#4 Diplomats Spoil Perfect Centennial Record of #24 Shorewomen, 13-6

#4 Diplomats Spoil Perfect Centennial Record of #24 Shorewomen, 13-6

Schutz Tallies Four Ground Balls and Three Caused Turnovers

CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Visiting #4 Franklin & Marshall pulled out to an 8-2 halftime lead on its way to a 13-6 victory over host #24 Washington College on Saturday afternoon at Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium in Centennial Conference women's lacrosse action in a contest between the two last remaining undefeated teams in Centennial play as it was the home finale for WC .  The Diplomats improve to 12-3 overall and 7-0 in the Centennial, while the Shorewomen drop to 11-4 and 6-1 respectively.   

#4 Franklin & Marshall 13 #24 Washington College 6

How It Happened
- Franklin & Marshall scored the game's first four goals to lead 4-0 just 8:35 into the game on a Caroline Kolva goal from Tabitha Rodriguez
- After Colleen Keefe cut the Diplomats' lead to 6-2 with 5:06 left in the first half, F&M scored the last two goals of the half to lead 8-2 at halftime as Ally Marino scored a man-down tally with 1:12 left to wrap up the scoring in the opening half.
- Washington got it within 10-5 with 17:13 to go in the second half on a Lauren Brenner goal before F&M salted away the game by scoring three straight to lead 13-5 with 4:24 left on a Rodriguez finisher from Marino.
- The Shorewomen's Cecily Docktor notched a free position score with 1:24 to go to cap the scoring.  The goal by Docktor was her 130th career goal and moved her into ninth place all-time at Washington as she passed Corinne Ziccardi '13 and Carly Eisenbrandt '14 who each netted 129 goals.

For The #24 Shorewomen (11-4, 6-1 CC)
- Scoring: Docktor and Kristy Grovom (two goals)
- In Goal: Isabella Richardson (60:00, 10 saves, 13 goals)
- Madison Schutz (game-best three caused turnovers and four ground balls to tie for game-high), Docktor (game-best seven draws) and Melissa Donato (four ground balls). 
- Washington totaled 13 caused turnovers in the contest and held a 23-22 advantage in ground balls.
- WC went 15-for-19 in clears and 3-for-10 in free position shots.
- The hosts, who won 14 of the game's 21 draws, had 23 turnovers in the game.

For #4 Franklin & Marshall (12-3, 7-0 CC)
- Scoring: Marino (three goals and one assist), Maddie Hughes (three scores), Kolva and Grace Norley (two goals), Rodriguez (goal and assist)
- In Goal: Emily Kitchin (60:00, 16 saves, six goals; four ground balls)
- Megan Jackson won three draw controls to lead squad.
- The Diplomats went 21-for-27 in clears and 1-for-5 in free position chances.
- F&M outshot the hosts by a 35-26 margin and committed 21 turnovers.

Notes
- Schutz was named the Goose Nation TV Shorewomen Player of the Game during the webcast of the game. 
- F&M's Maggie Hanzsche is the cousin of Allie Hanzsche '10, who played lacrosse for the Shorewomen from 2007-10.  A captain for the 2009 and 2010 teams, Allie had 79 points on 41 goals and 38 assists in 63 career games for WC.

Up Next
4/24 @ Swarthmore – 5:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)
- Shorewomen won last year's matchup 13-12 for their seventh straight win over Swarthmore.