CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Visiting and sixth-ranked Salisbury University scored three goals in each half en route to a 6-0 win over host Washington College in a non-conference field hockey game between the two Eastern Shore rivals played tonight on Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium.
#6 Salisbury 6, Washington College 0
How It Happened
- Salisbury took the lead 15:05 into the contest when Jillian Hughes sent a cross from the far side of the circle across the goal to a wide open Jenna Partilla, who scored from a yard out.
- The Sea Gulls doubled the lead to 2-0 just 2:28 later when Tara Daddio stole a clearance attempt from a few yards outside of the circle, dribbled into the circle, and beat Washington goalkeeper Morgan Domanico in a one-on-one situation.
- Daddio gave Salisbury a 3-0 lead with 9:41 to go when she stole another clearing attempt at the top of the circle and again beat Domanico one-on-one.
- The Shorewomen had their best chance to score on the night just over three minutes later when Olivia Auer put two straight shots on goal and Kailyn Brandt got a third shot on goal in a span of nine seconds during a penalty corner, but all three shots were saved by Salisbury goalkeeper Dominique Farrace.
- Arielle Johnston extended the lead to 4-0 just 4:47 into the second half when she took a pass at the top of the circle off of a penalty corner insert from Kate Melvin, dribbled past a defender, and sent a backhand blast into the goal.
- The lead grew to 5-0 just 2:25 later when Melvin found the rebound of a blocked shot from Johnston right in front of the goal and scored.
- Partilla capped the scoring with 10:15 to go, taking a pass from Daddio and sending a hard shot into the back of the goal to cap the scoring.
For the Shorewomen (0-4)
- Scorers: None.
- Goalkeeper: Domanico (four saves, four goals allowed, 41:10), Kayla Zapcic (six save, two goals allowed, 28:50).
For #6 Salisbury (4-1)
- Scorers: Daddio (two goals, one assist), Partilla (two goals), Johnston (one goal), Melvin (one goal), Hughes (one assist).
- Goalkeeper: Farrace (four saves, zero goals allowed, 52:44), Caitlin Harris (zero saves, zero goals allowed, 10:01), Hope Wobbe (zero saves, zero goals allowed, 7:15).
- The Sea Gulls enjoyed a 28-5 advantage in shots and a 16-2 advantage in penalty corners.
- Zapcic was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player Of The Game on the webcast of the game for the first time in her career. Her six saves tonight set a new career high.
Up Next for the Shorewomen
9/15 @ Gettysburg - 1:00 p.m.
- The game will be the Centennial Conference opener for both teams.