Shorewomen Repossess Fords With Strong Second Half, 11-6

Shorewomen Repossess Fords With Strong Second Half, 11-6

Outscores Haverford 9-3 In Final 30 Minutes

HAVERFORD, Pa. – Visiting Washington College outscored host Haverford in the second half by a 9-3 margin to turn a 3-2 halftime deficit into an 11-6 victory on Wednesday evening at Swan Field in a Centennial Conference women's lacrosse game.  The Shorewomen improve to 8-4 overall and 4-2 in the conference, while the Fords fall to 7-6 and 3-3 respectively.

Down 3-2 entering the second half, Washington scored the first three goals of the half in the first 4:24 to take the lead for good at 5-3.  Freshman midfielder Katherine Vincent (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) tied the game at 3-3 just 43 seconds into the second half.  The Shorewomen took the lead for good at 4-3 with 26:45 remaining in the contest on a goal by junior midfielder Emily Hubley (West Chester, Pa./Bayard Rustin) and Hubley capped the three-goal spurt just 69 seconds later to put the Shorewomen up by two goals.

Christina Gould cut the lead to 5-4 off of a feed from Sarina Manetta 24:02 remaining in the contest, but junior attacker Caroline Lovett (Lancaster, Pa./Penn Manor) restored Washington's two goal lead just 32 ticks later on a free position goal.  Haverford cut it to 6-5 with 22:04 remaining on a free position score by Dayna Kim, but 46 seconds later senior midfielder Carly Eisenbrandt (Baltimore, Md./Towson) scored unassisted to make it 7-5.  Eisenbrandt's tally began a game-closing 5-1 run for the Shorewomen.  Hubley made it 8-5 on a pass from Eisenbrandt for her fourth goal of the game and third of the second half with 18:58 remaining and only 55 seconds later Vincent notched her second score of the half to put Washington ahead 9-5.  Diana Perry tallied her third goal of the tilt with 14:50 to go to for the Fords trim the WC lead to 9-6, but the Shorewomen got goals by freshman midfielder Alli Dudley (New Windsor, Md./Francis Scott Key) with 7:45 remaining and Eisenbrandt on a man-up score with 44 seconds to go to round out the scoring.

In the first half, Perry scored the game's opening goal just 1:10 into the game to make it 1-0.  Hubley tied it at 3:09 on an unassisted tally to even the game at 1-1 before Megan Gallagher put the Fords back up 2-1 with 15:21 remaining in the half on a free position score.  Freshman midfielder Anna Inserra (Dix Hills, N.Y./Half Hollows Hills West) tied the game at 2-2 on her first collegiate goal with junior attacker Catherine Stanley (Freeland, Md./Hereford) chalking up her first career assist on the goal with 10:42 left.  Haverford would take the lead into halftime with 8:30 left on Perry's second goal of the half.

Hubley scored four goals to lead all players in the win for Washington, along with winning two draw controls.  Eisenbrandt had three points on two goals and a helper, while Vincent scored twice to go along with two caused turnovers.  Dudley had a pair of points on a goal and an assist.  Senior midfielder Kathleen Maleski (Mt. Airy, Md./South Carroll) and junior defender Liz Godorov (Cherry Hill, N.J./Cherry Hill East) had two draw controls and two caused turnovers each.  In goal, freshman goalkeeper Allison Remenapp (Woodbine, Md./Century) turned away eight shots in notching the win.

Perry scored three times for Haverford and was the lone Ford to notch multiple points, while Manetta won a contest-best four draws.  In goal, Shannon Horn made just six saves.

The Shorewomen outshot the Fords 27-24, while the Fords won 11 of the game's 19 draws.  The Shorewomen were 15-for-16 in clears, while the Fords went 10-for-11.  Haverford was 2-of-5 in free position chances, while Washington converted 1-of-4.

Washington is back in action on Saturday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. when they host visiting #5 Gettysburg in conference action.