Vincent With 10 Points To Match Her Career High and Dishes Out Personal-Best Five Assists
CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Senior attacker Katherine Vincent (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) matched her career-high with a game-best 10 points and handed out a career-high five assists to go along with five goals as host Washington College topped visiting St. Mary's, 17-8, in a non-conference women's lacrosse game on Monday night at Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium. In the win, sophomore attacker Kristy Grovom (San Diego, Calif./Mission Hills) scored a career-best six goals and had a personal-topping six points.
Washington College 17 St. Mary's 8
How It Happened
- Washington scored the game's first four goals to take a 4-0 lead with 19:01 to go in the first half on a free position goal by Emily Pantazes. The first goals of the game for the Shorewomen free position shots.
- After Erika Kopf cut the Shorewomen lead to 6-2 with 43.9 seconds left in the first half, Washington got the last goal of the opening half exactly 10.1 seconds later when Cecily Docktor scored on a breakaway off of a feed from Vincent on a restart as the Shorewomen took a 7-2 lead into halftime.
- The Docktor goal ignited a five-goal run for the Shorewomen that spanned both halves as the team took an 11-2 lead with 23:48 to go in the second half on an Emily Pantazes free position tally.
- The Seahawks would respond with a 5-1 run to cut the deficit to 12-7 with 14:15 to go in the game on a Gabby Beese score.
- WC would put the game away by scoring five of the final six goals of the game to win by nine. Grovom capped off the game with her sixth goal on a pass from Vincent who recorded her fifth helper and 10th point on the final goal of the night.
For The Shorewomen (5-2)
- Scoring: Vincent (game-highs of 10 points and five assists to go along with five goals; five draw controls), Grovom (career-high and game-best six goals, career-topping six points to go along with six draw controls to lead all players), Docktor (three goals and four points)
- In Goal: Haylee Solomon (45:45, four saves, seven goals), Maddie Mullen (14:15, four save, one goal)
- Vincent also had a game-best three caused turnovers and tied for game-high with four ground balls
- Anna Inserra in her season debut notched five draw controls.
- The Shorewomen outshot the Seahawks, 31-21, and won 20 of the game's 27 draw controls.
- WC went 13-for-14 in clears and went 7-for-11 in free position shots.
- Washington scored one man-up goal in the win.
For St. Mary's (4-5)
- Scoring: Lacey Brown (team-high three goals), Kopf (two goals), Meg Gesner (two assists), Gabby Beese (one goal and one assist)
- In Goal: Emma Brown (60:00, eight saves, 17 goals to go along with four ground balls to tie for game-best)
- Kate Bartholomew (three draws for team-best)
- The Seahawks went 12-for-18 in clears and had five fewer turnovers than WC, 16-11.
- St. Mary's went 2-for-8 in free position chances and had a pair of man-up scores.
- The guests had a 17-16 advantage in ground balls.
- With her five goals tonight, Vincent ties Corinne Ziccardi '13 and Carly Eisenbrandt '14 for eighth all-time in team history in goals with 129. Her 10 points jumps her from 13th to ninth place all-time as she now has 176 all-time points. She passed Tammy Tiehel '86 and Jordan Holt '00 (170), Eisenbrandt (173) and Mollie Shipley '13 (174).
- Vincent was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player of the Game during the webcast of the game as she had her second career 10-point game. The first one she achieved was on April 27, 2016 at Swarthmore when she had eight goals and two assists.
- The Seahawks' Megan Cannon is the younger sister of Sarah Cannon '11, who played for the Shorewomen from 2008-11 and is sixth all-time in Shorewomen Lacrosse history in assists with 65. Sarah played her first game for Washington against St. Mary's on February 27, 2008 where she scored the first of her 70 goals and registered the first of her 135 points in her four-year WC career.
- St. Mary's Mackenzie Rayburn is the younger sister of Gavin Rayburn '11, who was a four-year member of the Shoremen Soccer team, 2007-10. Gavin had five goals and four assists for 14 points in his WC career.
3/25 @ Dickinson – 12:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)
- The Shorewomen downed the Red Devils, 13-8, last April in Carlisle, Pa.