Eisenbrandt Leads Shorewomen with Three Goals
ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. -- Visiting Washington College scored the final four goals of the game en route to an 8-7 victory over host St. Mary's College of Maryland in non-conference women's lacrosse action this afternoon. The Shorewomen improved to 4-2 with the win, while the Seahawks fell to 4-5 with the loss.
Senior midfielder Carly Eisenbrandt (Baltimore, Md./Towson) gave the Shorewomen a lead 32 seconds into the game. St. Mary's evened the score when Tori Poffenberger scored with 24:26 to play in the first half. Sophomore attacker Carley Kendall (Harleysville, Pa./Souderton Area) then scored back-to-back goals, the first off an assist from senior midfielder Kathleen Maleski (Mount Airy, Md./South Carroll), with 18:46 and 17:08 remaining, respectively, to give Washington a 3-1 lead. Shelby Newman scored for the Seahawks with 13:09 left and Poffenberger evened the score at 3-3 with 9:31 to play in the period. Eisenbrandt put Washington back in front with just 30 seconds to play before halftime.
The Seahawks scored the first four goals of the second half to take a 7-4 lead. Poffenberger netted a goal with 22:35 left, Ashley Lawrence followed with a goal with 21:44 to play, Newman scored with 14:09 on the clock, and Poffenberger scored off a Newman feed with 11:30 remaining. The Shorewomen's run began with a free-position goal by Maleski with 9:45 to go and freshman midfielder Alli Dudley (New Windsor, Md./Francis Scott Key) scored off an assist from junior midfielder Emily Hubley (West Chester, Pa./Bayard Rustin) 42 seconds later. Hubley evened the score at 7-7 with a goal with 6:21 left and Eisenbrandt scored the game-winner with 2:55 remaining. Newman had a potential game-tying shot saved by freshman goalie Haylee Solomon (Wantagh, N.Y./Sanford H. Calhoun) with 15 seconds to go and another St. Mary's shot by Maggie Wagner was blocked with five seconds left.
Eisenbrandt's three goals led the Washington offense, while Kendall added two goals and Hubley and Maleski each had one goal and one assist. Solomon played the final 11:30 of the game for Washington and made one save while allowing no goals. Freshman Allison Remenapp (Woodbine, Md./Century) started the game in goal for Washington, making three saves and allowing seven goals in 48:30 of playing time.
Poffenberger supplied the Seahawks with four goals to lead all players. Newman added two goals and one assist, while Kayla Dunn made three saves in goal for St. Mary's.
The Seahawks held a 20-16 advantage in shots in the game, but the Shorewomen controlled 11 of the game's 17 draws.
The Shorewomen return to action Saturday with their Centennial Conference opener, a 1:00 p.m. game at fourth-ranked Franklin & Marshall.