Vincent Totals Game-Highs of Seven Points and Four Helpers While Scoring Three Times
CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Host Washington College clinched the third seed in next week's Centennial Conference Tournament, and a spot in the conference tournament for the sixth straight season, with a 17-5 victory over visiting McDaniel in a Centennial Conference women's lacrosse game on Friday night at Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium. The win also gives the Shorewomen senior class 46 victories, the most of any four-year class in the history of the program. It was also the team's home and regular season finale.
Washington College 17 McDaniel 5
How It Happened
-With the score tied at 1-1, Alli Dudley ignited a five-goal run by Washington as she floated a shot over the head of McDaniel goalie Katelin Johnson as she was knocked down by a Green Terror defender taking the shot with 21:05 to go in the opening half. The run was capped with 11:49 to go in the first on an unassisted goal by Carley Kendall.
-After the Green Terror trimmed it to 6-2 with 10:20 remaining in the first by Maggie Quinn, the Shorewomen completed the half on a 4-0 run to take a 10-2 lead into halftime. Dudley completed the first half scoring when she picked off a clearing pass by McDaniel and scored unassisted.
-In the second half, the Shorewomen outscored the Green Terror by a 7-3 margin. Madison Schutz recorded her first career point and assist on a goal by Madison Acra with 23:25 remaining to put WC ahead 12-3.
-Washington led by as many as 12 goals on two occasions.
For The Shorewomen (11-6, 6-3 CC)
-Scoring: Vincent (game-highs of seven points, four assists and four draw controls; three goals), Cecily Docktor (game-high four goals), Kendall (three goals and four points), Dudley (three goals and two caused turnovers), Acra (two goals)
-In Goal: Haylee Solomon (60:00, seven saves, five goals, two ground balls)
-Schutz (four ground balls to tie for game-high and two caused turnovers), Caitlin Donovan (three ground balls)
-The Shorewomen outshot the Green Terror, 30-18, and won 16 of the game's 24 draw controls.
-WC went 14-for-17 in clears and edged McDaniel in ground balls by a 17-15 margin.
-The hosts went 2-for-6 in free position shots.
For McDaniel (5-11, 2-7 CC)
-Scoring: Quinn (two goals and three ground balls)
-In Goal: Johnson (45:45, five saves, 16 goals), Nikki Francis (14:15, one save, one goal)
-Olivia Geiger (four ground balls to tie for game-best)
-The Green Terror went 11-for-13 in clears and had one fewer turnover than WC, 15-14.
-McDaniel went 1-for-4 in free position chances.
-Washington has now downed McDaniel seven straight times, a streak that commenced in 2011.
-The 46 wins for the senior class tops the 2014 and 2015 senior classes that each won 45.
-The 12-goal margin of victory is the largest for Washington ever over McDaniel. The prior high was 11 in a 17-6 WC win in 2003.
-Washington has now won 11 games in each of the past three years.
-It will be the ninth all-time appearance in the CC Tournament for the Shorewomen. The Shorewomen previously appeared in the tournament in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
-The six consecutive appearances is the current longest streak for any WC team that must qualify for the Centennial Tournament.
5/7 v. Gettysburg - @ Franklin & Marshall – TBA (Centennial Conference Tournament Semifinal)
-Game time will be announced on Monday.
-Gettysburg will be the second seed in the tournament and Washington will be the third seed.