LANCASTER, Pa. – #13 Franklin & Marshall got two goals each from Erin Coverdale and Emily Nagle as the host Diplomats netted a 6-0 win over visiting Washington College in a Centennial Conference field hockey game on Saturday afternoon at Tylus Field. The Diplomats improve to 12-2 overall and 7-1 in the Centennial on the year, while the Shorewomen drop to 4-10 and 4-4 respectively.
#13 Franklin & Marshall 6 Washington College 0
How It Happened
- Franklin & Marshall was awarded a penalty stroke 3:12 into the game following a violation in the circle by Washington. However, Washington goalie Morgan Domanico was up to the task as she stopped the stroke attempt by Caitlin Morrissey.
- The Diplomats would get on the board at the 5:01 mark as Erin Coverdale stole a clearing attempt and placed her shot into the lower right to give the hosts a 1-0 lead.
- Nagle scored 100 seconds after Coverdale's score to make it 2-0 from the top of the circle into the left side of the cage.
- F&M made it 3-0 when Coverdale notched her second goal of the game as she tipped in a shot from Melissa Gula at the 20:37 mark and that was the final goal of the first half.
- The Diplomats scored three times in a 2:29 span of the second half extend their lead to 6-0. Nagle pushed the lead to 4-0 with 27:31 left in the game on a rebound of her own shot in front of the goal, 69 seconds later Kat Horsley added a penalty stroke goal to make it 5-0 and the run was capped on a Lily Mynott tally on a pass from Gula at the 44:58 mark.
For The Shorewomen (4-10, 4-4 CC)
- Scorer: None
- Goalkeeper: Domanico (6 saves, 4 goals allowed, 43:37), Kayla Zapcic (2 saves, 2 goals allowed, 26:23)
- Washington did not register a shot or penalty corner in the game.
For Franklin & Marshall (12-2, 7-1 CC)
- Scorers: Coverdale (three goals), Nagle (goal), Horsley (goal), Mynott (goal), Gula (two assists)
- Goalkeeper: Ilianna Santangelo (0 saves, 0 goal allowed, 53:18), Christina Seery (0 saves, 0 goals allowed, 16:42)
- The Diplomats had 23 shots and 13 penalty corners in the game.
10/14 v. Centre - 12:00 p.m. (Non-Conference Game)
- First-ever meeting between the two colleges in field hockey.