Grovom and Docktor Each Tally Five Goals as Shorewomen Open Conference Play With Victory
CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Junior attacker Cecily Docktor (Wellesley, Mass./Wellesley) tallied a career-best nine points, while tying her career-high in goals with five and assists with four as host Washington College raced out to a 16-7 lead held off a late charge by visiting Dickinson to notch a 16-12 win in a Centennial Conference women's lacrosse game on Saturday afternoon at Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium. It was the conference opener for both squads as the Shorewomen avenged a pair of one-goal losses to the Red Devils from a season ago.
Washington College 16 Dickinson 12
How It Happened
- After Dickinson scored the opening goal of the game just 1:13 in by Maddie Parker from Mack Maurer, Washington scored the next seven goals to take a 7-1 lead with 15:54 remaining in the first half by Lauren Brenner. Docktor put Washington ahead for good with 25:36 left in the first at 2-1 as she factored into three of the team's seven goals during the run. Alison Pantazes began the run 30 seconds after Parker's goal to tie the game at 1-1.
- The Red Devils outscored the Shorewomen 4-3 the rest of the half to trim the lead to 10-5 as Eleanor Kaestner capped the first half scoring with seven second left.
- Washington scored six of the first eight goals of the second half to take its biggest lead of the game at 16-7 with 7:15 remaining on a Docktor man-down goal with Madison Acra chalking up the helper. Kristy Grovom scored three of the six, while Docktor notched a pair of scores.
- Dickinson scored the game's final five goals in a span of 3:48 to trim the lead to 16-12 with 3:06 left on a Kaestner tally. The Red Devils could not draw any closer and the Shorewomen picked up the win.
For The Shorewomen (6-1, 1-0 CC)
- Scoring: Docktor (career-best of nine points and four assists; five goals to tie career-best), Grovom (five goals and four draw controls), Brenner (three goals), Aubrey Robinson (three points on one goal and two assists)
- In Goal: Isabella Richardson (60:00, 12 saves, 12 goals)
- Anna Bennett (two caused turnovers to lead team and two draws)
- Madison Schutz and Autumn Spence (three ground balls to lead team)
- Emily Pantazes (team-best and personal-high five draw controls)
- WC went 15-for-18 in clears, went 2-for-7 in free position shots and had 16 ground balls.
For Dickinson (3-4, 0-1 CC)
- Scoring: Anne Dunster and Maurer (two goals and two assists), Parker, Kaestner, Erika Bloes and Ashley Conner (two goals each), Sam Marmo (two helpers)
- In Goal: Avery Priest (60:0, three saves, 16 goals)
- Maurer (five draw controls to tie for tops in game), Parker (three caused turnovers to lead all players) and Sarah Benziger (game-best four ground balls)
- The Red Devils went 17-for-20 in clears and had six fewer turnovers than WC, 22-16.
- Dickinson went 2-for-5 in free position chances.
- The guests outshot the hosts, 28-25.
- Dickinson had 18 ground balls in the game.
- Docktor was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player of the Game during the webcast of the game as she scored five goals for the second straight game as she scored five last Saturday in a 14-13 overtime win at Randolph-Macon. She also had her second career four assist game against the Red Devils as she had four on May 3, 2017 in the Centennial Conference Tournament as both of her four helper games have come versus Dickinson.
- Brenner, Docktor and Grovom scored on all 13 shots the trio took the game.
- Both teams won 15 draws in the contest.
3/28 @ #22 Rowan – 6:00 p.m. (non-conference game)
- The Shorewomen downed the Profs 10-6 two years ago in Chestertown and have won five of the past seven meetings dating back to 2009.