Arianna Sabatino Ties Twin Sister Olivia's School Record for Career Goals
LANCASTER, Pa. — The Washington College women's soccer team has clinched its best-ever Centennial Conference record in a season by picking up its third league victory of the year, 2-0, over host Franklin & Marshall this afternoon. Arianna Sabatino pulled into a tie for the school record for career goals with twin sister Olivia Sabatino in the victory.
Washington College 2, Franklin & Marshall 0
How It Happened
- Arianna Sabatino put the Shorewomen on the board at the 15:36 mark when she deflected in a cross to the far right post from Olivia Sabatino.
- The Diplomats held a 5-3 advantage in shots in the first half, but didn't put a single shot on goal, while the Shorewomen put two on goal.
- F&M put its first shot on goal in the 49th minute, but Haley Barge's attempt was saved by Washington goalkeeper Courtney Colbert.
- Emily Jacoby upped the Shorewomen's lead to 2-0 when she beat Diplomat goalkeeper Caton Raffensperger for a goal off an assist from Erin O'Reilly at the 63:07 mark.
- Colbert turned away a shot from Sabrina Graziano in the 69th minute and another from Sarah Laterza in the 75th.
For the Shorewomen (7-5, 3-5 Centennial Conference)
- Scorers: A. Sabatino (goal), Jacoby (goal), O. Sabatino (assist)
- Goalkeeper: Annalie Buscarino (0 saves, 0 goals allowed, 45:00); Colbert (3 saves, 0 goals allowed, 45:00)
- The Shorewomen finished the game with nine shots (three on goal) and seven corner kicks.
For Franklin & Marshall (1-11-1, 0-8 Centennial Conference)
- Scorers: none
- Goalkeeper: Gabby Panayotakis (1 save, 1 goal allowed, 45:00); Raffensperger (0 saves, 1 goal allowed, 45:00)
- The Diplomats finished with 11 shots (three on goal) and three corner kicks.
- Arianna Sabatino tied twin sister Olivia for the college's career goals record for the second time this season with 19 each. Olivia also holds the school records for career points (55) and career assists (17).
- The Shorewomen's previous best Centennial Conference record was a 2-7-1 mark in 2012. They have also gone 2-8 on five other occasions - 1999, 2000, 2002, 2009, and 2017.
- The Shorewomen's seven wins this season match their win total from last year and is one shy of the program's record for overall wins in a season. (Both the 2000 and 2002 teams went 8-11.) This is the 21st season of varsity women's soccer at Washington College.
10/19 v. Wesley - 7 p.m.
- The game against Wesley will be the Shorewomen's Senior Night.