Kendall Scores Career-High Seven Goals and Joins Dudley and Lovett With Seven Points
WESTMINSTER, Md. – Junior attacker Carley Kendall (Harleysville, Pa./Souderton Area) scored a career-high seven goals and tallied a career-best seven points and was one of three Washington College players to tally a game-high seven points in a 20-11 road win over host McDaniel on Saturday afternoon at Gill Stadium in Centennial Conference women's lacrosse action. The Shorewomen improve to 11-4 overall and 7-2 in the Centennial Conference, while the Green Terror drop to 9-7 and 4-5 respectively. It was the regular season finale for both squads.
The win gives Washington 45 wins over the past four years in 65 games. The 45 victories ties the 2014 senior class with the most wins for a four-year Shorewomen Lacrosse class. Washington went 7-2 in the Centennial for the second straight season.
The Shorewomen broke a 2-2 tie with four unanswered goals to take a 6-3 lead with 14:14 left in the first half on Kendall's third consecutive goal from senior midfielder Emily Hubley (West Chester, Pa./Bayard Rustin). The run began on a unassisted goal by sophomore midfielder Alli Dudley (New Windsor, Md./Francis Scott Key) with 20:45 remaining in the first and gave Washington the lead for good at 3-2. Kendall also scored with 19:03 and 16:38 left on assists from senior attackers Caroline Lovett (Lancaster, Pa./Penn Manor) and Catherine Stanley (Freeland, Md./Hereford) respectively. The Green Terror would score four of the next five goals to trim the lead to 7-6 with 5:41 left on a Julia Jacobs unassisted tally. WC would cap the first half scoring with 3:05 left in the half on a goal from sophomore midfielder Cara Pascarella (Dix Hills, N.Y./Half Hollows Hills East) on a pass from Dudley to give the guests an 8-6 lead into halftime.
Washington lead 10-8 with 25:09 left in the game following a McDaniel goal by Danielle Entrot before going on a 7-1 run to take a 17-9 lead with 16:09 left on a Dudley goal. Dudley, Kendall and Lovett each scored two goals during the run. The Shorewomen outscored the Green Terror the rest of the way by a 3-2 count to provide the final margin.
Joining Kendall with seven points was Dudley and Lovett as Dudley had four assists and three goals, while Lovett had five goals and two helpers. Hubley had four points on two goals and two assists, Stanley had two helpers and one goal for three points, while Pascarella deposited two goals. Senior defender Liz Godorov (Cherry Hill, N.J./Cherry Hill West) won five draw controls to lead all players, while Hubley won three. Dudley and Hubley each had three caused turnovers to lead all players.
Entrot had four points to lead the Green Terror on three goals and one assist. Maggie Quinn had three goals, while Samantha Barbeito had three points on two goals and one helper. Bridget Bopst had a goal and assist for the hosts.
The Shorewomen held a 34-18 edge in shots, a 12-5 advantage in ground balls and won 19 of the game's 33 draw controls. The Shorewomen were 7-for-8 in clears, while the Green Terror went 9-for-12. McDaniel turned it over 14 times, while Washington coughed it up eight times.
The Shorewomen will be the third seed in next week's Centennial Conference Tournament and will play two seed and #2 Franklin & Marshall at top seed Gettysburg next Saturday, May 2, at a time to be determined on Monday. #6 Gettysburg will await the winner of fourth seed Muhlenberg and fifth seed Haverford. That game will be on Wednesday at Muhlenberg.