now has 39 career points, two behind school record-holder Steph Bradley '06. Sabatino's 15 career goals are two behind the school record of 17 held by Meghan Hartzell '04.
Up Next for the Shorewomen
10/7 @ Dickinson - 2:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)