#4 Diplomats Drop Shorewomen, 19-5

#4 Diplomats Drop Shorewomen, 19-5

Parrish Scores Twice in Loss

LANCASTER, PA -- Fourth-ranked host Franklin & Marshall built a 9-3 halftime lead en route to a 19-5 Centennial Conference women's lacrosse victory over visiting Washington College this afternoon in Lancaster, PA. The Diplomats improved to 11-1 overall and 7-0 in conference play with the win, while the Shorewomen fell to 6-6 and 2-5 with the loss.

The Diplomats scored two goals in the first minute of play and held a 5-1 lead less than 14 minutes into the game. Meredith Lussier scored seven goals and assisted on another for F&M, while Blake Hargest had three goals and three assists. Cat Serpe netted three goals, while Sarah Veneski tallied two goals and one assist and Lauren Ehrhardt had a goal and two assists.

Sophomore attacker Kalli Parrish (Timonium, MD/McDonogh School) led Washington with two goals, while junior midfielder Sam Ohrem (Ridgefield, CT/Ridgefield), junior midfielder Liz Cumberpatch (Annapolis, MD/Annapolis), and junior attacker Sarah Cannon (Baltimore, MD/Notre Dame Prep) each scored one goal.

F&M held a 44-14 advantage in shots and an 18-8 advantage in draw controls in the game.

The Shorewomen return to action Tuesday with a 4:30 p.m. Centennial Conference game at Bryn Mawr.