Kendall Becomes the 27th Player In Shorewomen Lacrosse History to Record 100 Career Points
SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Junior attacker Katherine Vincent (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) posted career-highs of eight goals and 10 points and senior attacker Carley Kendall (Harleysville, Pa./Souderton Area) became the 27th Washington College women's lacrosse player, and 10th since 2011, to notch 100 career points in a 15-9 road win at Swarthmore in a Centennial Conference women's lacrosse game at Clothier Field.
Washington College 15 Swarthmore 9
How It Happened
-Swarthmore scored the game's opening goal as Lizzie Kolln found Brianna Narzikul to put the hosts ahead 1-0 just 8:07 into the first half.
-Washington would answer with the half's final eight goals to take an 8-1 lead. Vincent won the loose ball on the draw control and found a wide open Alli Dudley as she beat Connie Bowen in a 1-on-1 situation 13 seconds after the opening goal with 21:40 to go in the first. Kendall made it 2-1 with 16:11 remaining on an unassisted tally.
-Vincent would factor in the final four goals of the opening half as she assisted on a goal by Cecily Docktor with 6:37 remaining in the opening 30 minutes and then scored the final three goals of the first half in a span of 3:46 with her final tally coming with 2:32 to go in the half. Vincent factored in six of WC's eight opening half tallies on four scores and two helpers.
-With 20:58 remaining in the second half, Kendall became the 27th Shorewoman to reach the 100-point plateau as she cut down the middle and scored to give Washington a 10-3 lead.
-Caitlin Donovan notched her first career goal with 9:02 left in the contest to give WC a 12-5 lead as she scored just 21 ticks after Docktor put the Shorewomen up by a half-dozen.
-After Swarthmore got within five for the third time in the second half at 13-8 with 6:37 left on a Kolln goal, Vincent responded with two more goals of her own to give WC a 15-8 lead with 4:11 left on a free position goal. The score with 4:11 remaining gave the junior her career-best eighth goal and the goal to make it 14-8 with 4:30 left gave her nine points, which set a personal-best.
-Kathryn Restrepo rounded out the scoring with 13 ticks left for Swarthmore.
For The Shorewomen (10-6, 5-3 CC)
-Scoring: Vincent (eight goals, 10 points, two assists, 4-for-4 on free position shots, three draw controls), Docktor, Dudley and Kendall (two goals)
-In Goal: Haylee Solomon (37:45, four saves, three goals), Maddie Mullen (22:15, three saves, six goals)
-Anna Inserra won a game-best five draw controls and Autumn Spence pulled down three draw controls.
-Washington outshot Swarthmore 31-19, won 16 of the game's 25 draw controls and held a 10-8 advantage in ground balls.
-The Shorewomen went 12-for-13 in clears in the victory.
-WC had six caused turnovers on the night and went 4-for-6 in free position chances.
For Swarthmore (5-10, 1-7 CC)
-Scoring: Kolln and Narzikul (three goals and two assists), Restrepo (two goals)
-In Goal: Bowen (60:00, eight saves, 15 goals allowed)
-The Garnet were 11-for-13 in clears and 2-for-6 in free position opportunities.
-Tess Wild won five draw controls for the hosts.
-The nine other players to notch their 100th career point since 2011 are Sarah Cannon '11 (2011 vs. Virginia Wesleyan), Kalli Parrish '12 (2012 vs. Randolph-Macon), Corinne Ziccardi '13 (2012 at Muhlenberg), Mollie Shipley '13 (2013 vs. Rowan), Carly Eisenbrandt '14 (2013 vs. Franklin & Marshall), Emily Hubley '15 (2013 vs. Swarthmore), Caroline Lovett '15 (2015 vs. Swarthmore), Dudley (2016 vs. Lynchburg) and Vincent (2016 at Muhlenberg).
-The Shorewomen have down the Garnet eight of the past nine years since 2008.
-Washington secured its sixth consecutive 10-or-more win season. Prior to 2011, the team had just four double digit win campaigns.
-Vincent was the first Shorewoman with 10 or more points in a game since Lindsey Eichner '05 had 10 points against Haverford on April 7, 2004. She is the sixth Washington player to achieve 10 or points in a single contest.
-Last night was the 45th win for the senior class, tying them with the classes of 2014 and 2015 for the most wins in a four-year span for WC.
4/29 v. McDaniel – 6:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference Game)
-Last regular season home game and regular season finale.
-A win by the Shorewomen will clinch a spot in the 2016 Centennial Conference Tournament, the third seed and a bye to the semifinal round of the conference tournament.