Jacoby Breaks Single Season Assists Record In Just Five Games, Ties Record For Assists In A Match
CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Freshman forward Emily Jacoby (Jackson, N.J. / Jackson Memorial) broke the Washington College program record for assists in a season and equaled the program record for assists in a match as the host Shorewomen cruised to an 8-1 win over visiting Bryn Mawr in a Centennial Conference women's soccer match played tonight on Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium. The win also gives the Shorewomen their first ever five match winning streak, and their first 2-0 start in Centennial Conference play in the history of the program.
Washington College 8, Bryn Mawr 1
How It Happened
- Lauren Neary put the Shorewomen in front just 7:56 into the game, taking a pass from Jacoby and placing her shot into the corner of the goal.
- Cayla Marcinko doubled the lead to 2-0 just 1:16 later, lingering behind the play to take a pass from Jacoby and score.
- The lead grew to 3-0 with 12:47 to go in the half when Sara Douglas found a loose ball in front of the goal following a corner kick and scored from in front.
- The Shorewomen pushed the lead to 4-0 with 10:06 to go in the half when Erin O'Reilly took a pass from Douglas right in front of the goal with the goalkeeper out of position and scored.
- Neary extended the Washington lead to 5-0 just 4:08 into the second half, taking a pass from Maia Duval in front of the goal and placing the ball into the lower corner.
- Only 44 seconds later, Neary took a shot which was saved, but Arianna Sabatino was there to head home the rebound and extend the lead to 6-0.
- Lindsay Russell pushed the lead to 7-0 just 3:12 later, as Jacoby cut to the center of the 18 yard box and found Russell wide open for the goal with 36:56 to play.
- Kelsey Hall scored the last Shorewomen goal of the night with 28:16 to go, taking a corner kick that went off of the tip of the goalkeeper's hands and in to make it an 8-0 lead.
- Emily Elmore ended the shutout with 40 seconds to go, taking a pass from Kass Wojick and scoring off a quick touch in front of the goal to cap the scoring.
For the Shorewomen (5-0 Overall, 2-0 Centennial Conference)
- Scorers: Neary (two goals, one assist), Jacoby (three assists), Douglas (one goal, one assist), O'Reilly (one goal), Marcinko (one goal), Sabatino (one goal), Russell (one goal), Hall (one goal), Duval (one assist).
- Goalkeeper: Courtney Colbert (one save, zero goals allowed, 45:00), Noah Smith (three saves, one goal allowed, 45:00).
- The Shorewomen held a 29-8 advantage in shots and a 10-2 advantage in corner kicks in the win.
For Bryn Mawr (1-4-1, 0-2 Centennial Conference)
- Scorers: Elmore (one goal), Wojick (one assist).
- Goalkeeper: Carlie Hansen (zero saves, four goals allowed, 45:00), Kinsey Schwab (two saves, four goals allowed, 45:00).
- Neary was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player Of The Game on the webcast of the game for the first time in her career. She has four goals this season, equaling her total from her first three seasons combined.
- Jacoby, who has produced either a goal or an assist in all five of the Shorewomen's games this season, now has a program record seven assists this season, needing just five games to break the record. Olivia Sabatino and Suzanne Patinella shared the previous record of six assists in a season, with Sabatino recording her six assists in 2016 and Patinella doing so in 2012.
- This is the second time this season that Jacoby has tied the program record for assists in a match. She also posted three assists in the Shorewomen's 12-0 season opening win over Rosemont, a feat also matched by Duval in that game.
- The Shorewomen's previous program record winning streak of four games was set back in the 2000 season.
Up Next for the Shorewomen
9/22 @ #8 Johns Hopkins - 7:30 p.m.