March 29, 2014

#4 Diplomats Withstand Shorewomen, 14-11

Hubley Scores Four Goals, Tallies One Assist in Loss

LANCASTER, Pa. -- Fourth-ranked Franklin & Marshall improved to 8-1 overall and 2-0 in Centennial Conference play with a 14-11 women's lacrosse win over visiting Washington College this afternoon in Lancaster, Pa. The Shorewomen, who were playing their first conference game of the season, slipped to 4-3 overall with the loss. 

Washington struck first in the game as junior midfielder Emily Hubley (West Chester, Pa./Bayard Rustin) scored just 1:01 into the game, but the Diplomats quickly evened the score on a goal by Emily Everdell with 26:38 to play in the first half. Everdell then gave F&M the lead with another goal 2:03 later. F&M scored two more goals to build a 4-1 lead before Hubley found freshman midfielder Katherine Vincent (Wilton, Conn/Wilton) for a score with 20:29 to go in the half to trim the lead to 4-2. The Diplomats pushed the lead back to three goals when Grace Saliba scored off an Ali Kelly assist with 16:58 on the clock, but Washington answered with a goal by junior attacker Caroline Lovett (Lancaster, Pa./Penn Manor) at 13:29. Vincent then cut the lead to one with a free-position goal with 12:22 remaining before halftime. The Shorewomen evened the score at 5-5 on a free-position goal by Vincent with 6:16 on the clock and took the lead on a goal by Hubley with 2:19 to play before the intermission. Washington increased its lead to 7-5 on a free-position goal by Hubley with 1:21 left. The Diplomats ended the Shorewomen's run with a free-position goal by Mary Mitchell just one second before the first-half horn to cut the Washington advantage to 7-6. 

F&M tied the score at 7-7 just 1:58 into the second half on a goal by Anastasia Mergner.  Sophomore attacker Carley Kendall (Harleysville, Pa./Souderton Area) put Washington back in front, 8-7, with 26:45 remaining. Caroline Krohn responded for F&M with a goal with 25:27 to play and another with 24:01 left to put the Diplomats back in front, 9-8.  Casey Madden added to the F&M lead with a goal with 15:44 remaining, and Everdell netted the Diplomats' 11th goal of the game with 13:05 left to increase the Diplomats' lead to three goals. Washington freshman midfielder Cara Pascarella (Dix Hills, N.Y./Half Hollows Hills East) cut the margin back to two goals when she scored off an assist from Vincent with 12:21 remaining, but Kimberly Abruzzo countered with a free-position goal with 9:59 remaining. Abruzzo then scored again off a Madden feed at 9:00 to give F&M its first four-goal lead of the game at 13-9. Senior midfielder Carly Eisenbrandt (Baltimore, Md./Towson) scored for the Shorewomen with 7:17 to go, but Natalie Delinsky countered with 4:47 left to give F&M a 14-10 lead. Hubley scored with 3:54 remaining to provide the final margin. 

Everdell led F&M with three goals, while Madden had two goals and one assist and Krohn and Abruzzo each scored two goals. Kasey Hoffman made eight saves in goal for the Diplomats

Hubley and Vincent did most of the damage for Washington, tallying four goals and one assist and three goals and one assist, respectively. Vincent also had seven draw controls in the loss. Freshman goalie Allison Remenapp (Woodbine, Md./Century) made 10 saves and allowed 10 goals after replacing freshman goalie Haylee Solomon (Wantagh, N.Y./Sanford H. Calhoun), who played the first 8:23 and made one saves while allowing four goals. 

F&M held a 32-28 advantage in shots in the game.

The Shorewomen return to action Wednesday with a 7:00 p.m. Centennial Conference home game against Ursinus.

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