Shorewomen Advance to Championship Game of Frostburg State Tournament
FROSTBURG, Md. -- Sophomore midfielder Elizabeth Davis (Earleville, Md./Bohemia Manor) scored one goal and assisted on two others as the Washington College field hockey team improved to 3-0 for the first time in team history with a 4-1 win over Kenyon College this afternoon on the first day of the Frostburg State Tournament.
The Shorewomen got on the board with 20:34 left in the first half when Davis scored off an assist from junior midfielder Ali Grady (Narbeth, Pa./Harriton). The lead increased to 2-0 before halftime when Davis assisted on the first collegiate goal by freshman defender Katie Arnold (Hockessin, Del./Wilmington Christian) with 9:54 left in the period.
Washington's lead stretched to 3-0 with 16:29 left in the game when Davis assisted on a goal by sophomore attack Jenn Miller (Westminster, Md./North Carroll). Kenyon (2-1) got on the board with 8:05 on the clock as Julie Freedman scored off a Maddie Breschi assist, but sophomore midfielder Alli Dudley (New Windsor, Md./Francis Scott Key) tacked on the Shorewomen's fourth goal with 2:38 remaining.
Kenyon held a 22-14 advantage in shots in the game, but put just seven shots on goal to Washington's 10. Junior goalkeeper Sadie Robertson (Cape May Court House, N.J./Middle Township) made six saves in the win. Sarah Speroff also made six saves in the loss for Kenyon, which held a 16-11 edge in penalty corners.
The Shorewomen's first 3-0 start to a season comes in their 31st season of varsity play.
The Shorewomen will play the winner of today's Frostburg State versus Transylvania game in tomorrow's championship game of the tournament at 12:30 p.m.