Brenner, Robinson Tally Five Points Each
ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. — The Washington College women's lacrosse team improved to 11-2 for the second time in program history with a 15-8 non-conference road win at St. Mary's College of Maryland this afternoon.
Washington College 15, St. Mary's (Md.) 8
How It Happened
- The Shorewomen jumped out to a 4-1 lead, finishing that three-goal cushion with a goal by Aubrey Robinson with 15:12 to play in the first half.
- The Seahawks scored the next two goals to cut the deficit to one on a goal by Megan Cannon off an assist from Gabby Beese with 12:36 on the clock.
- The Shorewomen scored the next four goals to build an 8-3 lead on a Kristy Grovom tally with 3:03 left in the half. The Seahawks got one goal back before halftime as Caitlin Katchmar assisted on a goal by Sydni Thacker with 17 seconds on the clock.
- Lauren Brenner started off the second-half scoring with a free-position goal for the Shorewomen just 69 seconds into the period. That was the first of three straight goals to open the half for Washington, which grabbed an 11-4 advantage on a Robinson free-position tally with 23:05 to play.
- The lead grew to as many as nine goals when Grovom scored off a Robinson assist with 13:48 on the clock for a 14-5 margin. The Seahawks scored the next three goals, but that was as close as St. Mary's would get for the rest of the game.
For the Shorewomen (11-2)
- Scoring Leaders: Brenner (4 goals, assist); Robinson (3 goals, 2 assists); Grovom (3 goals, assist); Madison Acra (2 goals)
- In Goal: Isabella Richardson (9 saves, 8 goals allowed, 60:00)
- Autumn Spence and Madison Schutz each had three caused turnovers in the win, while Grovom controlled five draws.
- Washington held a 34-25 advantage in shots. The Shorewomen's defense disrupted St. Mary's transition all game as the Seahawks were just 13-for-25 on clears.
For St. Mary's (7-8)
- Scoring Leaders: Lacey Brown (3 goals); Katchmar (goal, assist); Thacker (goal, assist)
- In Goal: Emma Brown (11 saves, 15 goals allowed, 60:00)
- St. Mary's controlled 14 of the game's 25 draws.
- The 2000 Washington College women's lacrosse team also won 11 of its first 13 games en route to a 14-3 finish.
- Washington's 11 wins this season are one more than the team won all of last season when the Shorewomen went 10-7.
- The St. Mary's roster features two players who are the younger sisters of Washington College women's lacrosse alumni. Cannon is the sister of Sarah Cannon '11, while Francesca Ziccardi is the younger sister of Corinne Ziccardi '13.
Up Next for the Shorewomen
4/18 @ #25 Haverford - 7:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)