Shafer Propels Seahawks Rally over Shorewomen

About 4 minutes later, she registered her fourth goal of the contest with sophomore attacker Corinne Ziccardi (Baltimore, MD/Loch Raven) getting the assist to make it 5-3. Paige Decker responded for the Seahawks to cut the WC lead to 5-4 with 4:48 remaining in the first half. Emily Shafer leveled the game at 5-5 when she scored with 4:33 left in the half from Daniella Hanacek. Ziccardi capped the scoring in the first half on a man-up free position goal with 3:39 left in the opening 30 minutes to make it 6-5 at half.

In the second half, the Seahawks got three goals in the first 7:16 to take an 8-6 lead. The hosts got tallies by Decker, Bennett and Shackelford respectively to take the two-goal lead. Shackelford's tally was a free position and all three were unassisted. The Shorewomen scored the next two to even the game at 8-8 with 16:08 left. The WC goals were by Parrish with 20:41 left on a pass from Ziccardi and senior midfielder Ann Eickelberg (Amityville, NY/St. John the Baptist) with 16:08 to go.

St. Mary's scored the next two take grab a 10-8 lead with just 3:29 left in the game on goals from Kimmy Rouston, with Shafer getting the assist, and Shafer. Eisenbrandt scored with 57 seconds left on a feed from junior midfielder Mollie Shipley (Denville, NJ/Morris Catholic) to cut the hosts' lead to 10-9, but could not get the equalizer. St. Mary's goalkeeper Colleen Simpsonturned away the last chance for WC on a Ziccardi shot with under 30 seconds left to preserve the win.

Bennett, Decker, Mayer and Shafer had two goals each for the Seahawks, while Parker had two assists. In goal, Simpson made 12 saves.

Hubley led all players with four goals for Washington. Parrish scored twice and had three points in the game, while Ziccardi handed out two assists and added a goal for three points. In goal, junior goalkeeper Stephanie Seibert (Clear Spring, MD/Mercersburg Academy (PA) made five saves in the first half and sophomore Rachelle Martinez (Silver Spring, MD/Northwood) made two saves in the second half.

WC held a 30-21 edge in shots, while clearing the ball 14 of 18 times, while St. Mary's was 13 for 20 in clears. The Shorewomen were 2 for 4 in free positions, while the Seahawks were 1 for 3.

WC returns to action on Monday at 2:00 p.m. against Montclair State in Myrtle Beach, SC.

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