Shorewomen Open Season With Back-To-Back Shutout Wins For First Time In Program History
CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Host Washington College scored two goals in a span of 1:52 in the first half and dominated possession en route to a 2-0 win over visiting Rutgers-Camden in a non-conference women's soccer game played today on a rain soaked Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium. The Shorewomen held a commanding 36-7 advantage in shots in the game.
Washington College 2, Rutgers-Camden 0
How It Happened
- The Shorewomen took five shots in the opening 7:57 of play and took eight shots before the Scarlet Raptors recorded their first shot. Arianna Sabatino almost put the Shorewomen ahead in the 14th minute, but her shot went off the post.
- Cayla Marcinko took a shot in the 22nd minute that beat Rutgers-Camden goalkeeper Natalie Eberhardt, but was cleared off of the goal line by Kayla de Guzman.
- Washington got on the board with 22:24 to go in the opening half when Emily Jacoby was the first to find the rebound of a shot from Olivia Sabatino and stuck the rebound in the center of the goal. Jacoby's shot was the 17th shot taken by Washington in the opening half.
- Arianna Sabatino doubled the lead just 1:52 later, taking a back heeled touch pass from Sara Douglas at the upper right of the 18 yard box and beating Eberhardt with a shot into the upper corner.
- Washington held a 22-4 advantage in shots at the halftime break.
- Arianna Sabatino almost gave the Shorewomen a 3-0 lead with 23:57 to go, but her shot went off the crossbar. Olivia Sabatino then had her own chance to make it a 3-0 lead, but her shot off of a free kick with 7:53 to go also hit the crossbar.
For the Shorewomen (2-0)
- Scorers: Jacoby (one goal), Arianna Sabatino (one goal), Olivia Sabatino (one assist), Douglas (one assist).
- Goalkeeper: Annalie Buscarino (six saves, zero goals allowed, 90:00).
- The Shorewomen held a commanding 36-7 advantage in shots and a 6-1 advantage in corner kicks.
For Rutgers-Camden (1-2)
- Scorers: None.
- Goalkeeper: Eberhardt (11 saves, two goals allowed, 90:00).
- Rutgers-Camden also recorded a team save in the loss.
- Jacoby was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player Of The Game on the webcast of the game for the first time in her career.
- Today's game, paired with the Shorewomen's 12-0 shutout of Rosemont, marks the first time in the history of the Shorewomen soccer program that the team has opened the season with back-to-back shutout victories.
- With her assist, Olivia Sabatino now has 13 in her career, tying her with Stephanie Bradley and Sarah Polhamus for the Shorewomen program record for assists in a career. Sabatino already holds the Shorewomen record for career goals (18) and points (49).
- With her goal, Arianna Sabatino now has 15 goals in her career, moving her into a tie for third place with Megan Russell and Laura Mozzer on the Shorewomen career goals list.
Up Next for the Shorewomen
9/12 @ Hood - 5:00 p.m.
- It will be the first meeting between the two programs since the 2011 season, a 1-0 win for the Shorewomen courtesy of a goal from Heather Smith. Washington leads the series against Hood, 4-1-1.