Brandt Scores On Stroke; Zapcic Makes Eight Saves; Wolf Adds Defensive Save
CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Host Washington College got eight saves from Kayla Zapcic, a defensive save by Parker Wolf, and a penalty stroke goal from Kailyn Brandt to overcome a sizable shot advantage by visiting Wesley and post a 1-0 win in a non-conference field hockey game played tonight on Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium.
Washington College 1, Wesley 0
How It Happened
- Kaila Hindt had the only shot on goal during the opening quarter, an effort that was saved by Zapcic with 1:20 to go.
- Shots from Jessica Behorner and Carly Setting during a penalty corner less than three minutes into the second quarter were both saved by Zapcic.
- Jillian Brejnik had the only shot of the opening half for the Shorewomen with 10:12 to go, a back handed effort that went wide to the right of Wesley goalkeeper Lauren Berry.
- Washington took the lead with 6:30 to go in the third quarter when Brandt converted a penalty stroke to the right hand side of a diving Berry.
- Hindt put a shot on goal during a scramble with eight seconds to go in the quarter that got past Zapcic but was cleared off the goal line for a defensive save by Wolf.
- Kristen Fuhr had the best chance to tie the game for Wesley with 7:23 to go in the fourth quarter, as she redirected a shot during a penalty corner that forced Zapcic into a jumping save as she swatted the ball away with her stick.
- The Wolverines put four shots on goal in the fourth quarter, the last one coming from Hindt with 3:52 to go which was stopped by Zapcic.
For the Shorewomen (4-10)
- Scorers: Brandt (goal).
- Goalkeeper: Zapcic (eight saves, zero goals allowed, 60:00).
- Wolf recorded the first defensive save of her career.
For Wesley (9-7)
- Scorers: None.
- Goalkeeper: Berry (one save, one goal allowed, 60:00).
- The Wolverines outshot Washington 13-5 and held a 9-4 advantage in penalty corners.
- Zapcic was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player Of The Game on the webcast of the game for the fourth time in her career.
- All four wins for the Shorewomen this year have come by way of shutout.
- Field hockey becomes the fourth Washington College team to defeat Wesley this fall, joining volleyball, men's soccer, and women's soccer.
Up Next for the Shorewomen
10/30 v. #11 Ursinus - 7:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game).