#9 Diplomats Down Shorewomen, 11-4

#9 Diplomats Down Shorewomen, 11-4

Solomon Sets Career-High In Saves With 18

CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Visiting #9 Franklin & Marshall scored the game's first eight goals of the game on its way to an 11-4 win over host Washington College on Saturday afternoon at Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium in Centennial Conference women's lacrosse action.   

#9 Franklin & Marshall 11 Washington College 4

How It Happened
- The connection of Hannah Serling and Paige Moriarty gave F&M a 2-0 lead with 22:32 left in the first half as Serling scored a pair of goals with Moriarty notching the assists in a 40-second span. 
- Vanessa Budd made it 3-0 with 18:42 left in the first half as she went coast-to-coast after she had the caused turnover and ground ball to start the play.
- Moriarty made it 4-0 on a feed from Gabby Frank with exactly 14:00 left in the half and Danielle Wilson capped the first half scoring with 7:59 remaining on an unassisted score.
- Serling gave the Diplomats an 8-0 lead with 23:33 remaining in the second half.
- Emily Pantazes got the Shorewomen on the scoreboard with 22:27 remaining on an unassisted tally to cut the F&M lead to 8-1.
- Each team scored three times the rest of the game to provide the final margin.

For The Shorewomen (9-5, 4-3 CC)
- Scoring: Cecily Docktor (two goals and one assist for team-best three points)
- In Goal: Haylee Solomon (60:00, career-high 18 saves, 11 goals)
- Caitlin Donovan had a career-best six ground balls to lead all players and led the team with three caused turnovers.  Docktor and Katherine Vincent had three caused turnovers to lead WC. 
- The Shorewomen outshot the Diplomats by a 31-25 margin and notched seven caused turnovers.
- WC went 18-for-25 in clears and 1-for-4 in free position shots.
- The hosts had 21 turnovers in the game.

For #9 Franklin & Marshall (12-4, 6-1 CC)
- Scoring: Moriarty (two goals and two assists), Serling (game-high three goals to go along with an assist), Frank and Maddie Hughes (one goal and one assist)
 - In Goal: Danielle Harrington (56:36, six saves, three goals), Julia Nelson (3:24, zero saves, one goal)
- Moriarty and Serling had four points each to lead all players.
- Budd had four caused turnovers to lead all players and four ground balls, Serling led the guests with six ground balls and Melissa Judge won six draw controls to lead all participants.
- The Diplomats went 18-for-20 in clears and 0-for-7 in free position chances.
- F&M won 13 of the game's 17 draw controls, held a 26-22 edge in ground balls and outshot the hosts by a 40-20 margin.

Notes
- Solomon was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player of the Game during the webcast of the game.  Her previous high in saves in a game was 16 which she achieved on April 20, 2016 at Haverford.
- Solomon is the first Washington goalie to have 18 saves in a game since Amber Madore against Ursinus on April 15, 2008.
- F&M's Maggie Hanzsche is the cousin of Allie Hanzsche '10, who played lacrosse for the Shorewomen from 2007-10.  A captain for the 2009 and 2010 teams, Allie had 79 points on 41 goals and 38 assists in 63 career games for WC.

Up Next
4/26 @ Swarthmore – 5:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)
- Shorewomen won last year's matchup 15-9 behind an eight goal and 10 point performance by Vincent.