ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Host Muhlenberg downed visiting Washington College, 4-0, in a Centennial Conference field hockey game on Friday night at Scotty Wood Stadium. The Mules improve to 4-6 overall and 3-2 in the CC, while the Shorewomen slide to 3-6 and 2-2 respectively.
The Mules scored the game's first goal when Kayleigh Thies came down the middle, weaved through the defense and notched her seventh goal of the year to put the hosts ahead 1-0 at the 12:26 mark.
Muhlenberg made it 2-0 just 3:14 into the second half when Christine Germaske put a shot into the left side of the cage from Mariah Alston for her third goal of the campaign. Ray Gallagher tallied her first goal of the season with 16:45 left as she finished off a crossing pass from Samantha Swire to make it 3-0 and Lauren Jordan scored her second of the year just 2:47 later when she scored on a tap-in deflection that was assisted by Gallagher to round out the scoring at 4-0.
Muhlenberg held an 11-8 edge in shots and both teams had nine penalty corners apiece. In goal, Sierra Lenker made five saves in recording the shutout. For Washington, senior goalkeeper Steph Harryman (Churchton, Md./Southern) made five saves in 54:14 of action. Also seeing time in goal for the Shorewomen was freshman goalkeeper Lindsay Scott (Coatesville, Pa./Coatesville Area) who saw her first collegiate action this evening with 15:46 in the cage. She did not record a save.
Washington is off until next Saturday, October 12, when it travels to Dickinson for a Centennial Conference game beginning at 1:00 p.m.